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Meet the People Behind the Sake

Tomohiro Uchiyama brewmaster of Zaku
Tomohiro Uchiyama

Suzuka native who has studied biochemistry at technical college in Nagoya after which he started his brewing career. His goal is to craft a sake that can be enjoyed everywhere by everyone.

Takafumi Sumikawa brewmaster and owner of Sumikawa Sake Brewery in Yamaguchi
Takafumi Sumikawa

4th generation owner and brewmaster. While still at Tokyo Agricultural University he was the only student to intern at Takagi Shuzo (famous maker of Juyondai). His passionate approach to sake brewing, which he says is second to none, has earned him a reputation in the industry.

Ota Shuzo Hanzo Sake Toji
Yuki Ota

Yuki Ota is the youngest toji in Mie and is already setting new standards with his Hanzo & brand. After graduating from Tokyo Agricultural University and studying under a well-renowned Toji he took over the reins at his family's brewery in 2019.

Akiko Fujita

The first female Toji of Noto Toji, a trade group of skilled brewers that has been around since the late Edo period, Akiko Fujitaโ€™s specialty is the yamahai method of brewing.ย 

Katsunori Kato

In search for a brewery that would allow him to make the kind of sake he wanted to make, he became master brewer in 2003. In order to make sake with the traditional Kimoto method, he directed the remodelling of the brewery.

What Our Clients Say

Unique sake flavors from local breweries that I would have never came across without Kurashu. Their selection is carefully chosen and they do an amazing job at matching your tastes with the right sake profile.

Mar C.
Mar C.

Philipp and Ben from Kurashu are very knowledgeable about sake, selecting the most interesting and delicious bottles from artisanal breweries across Japan and tailoring their offer to match personalized flavors of each customer

Daniel K.
Daniel K.

This concept is fantastic for people who want to start their sake journey and get to know their own taste better. Not only the quiz is interesting and interactive, but also the sake selection is great. Really good bottles.

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