Sake World Cup

Committee Members

Making Sake A Global Culture

Haruo MATSUZAKI

Chairman

President: SAKE Marketing House Co., Ltd.
Chairman: Japan Sake Export Association
Sake Journalist
Judge of international sake competitions (The U.S. National Sake Appraisal, ISC, etc.)
Writer (Sake Guidebook, the SAKE BOOK, etc.

 

Koji UENOYAMA

Founder

President: Glue Japan LLC
Former sake brewery project leader (Daimon Brewery)
Operator of international sake bar (Hana Sake Bar)
Specialist of Sake Tourism 
Member of Japanese Gov. Project “Walk in US, Talk on Japan”
Contributor for Osaka-Kansai EXPO Campaign as int’l sake expert

Akiko SHIBATA

executive member

President: Tokyo Sake-Ten
Founder: Medetashi -sake restaurant & shop-

Born in Asamai, Yokote city, Akita. Hitotsubashi University graduate,  Built career in American consulting corporation, American advertising agency, securities company and global banking group. In December 2013, launched Tokyo Sake-ten.

Also, joined Myokoshuzo sake brewing company in Niigata, as a senior management of business development.

Supporter Organizations

Kita Sangyo Co.,Ltd.
Sake Export Association
J-Hoppers Ltd.
UB1 Table