NANBU BIJIN CO, LTD. WON IWC CHAMPION SAKE

International Wine Challenge had announced its 2017 Champions at London Hilton on Park Lane on July 6th. Various members of wine trade gathered for the announcement from around the world - France, U.S., Spain, Australia, Japan and, of course U.K. The trophy-winning Sake brewers are joined from Japan

Champion Sake

Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai

NANBU BIJIN CO,LTD.

チャンピオン受賞表彰

In the middle, Kousuke Kuji president of Nambubijin Brewery Sake Brewery president and his wife that won The IWC Champion Sake 2017.

Great Value Champion Sake

Ichinokura Mukansa Honjozo Amakuchi

Ichinokura Co Ltd.

表彰会場

In the middle, Tadashi Suzuki president of Ichinokura Co Ltd that awarded The IWC Great Value Champion Sake 2017 and the Best Brewery of the year.

Photo by IWC(InternationalWine Challenge) Ambassador:Toshie Hiraide

IWC 2017 Sake Challenge "Trophy-winning Sake"

Trophy Sake Name Producer Region
Junmai Trophy Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai NANBU BIJIN CO.,LTD. Iwate pref.
Junmai Ginjo Trophy Junmai Ginjo Karahashi Yamadanishiki Homare Sake Brewery Co Ltd Fukushima pref.
Junmai Daiginjo Trophy Kinsuzume 40% Horie Brewing Co.,Ltd. Yamaguchi pref.
Honjozo Trophy Ichinokura Mukansa Honjozo Amakuchi Ichinokura Co Ltd Miyagi pref.
Ginjo Trophy Kaiun Ginjo Yamadanishiki Doi Shuzojo Co.,Ltd Shizuoka pref.
Daiginjo Trophy Benten Gokujyo Daiginjo-Genshu Yamadanishiki Goto Shuzoten Limited Partnership Yamagata pref.
Koshu Trophy Tanzan Kijyoshu Ruijyoshu Nishiuchi Shuzo Nara pref.
Sparkling Sake Trophy Dewazakura Tobiroku Dewazakura Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. Yamagata pref.
Futsu-shu Trophy Seitoku Bessen Seitoku Meijo Co Ltd Gunma pref.

IWC 2017 Sake Challenge "Great Value Award"

Trophy Sake Name Producer Region
IWC Great Value Futsu-shu Seitoku Bessen Seitoku Meijo Co Ltd Gunma pref.
IWC Great Value Futsu-shu Hourai Jousen Watanabe Shuzouten Co Ltd Gifu pref.
IWC Great Value Futsu-shu Fudoh Keikai Karakuchi Nabedana Inc Chiba pref.
IWC Great Value Futsu-shu Keiryu Kuragakoi Endo Brewery Inc Nagano pref.
IWC Great Value Honjozo Ichinokura Mukansa Honjozo Amakuchi Ichinokura Co Ltd Miyagi pref.

IWC 2017 Sake Challenge "Area Trophy-winning Sake"

Trophy Sake Name Producer Region
Fukui Junmai Trophy Born:Junmai 55 Katou kichebee Shouten Fukui pref.
Mie Junmai Trophy Uzume Tokubetsu Junmai Ito Shuzo Co.,Ltd. Mie pref.
Fukushima Junmai Ginjo Trophy Shizenshu Junmai Ginjo Niida Honke Co Ltd Fukushima pref.
Ibaraki Junmai Ginjo Trophy Wataribune Junmai Ginjo Funa-Shibori Hucho Homare Sake Company Ibaraki pref.
Nagano Junmai Ginjo Trophy Daishinsyu N.A.C. Hitogokochi Daishinsyu Breweries Inc. Nagano pref.
Akita Junmai Daiginjo Trophy Taiheizan Junmai Daiginjo Tenko Kodama Brewing Co., Ltd . Akita pref.
Tochigi Junmai Daiginjo Trophy Kiku Premium Red Toraya Honten Co., Ltd. Tochigi pref.
Okayama Junmai Daiginjo Trophy Sanzen Junmai Daiginjo Kikuchi Shuzo Co Ltd Okayama pref.
Saga Honjozo Trophy Nabeshima Tokubetsu Honjozo Fukuchiyo Shuzo Co Ltd Saga pref.
Ginjo Trophy - - -
Akita Daiginjo Trophy Yukinobosha Kachogesseki Saiya Shuzoten Co Ltd Akita pref.
Hiroshima Daiginjo Trophy Honshu-ichi Daiginjo Genshu Umeda-shuzoujou & Co. Hiroshima pref.
Miyaki Koshu Trophy Ichinokura Madena Ichinokura Co Ltd Miyagi pref.
Sparkling Sake Trophy - - -
Chiba Futsu-shu Trophy Fudoh Keikai Karakuchi Nabedana Inc. Chiba pref. pref.
Nagano Futsu-shu Trophy Keiryu Kuragakoi Endo Brewery Inc Nagano pref. pref.