Sake Judging

“Ask Beau” – “How was the IWC this year in London?” April, 2019 Let me answer that by saying 1,500! This year we had 1,500 entries from 432 sake breweries from around the world. This is not a record for total entries, which we broke last year in Japan, but this is a record for submissions that went... Continue reading article ›
Sake Judging – International Wine Challenge 2014 June, 2014 In April, I hopped the pond to London to act once again as the Sake Panel Chairman, something I have done each and every year since sake was admitted for judging at the IWC six years ago, and attacked almost 800 sakes for two glorious... Continue reading article ›
Sake Judging – Results of the IWC and What Winners We Carry! June, 2013 I wrote a great deal about the International Wine Challenge ’13 from London in the last Newsletter. (If you want to know about the inner workings of the actual judging check out the article.) May 2013 Newsletter Suffice it to say it so weird flying... Continue reading article ›
Sake Judging - The International Wine Challenge 2013 London May, 2013 I love the International Wine Challenge. It's just a terrific sake competition that does so very much for the sake industry. Yes of course the 584 sakes paled in comparison to the thousands of wine submissions but the event is getting larger and more competitive... Continue reading article ›
Sake Judging - US National Sake Appraisal September, 2008 You might know it as the "Joy Of Sake" tasting! But before the Joy comes the hard work of tasting and appraising the sake that goes forth and becomes the Joyous event that we have all come to love and appreciate. So before you think... Continue reading article ›

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