JAPAN

competitions

Whole Japanese Sommelier convention (every 3 years), All Japan Wine Adviser Championship(triennial), Italian wine Sommelier Seminair (JET Cup), All Japan Best Sommelier Competition (triennial), the Venenciador Examination (annual, with Sherry Consejo Regulador, Nippon Bartenders Association and Hotel Barmen Association).

training

Appellative qualifying examination of Sommelier (annual), appellative qualifying examination of Wine Adviser (annual), appellative qualifying examination of Wine Expert (annual), appellative qualifying examination of Senior Sommelier (annual), all Japan Best Sommelier Contest (triennial), all Japan Wine Adviser Championship (triennial), wine Expert Contest (triennial), sommelier basic skills seminar (annual), JSA produced the video named “Road to Sommelier”, correspondence course of wine studies for the appellative qualifying examinations.

members

8000

activities and projects

General Meeting according to articles of JSA, we will have the general meeting twice a year in the spring and fall, the Board of Directors meeting six times a year to carry out its projects and the Board of Executive meeting once a month to discuss the matters commissioned by The Board of Directors.
Other meetings and seminars: we will have the regular Seminar Meeting, Sectional Meeting, Supporting Members Meeting, French Study Seminar, Examinations of Senior Sommelier, Senior Wine Adviser and Senior Wine Expert.
Regular Seminar Meetings: Each of the head and branch offices hold seminars four times a year inviting lectures, and have social gatherings to exchange information and cultivate mutual friendships. (There are 12 sections, and each section will have one meeting per month. Publishing the bulletin: The bulletin “Sommelier” is published every two months to pass on the activities and the latest information about wine to members and friend associations.
Promoting “Wine Day”- Participating in the activities of ASI.
Specialized classes and recreation: Specialized classes deal with subject the regular seminar meetings have not adopted. Magazine (six per year)

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  • MOËT & CHANDON
  • S.PELLEGRINO & ACQUA PANNA
  • SommelierS International
  • SUNTORY
  • VINEXPO
  • ViniPortugal
  • Chef&Sommelier
  • AUSTRIAN WINE
  • MOËT & CHANDON
  • S.PELLEGRINO & ACQUA PANNA
  • SommelierS International
  • SUNTORY
  • VINEXPO
  • ViniPortugal
  • Chef&Sommelier
  • AUSTRIAN WINE
  • MOËT & CHANDON
  • S.PELLEGRINO & ACQUA PANNA
  • SommelierS International
  • SUNTORY
  • VINEXPO
  • ViniPortugal