Awarded Sake 2016

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 - 金賞

Brand NameTypeBreweryBase
Shiragiku DaiginjoDaiginjoShiragiku Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.Ibaraki
Zenkuro Shizuku Shibori JunmaishuJunmaiZenkuro Sake BreweryQueenstown, New Zealand
Daiginjo YotsuboshiDaiginjoFunasaka Sake BreweryGifu
Junmaidaiginjo Touji HiraokaseijiJunmai DaiginjoFunasaka Sake BreweryGifu
Ayame-sake SOU-ANDaiginjoKotobuki-Shuzo Brewing Co., Ltd.Osaka
Daiginjo ChokaiDaiginjoTenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.Akita
Junmai Daiginjo TenjuJunmai DaiginjoTenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.Akita
Tokumasamune DaiginjoDaiginjoHagiwarashuzo Co., Ltd.Ibaraki
Hourai Junmai Ginjo KADEN TEZUKURIJunmai GinjoWatanabe Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.Gifu
Suigei Junmaidaiginjo DaitoJunmai DaiginjoSuigei Shuzo Co., Ltd.Kochi
Junmai Ginjo " Kinokuniya Bunzaemon"Junmai GinjoNakano BC Co., Ltd.Wakayama
Tokusen Junmai Daiginjo OkuhidaJunmai DaiginjoOkuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.Gifu
Momokawa Organic NigoriJunmai Ginjo, NigoriSakeOneOregon, USA
Eikoh "Yumetsukiyo” Dreamy Moon Junmai DaiginjoJunmai DaiginjoEikoh Sake Brewery Inc.Ehime
Hakubanishiki Daiginjo UrarasyuJunmaiUsui Souten, Inc.Nagano
Daiginjo MitsutakeDaiginjoMitsutake Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Saga
Eiko Fuji Hitori Yogari DaiginjoDaiginjoEiko Fuji Brewing CompanyYamagata
Sanran Junmai DaiginjoJunmai DaiginjoTonoike Shuzouten. Co. Ltd.Tochigi
SAKURAMUROMACHI Kiwami-Daiginjo MUROMACHI-JIDAIDaiginjoMuromachi Shuzo Co., Ltd.Okayama
SAKURAMUROMACHI Junmai-Ginjo SAKON-REALJunmai GinjoMuromachi Shuzo Co., Ltd.Okayama
FUKUCHITOSE 【 FUKU 】Junmai DaiginjoTajima Shuzo Co., Ltd.Fukui
Toki no ShizukuJunmai Daiginjo, KoshuManaturu Shuzo Co., Ltd.Fukui
Yoshikawa Touji GinjyoGinjoYoshikawa-touji no Sato Ltd.Niigata
KotenrakuDaiginjoNishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Hyogo
Shinsei DaiginjyoDaiginjoYamamotohonke Co., Ltd.Kyoto
Daiginjo Kyukyoku no HanagakiDaiginjoNambu Sake Brewery Inc.Fukui
Mifuku ShotenjinJunmai DaiginjoMifukushuzo Co., Ltd.Shiga
Daiginjo Yamadanishiki MomokawaDaiginjoMomokawa Brewing, Inc.Aomori
DAIMON 35 Junmai Daiginjo GenshuJunmai DaiginjoDaimon BreweryOsaka
Blue CurrentJunmai GinjoBlue Current BreweryMaine, USA

Silver - 銀賞

Brand NameTypeBreweryBase
Michisakari Kozikomi JunmaiJunmai DaiginjoMichisakari Co., Ltd.Gifu
Taiko Tokubetsu Junmai SakeJunmaiSato Shuzo Co., Ltd.Shiga
Zenkuro White Cloud NigoriJunmai, NigoriZenkuro Sake BreweryQueenstown, New Zealand
Koshu Daiginjo TenjuDaiginjo, KoshuTenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.Akita
Junmai Daiginjo KyokushouJunmai DaiginjoHagiwarashuzo Co., Ltd.Ibaraki
Hourai Daiginjo GOKUIDENDaiginjoWatanabe Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.Gifu
Suigei Junmaiginjo Koiku No.54Junmai GinjoSuigei Shuzo Co., Ltd.Kochi
Junmaishu "Kinokuniya Bunzaemon"JunmaiNakano BC Co., Ltd.Wakayama
Hatsumidori Junmai Yamahai JikomiJunmaiOkuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.Gifu
Momokawa Organic Junmai GinjoJunmai GinjoSakeOneOregon, USA
Hakubanishiki Junmaiginjou Bi-My-SyuJunmai GinjoUsui Souten, Inc.Nagano
Hakubanishiki Seturei (Jousen)FutsushuUsui Souten, Inc.Nagano
Eiko Fuji Namachozo Junmai GinjoJunmai GinjoEiko Fuji Brewing CompanyYamagata
Eiko Fuji Junmai JungetsuJunmaiEiko Fuji Brewing CompanyYamagata
Sanran Junmai GinjoJunmai GinjoTonoike Shuzouten. Co. Ltd.Tochigi
Ogawa No ShizensyuJunmai GinjoSeiunsyuzo Co., Ltd.Saitama
Junmaishu Bodaimoto SyouheiJunmaiYagishuzo Co., Ltd.Nara
Taiheizan Junmai Daiginjo Tenko SakeJunmai DaiginjoKodama Brewing Co., Ltd.Akita
Junmai Daiginjo KajokotobukiJunmai GinjoKotobukitoraya Shuzo CompanyYamagata
FUKUCHITOSE 【 TOKU 】Junmai GinjoTajima Shuzo Co., Ltd.Fukui
Toki no TaigaDaiginjo, KoshuManaturu Shuzo Co., Ltd.Fukui
Tokubetu Junmaisyu Hoyo GenjiJunmaiUchigasaki Brewing Co.Miyagi
Rojoh-Hana-Ari AoiJunmai DaiginjoNishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Hyogo
KurashizukuJunmai Ginjo, NigoriKiuchi BreweryIbaraki
Kurahibiki DaiginjyoJunmai DaiginjoKiuchi BreweryIbaraki
Junmai Daiginjo 「Kikko」Junmai DaiginjoKirei Shuzo Co., Ltd.Hiroshima
Hanaharu JunmaidaiginjoshuJunmai DaiginjoHanaharu Shuzo Co., Ltd.Fukushima
Junmai Daiginjo Zeinokiwami ShichiemonJunmai DaiginjoNambu Sake Brewery Inc.Fukui
Yamadanishiki Junmai DaiginjoJunmai DaiginjoNambu Sake Brewery Inc.Fukui
Yancha-sakeHonjozoKaba Syuzoujyou. Co., Ltd.Gifu
Kimotojikomi Jyunmai Kijyousyu OmekashiKijoshuMoriki Brewery Co., Ltd.Mie
Junmai-Ginjo Ura-MutsumiJunmai GinjoKaganoi Sake Inc.Niigata
NihonbashiJunmai DaiginjoYokota Shuzou Co., Ltd.Saitama
Kiri no toh Junmai GinjoJunmai GinjoTsunan Brewery Co., Ltd.Niigata
Hakuryu Jyunmaiginjyo KurenaiJunmai GinjoYoshida Sake Brewery Inc.Fukui

Bronze - 銅賞

Brand NameTypeBreweryBase
Four Fox SakéJunmai DaiginjoDistinguished Den Distribution LimitedNiigata
Junmai Daiginjo ChokaisanJunmai DaiginjoTenju Shuzo Co., Ltd.Akita
Hourai Ginjo DENTOU KARAKUCHIGinjoWatanabe Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.Gifu
Daiginjo "Kinokuniya Bunzaemon" KuroDaiginjoNakano BC Co., Ltd.Wakayama
Tokusen Daiginjo OkuhidaDaiginjoOkuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.Gifu
Karakuchi Junami OkuhidaJunmaiOkuhida Shuzou Co.,Ltd.Gifu
gFigty GenshuJunmai GinjoSakeOneOregon, USA
Momokawa RubyJunmai GinjoSakeOneOregon, USA
Junmai Daiginjo MitsutakeJunmai DaiginjoMitsutake Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Saga
Miyamagiku Hizo TokubetsujunmaiJunmaiFunasaka Sake BreweryGifu
MiyamagikuFutsushuFunasaka Sake BreweryGifu
Manahime DensetsuDaiginjoManaturu Shuzo Co., Ltd.Fukui
Special Junmai-shu TaiheiyouJunmaiOzaki Shuzo Co., Ltd.Wakayama
Tenkeiraku Junmai Ginjyo (Yamadanishiki)Junmai GinjoYoshikawa-touji no Sato Ltd.Niigata
Rojoh-Hana-Ari KurobotanJunmai DaiginjoNishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Hyogo
Rojoh-Hana-Ari TohkaJunmai DaiginjoNishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Hyogo
Junmai-Ginjo HanafubukiJunmai GinjoNishiyama Shuzojo Co., Ltd.Hyogo
Shinsei TokubetsujunmaisyuJunmaiYamamotohonke Co., Ltd.Kyoto
Jyunmai Daiginjo Rumikonosake 2009Junmai DaiginjoMoriki Brewery Co., Ltd.Mie
KAGANOI Dai-GinjoDaiginjoKaganoi Sake Inc.Niigata
Naebasan Junmai Daiginjo Wine BottleJunmai DaiginjoNaeba Brewery Co.,Ltd.Niigata
Momokawa OushouJunmai DaiginjoMomokawa Brewing, Inc.Aomori
Ginjo Yukiguni MonogatariGinjoTsunan Brewery Co., Ltd.Niigata