Japan - Sake Sommelier Academy®
Sake Sommelier Academy®  Japan

Sake Educator


School Taishi
Sake Educator Kaori Koumatu
Website https://taishijapan.com/en/#Sakecourses
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Courses Run Introductory Sake Professional and Certified Sake Sommelier

Kaori Koumatu is making sake accessible to the world! Kaori, an avid traveller, understands first-hand the communication barriers present with sake. As the CEO of Taishi, Kaori is determined to remove these barriers through sake education and exportation. Kaori’s impressive list of qualifications include Certified Sake Sommelier and Sake Expert with the National Research Institue of Brewing (NRIB). In her constant pursuit of knowledge, Kaori has visited over 100 breweries across Japan and is eager to pass on to future sake sommeliers everything she has learned!

Taishi is a sake exporter and educator that works closely with over one hundred breweries across Japan. In addition to providing a professionally curated sake portfolio, Taishi offers Sake buyers the latest information on sake innovation and news.