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 London Sake Challenge

Result

Omedetougozaimasu!! After a rigorous day of judging, the international Sake Sommeliers’ comments and ratings of each entry have been counted and verified. We are proud to announce the winning sake of the London Sake Challenge 2016.

▼ In no particular order.



Gold


Shiragiku Daiginjo
Daiginjo
Shiragiku Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Ibaraki


Zenkuro Shizuku Shibori Junmaishu
Junmai
Zenkuro Sake Brewery
Queenstown, New Zealand


Daiginjo Yotsuboshi
Daiginjo
Funasaka Sake Brewery
Gifu


Junmaidaiginjo Touji
Hiraokaseiji

Junmai Daiginjo
Funasaka Sake Brewery
Gifu


Ayame-sake SOU-AN
Daiginjo
Kotobuki-Shuzo Brewing Co., Ltd.
Osaka


Daiginjo Chokai
Daiginjo
Tenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Akita


Junmai Daiginjo Tenju
Junmai Daiginjo
Tenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Akita


Tokumasamune Daiginjo
Daiginjo
Hagiwarashuzo Co., Ltd.
Ibaraki


Hourai Junmai Ginjo
KADEN TEZUKURI

Junmai Ginjo
Watanabe Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
Gifu


Suigei Junmaidaiginjo Daito
Junmai Daiginjo
Suigei Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Kochi


Junmai Ginjo
"Kinokuniya Bunzaemon"

Junmai Ginjo
Nakano BC Co., Ltd.
Wakayama


Tokusen Junmai Daiginjo Okuhida
Junmai Daiginjo
Okuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.
Gifu


Momokawa Organic Nigori
Junmai Ginjo, Nigori
SakeOne
Oregon, USA


Eikoh "Yumetsukiyo” Dreamy Moon Junmai Daiginjo
Junmai Daiginjo
Eikoh Sake Brewery Inc.
Ehime


Hakubanishiki Daiginjo
Urarasyu

Junmai
Usui Souten, Inc.
Nagano


Daiginjo Mitsutake
Daiginjo
Mitsutake Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Saga


Eiko Fuji Hitori Yogari Daiginjo
Daiginjo
Eiko Fuji Brewing Company
Yamagata


Sanran Junmai Daiginjo
Junmai Daiginjo
Tonoike Shuzouten. Co. Ltd.
Tochigi


SAKURAMUROMACHI Kiwami-Daiginjo MUROMACHI-JIDAI
Daiginjo
Muromachi Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Okayama


SAKURAMUROMACHI
Junmai-Ginjo SAKON-REAL

Junmai Ginjo
Muromachi Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Okayama


FUKUCHITOSE
【 FUKU 】

Junmai Daiginjo
Tajima Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Fukui


Toki no Shizuku
Junmai Daiginjo, Koshu
Manaturu Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Fukui


Yoshikawa Touji Ginjyo
Ginjo
Yoshikawa-touji no Sato Ltd.
Niigata


Kotenraku
Daiginjo
Nishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Hyogo


Shinsei Daiginjyo
Daiginjo
Yamamotohonke Co., Ltd.
Kyoto


Daiginjo Kyukyoku no Hanagaki
Daiginjo
Nambu Sake Brewery Inc.
Fukui


Mifuku Shotenjin
Junmai Daiginjo
Mifukushuzo Co., Ltd.
Shiga


Daiginjo Yamadanishiki Momokawa
Daiginjo
Momokawa Brewing, Inc.
Aomori


DAIMON 35
Junmai Daiginjo Genshu

Junmai Daiginjo
Daimon Brewery
Osaka


Blue Current
Junmai Ginjo
Blue Current Brewery
Maine, USA
Silver


Michisakari Kozikomi Junmai
Junmai Daiginjo
Michisakari Co., Ltd.
Gifu


Taiko Tokubetsu Junmai Sake
Junmai
Sato Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Shiga


Zenkuro White Cloud Nigori
Junmai, Nigori
Zenkuro Sake Brewery
Queenstown, New Zealand


Koshu Daiginjo Tenju
Daiginjo, Koshu
Tenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Akita


Junmai Daiginjo Kyokushou
Junmai Daiginjo
Hagiwarashuzo Co., Ltd.
Ibaraki


Hourai Daiginjo GOKUIDEN
Daiginjo
Watanabe Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
Gifu


Suigei Junmaiginjo Koiku No.54
Junmai Ginjo
Suigei Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Kochi


Junmaishu "Kinokuniya Bunzaemon"
Junmai
Nakano BC Co., Ltd.
Wakayama


Hatsumidori Junmai Yamahai Jikomi
Junmai
Okuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.
Gifu


Momokawa
Organic Junmai Ginjo

Junmai Ginjo
SakeOne
Oregon, USA


Hakubanishiki Junmaiginjou
Bi-My-Syu

Junmai Ginjo
Usui Souten, Inc.
Nagano


Hakubanishiki Seturei
(Jousen)

Futsushu
Usui Souten, Inc.
Nagano


Eiko Fuji Namachozo
Junmai Ginjo

Junmai Ginjo
Eiko Fuji Brewing Company
Yamagata


Eiko Fuji Junmai Jungetsu
Junmai
Eiko Fuji Brewing Company
Yamagata


Sanran Junmai Ginjo
Junmai Ginjo
Tonoike Shuzouten. Co. Ltd.
Tochigi


Ogawa No Shizensyu
Junmai Ginjo
Seiunsyuzo Co., Ltd.
Saitama


Junmaishu
Bodaimoto Syouhei

Junmai
Yagishuzo Co., Ltd.
Nara


Taiheizan Junmai Daiginjo
Tenko Sake

Junmai Daiginjo
Kodama Brewing Co., Ltd.
Akita


Junmai Daiginjo Kajokotobuki
Junmai Ginjo
Kotobukitoraya Shuzo Company
Yamagata


FUKUCHITOSE 【 TOKU 】
Junmai Ginjo
Tajima Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Fukui


Toki no Taiga
Daiginjo, Koshu
Manaturu Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Fukui


Tokubetu Junmaisyu Hoyo Genji
Junmai
Uchigasaki Brewing Co.
Miyagi


Rojoh-Hana-Ari Aoi
Junmai Daiginjo
Nishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Hyogo


Kurashizuku
Junmai Ginjo, Nigori
Kiuchi Brewery
Ibaraki


Kurahibiki Daiginjyo
Junmai Daiginjo
Kiuchi Brewery
Ibaraki


Junmai Daiginjo 「Kikko」
Junmai Daiginjo
Kirei Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Hiroshima


Hanaharu Junmaidaiginjoshu
Junmai Daiginjo
Hanaharu Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Fukushima


Junmai Daiginjo Zeinokiwami Shichiemon
Junmai Daiginjo
Nambu Sake Brewery Inc.
Fukui


Yamadanishiki Junmai Daiginjo
Junmai Daiginjo
Nambu Sake Brewery Inc.
Fukui


Yancha-sake
Honjozo
Kaba Syuzoujyou. Co., Ltd.
Gifu


Kimotojikomi Jyunmai
Kijyousyu Omekashi

Kijoshu
Moriki Brewery Co., Ltd.
Mie


Junmai-Ginjo
Ura-Mutsumi

Junmai Ginjo
Kaganoi Sake Inc.
Niigata


Nihonbashi
Junmai Daiginjo
Yokota Shuzou Co., Ltd.
Saitama


Kiri no toh
Junmai Ginjo

Junmai Ginjo
Tsunan Brewery Co., Ltd.
Niigata


Hakuryu Jyunmaiginjyo
Kurenai

Junmai Ginjo
Yoshida Sake Brewery Inc.
Fukui
Bronze


Four Fox Saké
Junmai Daiginjo
Distinguished Den Distribution Limited
Niigata


Junmai Daiginjo Chokaisan
Junmai Daiginjo
Tenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Akita


Hourai Ginjo DENTOU KARAKUCHI
Ginjo
Watanabe Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
Gifu


Daiginjo "Kinokuniya Bunzaemon" Kuro
Daiginjo
Nakano BC Co., Ltd.
Wakayama


Tokusen Daiginjo
Okuhida

Daiginjo
Okuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.
Gifu


Karakuchi Junami
Okuhida

Junmai
Okuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.
Gifu


gFigty Genshu
Junmai Ginjo
SakeOne
Oregon, USA


Momokawa Ruby
Junmai Ginjo
SakeOne
Oregon, USA


Junmai Daiginjo Mitsutake
Junmai Daiginjo
Mitsutake Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Saga


Miyamagiku Hizo Tokubetsujunmai
Junmai
Funasaka Sake Brewery
Gifu


Miyamagiku
Futsushu
Funasaka Sake Brewery
Gifu


Manahime Densetsu
Daiginjo
Manaturu Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Fukui


Special Junmai-shu Taiheiyou
Junmai
Ozaki Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Wakayama


Tenkeiraku Junmai Ginjyo (Yamadanishiki)
Junmai Ginjo
Yoshikawa-touji no Sato Ltd.
Niigata


Rojoh-Hana-Ari Kurobotan
Junmai Daiginjo
Nishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Hyogo


Rojoh-Hana-Ari Tohka
Junmai Daiginjo
Nishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Hyogo


Junmai-Ginjo Hanafubuki
Junmai Ginjo
Nishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.
Hyogo


Shinsei Tokubetsujunmaisyu
Junmai
Yamamotohonke Co., Ltd.
Kyoto


Jyunmai Daiginjo
Rumikonosake 2009

Junmai Daiginjo
Moriki Brewery Co., Ltd.
Mie


KAGANOI Dai-Ginjo
Daiginjo
Kaganoi Sake Inc.
Niigata


Naebasan Junmai Daiginjo
Wine Bottle

Junmai Daiginjo
Naeba Brewery Co.,Ltd.
Niigata


Momokawa Oushou
Junmai Daiginjo
Momokawa Brewing, Inc.
Aomori


Ginjo Yukiguni Monogatari
Ginjo
Tsunan Brewery Co., Ltd.
Niigata

 

Each winner will receive 200 complementary medal sticker labels corresponding to the awarded medal by post. They are ready to be affixed to bottles of the winning sake and should help you boost its sales, whilst giving the winning brewery recognisable status and international appeal.

To request copyrighted medal artwork in high-resolution jpeg or esp, please kindly email:
info@londonsakechallenge.com

We would like to thank you for participating in this year’s event and wish you the best of luck for your future success.

See previous result
LONDON SAKE CHALLENGE 2012
LONDON SAKE CHALLENGE 2013
LONDON SAKE CHALLENGE 2014
LONDON SAKE CHALLENGE 2015

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