KJ Sakura Articles
KJ is a wine & sake sommelier in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has 15 years of experience in the beverage industry, most recently as Wine Director/GM of the wine bar & art gallery Hôtel Biron. In addition to wine, her specialty is Japanese sake and she provides virtual & in-person educational events for clients in Northern California. She pays homage to True Sake, the first sake store in America where she worked for 4 years. She is also a certified sake educator for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust.
In her spare time, KJ is a busy Masters of Wine student and judges for competitions such as the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London, England.
Mar. 10. 2022 writer:
Whether on a long flight or a hurtling bullet train, a lengthy journey is always better with sake in tow
Aug. 19. 2021 writer:
Pick the right sake certification program with this breakdown of price, difficulty and curriculum.
Jun. 24. 2021 writer:
Aged sake has yet to make mainstream headway, but that’s rapidly changing. How do they compare to vintage wines?
May. 20. 2021 writer:
Sake brands are pushing boundaries, exploring new techniques and leading a vibrant category into the future. Here’s how to enjoy sparkling sake.