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 of the highly acclaimed restaurant Foreign Cinema. In addition to wine, her specialty is sake and she provides virtual & educational events. 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.
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.