From 2023-09-25 17:00 to 2023-09-25 18:30
Venue: Hattori Nutrition College

An exceptional meeting will take place in Tokyo, featuring wineries with DOC certification, which strictly adhere to a specific production method and use specific grape varieties from the Prosecco region, the Italian sparkling wine with the highest production volume in the world.

Through a special lesson led by the renowned sommelier and owner of the restaurant “La Brace,” Akira Mizuguchi, aspiring chefs, and sommeliers will have the opportunity to discover Prosecco’s characteristics and charm.

*This seminar is reserved for students and alumni of the Hattori Nutrition School.


Akira Mizuguchi:

After working at the restaurant “La Scala” in Kojimachi, he moved to Italy where he gained experience at Michelin-starred restaurants in the regions of Piedmont and Liguria, such as “Ristorante Paolo e Barbara”. After going back to Japan, he served as a sommelier at various restaurants, including “Felicità” in Aoyama and “Al Ponte” in Nihonbashi. In 2009, he became the owner of the restaurant “La Brace” in Azabu-Juban (currently closed). In 2002, he won the 4th Italian Wine Sommelier Contest organized by the Chamber of Commerce. Currently, he is the chairman of the judging panel for the “JET CUP – Best Italian Wine Sommelier Competition” and actively contributes to the promotion of Italian wine culture. He is also a Prosecco DOC ambassador and a member of the board of the Japan Sommelier Association.


Event organized in collaboration with Consorzio di Tutela della DOC Prosecco

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