From 2024-03-18 10:30 to 2024-03-18 18:00
Venue: Gajoen Tokyo

ICCJ is happy to announce a special Walk Around Tasting & Masterclass organized in collaboration with CONSORZIO PER LA TUTELA DEI VINI VALPOLICELLA. 

*This event is reserved for distributors, importers, restaurants and media.

Date: Monday 18th March 2024

Time: 10:30-18:00

Venue: Gajoen Tokyo

(1 Chome-1-8 Shimomeguro, Meguro City, Tokyo)

*Free Entry/Advance reservation required



There will also be two special masterclasses during the day, with one session in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Lecturing sommeliers 

Only a few seats left! 
Morning session
Time: 11:30-13:00

Asami Yoshikawa

Valpolicella Wine Specialist
CEO of aiVino CO.,LTD.

Asami qualified as Italian Wine Ambassador of Vinitaly International Academy in 2019, and at the same time became the only Japanese Italian Wine Educator. She obtained WSET Diploma (DipWSET) in 2023, now teaching wines of the world courses for beginners up to expert level, WSET courses, Italian Wine Maestro Course, and classes specialised in Italian wines. In 2023, she established aiVino CO., LTD., specialises in Italian wines. The company will start importing Italian wines this year.




Fully Booked! Applications are now closed. 
Afternoon session
Time: 14:30-16:00

Irving So
Valpolicella Wine Specialist
Italian Wine Expert (VIA)

Irving is a Valpolicella Wine Specialist of the Consorzio Tutela Vini della Valpolicella. He is a WSET Certified Educator at the Académie du Vin Tokyo. He holds the prestigious title of Italian Wine Expert (VIA), shared by only 16 people in the world (as of January 2024). He is also an Italian Wine Educator (VIA), a Langhe Wines’ Ambassador (Barolo & Barbaresco Academy), an Italian Wine Scholar (Highest Honor, Wine Scholar Guild), as well as a WSET Diploma holder (DipWSET). He has conducted masterclasses for various Consorzios including Valpolicella and Lugana, as well as producer associations from Veneto.


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17 Valpolicella wineries will be presenting at the walk around for a total of over 50 Valpolicella labels available for tasting.

*You can check WEBSITE via each wineries names

Not Imported 

Ca’ del Sette Vini

Corte Merci

Costa Arènte

Azienda Agricola Fasoli Gino

Luciano Arduini

Marchesi Fumanelli



Terre di Leone

Torre di Terzolan

ZÝMĒ di Celestino Gaspari



Cadis 1898

Cantine di Verona

Le Guaite di Noemi

Pasqua Vigneti e Cantine

Sartori di Verona