Full Course Details

Course Prerequisites

  • None

Course Date & Time

  • December 4, 2017
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm

Course Overview

  • Conducted in English by Ms. Ami Nakanishi & Ms. Sara Guterbock
  • 8 Hours
  • History of Sake
  • Sake Ingredients
  • Sake Production
  • Reading Sake Labels
  • Serving Sake
  • Sake Tasting and Analysis


  • 1 Hour
  • 100 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Proctored by Ms. Ami Nakanishi

Sake Tastings

Throughout the day during this course, we will taste a total of 15 sakes to illustrate the different styles and nuances of sake. Below is an overview of the sakes featured in this Sake Adviser course:

Tasting Session 1 (Kikusui Junmai Ginjo, Hakkaisan Junmai Ginjo)
Tasting Session 2 (Oze no Yukidoke Junmai Ginjo, Tamanohikari Junmai Daiginjo, Nanbu Bijin Daiginjo)
Tasting Session 3 (Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai, Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Junmai, Suigei Tokubetsu Junmai)
Tasting Session 4 (Hakkaisan Honjozo, Kikumasa Taru, Tengumai Junmai Yamahai)
Tasting Session 5 (Born Muroka Nama Genshu, Kikusui Funaguchi)
Tasting Session 6 (Dassai Sparkling Nigori, SCB Crème de Nigori)

***Sake subject to change depending on availability

***Tasting order may change

Course Location Information

New York Mutual Trading Inc.

77 Metro Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Tel: 201-933-9555


Shuttle Pick-up Location

MTC Kitchen

711 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10017

Note: Shuttle will be provided from Mutual Trading Kitchen in Manhattan at 7:00 am 

Ami NakanishiAmi-Nakanishi-Picture2

  • Vice President at New York Mutual Trading Co. Inc.
  • Master Sake Sommelier, SSI
  • Sake Sommelier & Shochu Sommelier, SSI








Sara E. GuterbockSara Guterbock

  • Fine Wine & Sales Education Director
  • International Sake Sommelier
  • Japanese Portfolio Manager at Mutual Distributing Company, North Carolina