An Introduction to Honkaku Shōchū and Awamori

An Introduction to Honkaku Shōchū and Awamori

01 Jul 2019, 14:00 - 14:30

Wine & Spirit Education Trust (G140)

Japan has a long tradition of making spirits from rice, barley, sweet potatoes and brown sugar. These spirits have flavours and textures that are derived from the unique production techniques that evolved in Japan. This masterclass will offer an introduction to some of these methods and the diverse flavour world of Shōchū and Awamori.


  • Nick King


    Product Development Manager

    Wine & Spirit Education Trust

    In the last years of the twentieth century Nick left university and took to working is alcohol retail, working variously for both independent chains...


Wine & Spirit Education Trust

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the foremost global provider of training and education in wines, spirits and now sake. With four levels of qualification available, there is a course to suit drinks professionals at every stage of their career. Carefully structured, passionately taught and great fun, the courses are also open to those who simply want to learn for personal enjoyment.