Nissan Special Event: Sake and Japanese food culture

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Part 1: Presentations, chaired by Professor Takehiko Kariya


Ms. Rie Yoshitake, Sake Promoter, UK representative of The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association - 'Misconceptions about SAKE’


Mr. Koichi Saura, President of Urakasumi Sake Brewery Saura Co., Ltd., and Vice Chairman of The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association - ‘Introduction to Japanese Sake and Sake Culture’


Mr. Oliver Hilton Johnson, Advanced Sake Professional and Educator, and International Kikisake-shi - ‘The Power of Sake: unique aspects of sake pairing’


Mr Kenji Nagano, Business Development Manager, Mizkan - ‘Vinegar, Sushi and Mizkan’


Part 2:  Sake and Japanese food tasting


Several types and labels of Sake will be presented, including the acclaimed Urakasumi.  These will be accompanied by sushi and other Japanese food, sponsored by Mizkan Foods and the Embassy of Japan in the U.K.