in March 2021 , Grape xpectations became the only center in India providing sake education

The Sake Sommelier Academy has been providing world-leading sake education for over 20 years, and is widely regarded as the international authority for sake training. We strive to promote global education, awareness, and appreciation of sake whilst simultaneously increasing opportunities for students to learn it’s rich cultural history.

Overseen and accredited by the Sake Sommelier Association, the Sake Sommelier Academy works alongside a network of approved professional sake educators in all corners of the globe, to provide unprecedented Sake Sommelier training.

Since its creation in 2000, the Sake Sommelier Association has been training over 2,000 Certified Sake Sommeliers from across the world with a franchise network covering 30 countries.

Introductory Sake Sommelier

Welcome to the world of sake!

The Introductory Sake Professional course is the first step to joining the Sake Sommelier world.

Designed to provide an entry into sake education without the commitment of a longer course, the Introductory Sake Professional provides a unique opportunity for enthusiasts & beginners to expand their sake knowledge. Covering the basics of sake’s origins, serving etiquette and production, as well as an introduction to the differences between various types of sake.

This course includes a range of the finest sake available and students will earn their Introductory Sake Professional certification.

What will you learn:

  • The Rich History of Sake

  • Sake as a part of the Japanese culture

  • Importance of rice polishing

  • Fermentation

  • Sake Production

  • Comparison of Hot Sake and Cold Sake

  • Sake Labelling

  • Tasting experience

  • Food and Sake pairing

Details for Enrollment into the first Sake Course in India to follow soon!