Chronicles of the sake journey

Kikisake-shi Course 2022

Course 2022

  • Day1 30th June 1000-1700
  • Day2 1st July 1000-1700
  • Day3 2nd July 1000-1700
  • Exam 22nd July 1000-1330 (TBC)
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About Author


Alex is a London-based sake blogger, podcaster, IWC Sake judge and sake advocate. He is a publisher of the Sugidama Blog website and a host of the Sugidama Podcast. Alex has an International Kikisake-shi (Sake Specialist) qualification from SSI (Sake Service Institute). He sees his mission as expanding the awareness of Japanese sake among as many people as possible and helping the growing community of sake lovers to bring together beautiful Japanese sake and non-Japanese food as a way to build a better understanding between our cultures.