Now, we announce !
Japan sake and shochu academy 2018

This is an official educational course organized by the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association and the support of National Tax Agency and National Reseach Institute of Brewing in Japan. This course is designed to provide the advanced correct knowledge of Japanese trditional alcohol drinks "Sake" and "Shochu" which -we call "國酒(kokushu)"

1-6-15, Njishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Tel +81 3 3501 0101
URL www.japansake.or.jp

About Japan sake and shochu academy


1Basic seminar (1day)
History, culture and making process.
2Tasting lesson (2.5day)
Through the tasting of various sample, you learn how to describe the feature of flavor and the cause by production and storage process.
Sample: about 70 items
3Experience lesson (1day)
・Visit to Brewing Society of Japan
・Learn handmade sake brewery
Brewing Society of Japan provides breweryes
Kyoukai yeast for Sake and Shochu, wine etc.
Experiential learning of Sake,Shochu and Awamori
(Supplementary lesson:Off hours)
Various Sake, Shochu, Awamori bar


Experts of tasting and making Sake and Shochu.
(National Research Institute of Brewing, etc.)


The Old National Research Institute of Brewing
2-6-30 Takinogawa Kita-ku Tokyo JAPAN

The National Research Institute of Brewing (NRIB) was established on May 9, 1904 in Tokyo, Japan as a national research organization concerning technology related to alcoholic beverages under the Ministry of Finance.
This old building called AKA-RENGA(red brick) was popular with sake brewers. And we use it for training of young sake brewers now.


After completing all lessons and the final examination, a certification will be issued by National Research Institute of Brewing and Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association.



How to join the courses

Course fee 100,000 yen
Date and Time February, 5th – 9th ,2018
From 9:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m
Accommodation Accommodation is arranged and paid by the academy.
(There is no change of the course fee even if you don't need the accommodation.)
  • (1)The number of student is up to 12 (approx.)
  • (2)You need to attend all scheduled lessons.
  • (3)Applicant must want to learn the advanced knowledge and tasting skills of sake and shochu.
    A short essay is required which describes your activities(past/present) and aspiration about your future activies using this experience.
  • (4)Due date
    The end of November, 2017
    In case of exceeding number of applicants, we'll decide the candidates based on the essay submitted. The candidates will be contacted directly by 11th.December.
Application Here sight
( https://www.s-db.jp/entry?k=671c4ec722bec726c5432670f3def5de747%2CDI )
Inquiry email: yamada@sakebunka.co.jp
Tel: 090-6504-7424 Weekday 10:00~17:00(Japanese time)