Shane Jones

Sake Educator: Shane Jones

Shane found his way to sake in a serious way in 2016 when was introduced to Sake Sommelier Association founders, Xavier Chapelou & Kumiko Ohta, by a mutual friend. Within the next year he travelled to Japan for the first time, completed the Advanced Sake Sommelier Course and became a Certified Sake Educator.

Based in London, he is a regular Educator for the Certified Sake Sommelier courses and helps to facilitate the delivery of the Master Sake Sommelier qualification.
A keen taster, Shane routinely judges at the London Sake Challenge and acted as the competition’s Head Judge in 2019.
What’s his favourite style of sake? Any that leaves him wanting more!