Judging Results

2018 U.S. National Sake Appraisal
Summary and Results

Dates: June 5–7, 2018
Locations: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi and Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

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Grand Prix

Entries with the highest score in each category received a Grand Prix award for that category. The two entries with the next highest scores received Second Grand Prix awards in each category.

Chotokusen Daiginjo Moriko

Daiginjo A

“Chotokusen Daiginjo Moriko”

Yamagata Honten (Yamaguchi Prefecture)

Koshi no Kanbai “Muku”

Daiginjo B

Koshi no Kanbai “Muku”

Ishimoto Shuzo (Niigata Prefecture)

Momokawa “Sugidama” Junmai Ginjo

Ginjo

Momokawa “Sugidama” Junmai Ginjo

Momokawa (Aomori Prefecture)

Momokawa “Junmaishu”

Junmai

Momokawa “Junmaishu”

Momokawa (Aomori Prefecture)

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Second Grand Prix

Azuma no Fumoto “Daiginjo”

Daiginjo A

Azuma no Fumoto “Daiginjo”

Azuma no Fumoto Shuzo (Yamagata Prefecture)

Hamachidori “Daiginjo”

Daiginjo A

Hamachidori “Daiginjo”

Hamachidori (Iwate Prefecture)

Shichida “Junmai Daiginjo”

Daiginjo B

Shichida “Junmai Daiginjo”

Tenzan Shuzo (Saga Prefecture)

Tatenokawa “Junmai Daiginjo Phoenix”

Daiginjo B

Tatenokawa “Junmai Daiginjo Phoenix”

Tatenokawa Shuzo (Yamagata Prefecture)

Sanran “Ginjo”

Ginjo

Sanran “Ginjo”

Tonoike Shuzoten (Tochigi Prefecture)

Koshi no Kanbai “Bessen”

Ginjo

Koshi no Kanbai “Bessen”

Ishimoto Shuzo (Niigata Prefecture)

Zaku “Ho no Tomo” Junmai

Junmai

Zaku “Ho no Tomo” Junmai

Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten (Mie Prefecture)

Oyama “Tokubetsu Junmaishu”

Junmai

Oyama “Tokubetsu Junmaishu”

Kato Kahachiro Shuzo (Yamagata Prefecture)

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Emerald Award

A tally of the number of gold and silver awards won by each brewery has been kept since the first Appraisal in 2001. Every year the brewery with the largest number of cumulative awards, and which has not received the award previously, is presented with the Emerald Award.

Saura Urakasumi

Saura Co., Ltd.

Miyagi Prefecture

Labels that won gold award since 2001: Urakasumi “Yamadanishiki Junmai Daiginjo,” Urakasumi “Zen” Junmai Ginjo, Urakasumi “Junmaishu”

Participating Judges

John Gauntner Sake Educator
Philip Harper Master Sake Brewer, Managing Director, The Kinoshita Brewery
Kazuyoshi Koganemaru Adviser, Saga Prefecture Brewers Association
Haruo Matsuzaki President, Delica Network Service, LLC
Naoto Okazaki President, Brewing Society of Japan
Masaki Okuda Deputy Director, Planning and Management Division, National Research Institute of Brewing
Kenji Suzuki Head Researcher, Department of Sake Production and Food Science, Aizuwakamatsu Technical Support Centre, Fukushima Technology Centre
Kei Takahashi Senior Researcher, Analytical Research Division, National Research Institute of Brewing
Haruhiko Uehigashi Brewing and Distillation Technology Planning Supervisor, Director of Food Development Department, Kochi Prefectural Industrial Technology Center
Roberto Viernes Master Sommelier, American Wine and Spirits of Hawaii
Seiei Watanabe Director, Institute of Brewing, Akita Research Institute of Food and Brewing

Number of Entries

A total of 194 breweries submitted 478 entries to the Appraisal. Of this number 134 received gold awards and 126 silver awards.

Daiginjo A Polishing ratio 40% or less

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Akita Seishu Kariho "Kaei" Junmai Daiginjo Akita Silver
Akita Seishu Yamatoshizuku "Junmai Daigino" Akita Silver
Akita Shuzo Akitabare "Suirakuten" Daiginjo Akita Silver
Akita Shuzo Akitabare "Suirakuten" Junmai Daiginjo Akita Gold
Amabuki Shuzo Amabuki "Aiyama" Daiginjo Saga Gold
Amabuki Shuzo Amabuki "Kimoto Junmai Daiginjo" Saga Silver
Aoki Shuzo Gokeiji "Daiginjo" Ibaraki
Aoki Shuzo Kakurei "Junmai Daiginjo Yamadanishiki" Niigata
Asabiraki Asabiraki "Gokujo Kyokusen" Junmai Daiginjo  Iwate Silver
Asahi Shuzo Dassai "Migaki Niwari Sanbu Enshin Bunri" Junmai Daiginjo Yamaguchi
Asahi Shuzo Dassai "Migaki Niwari Sanbu" Junmai Daiginjo (Dassai 23) Yamaguchi Silver
Asamai Shuzo Ama no To "Junmai Daiginjo 35" Akita
Azuma no Fumoto Shuzo "Junmai Daiginjo Tetsu" Yamagata Silver
Azuma no Fumoto Shuzo Azuma no Fumoto "Daiginjo" Yamagata Gold
Azuma no Fumoto Shuzo Azuma no Fumoto "Junmai Daiginjo" Yamagata Silver
Bishonen "Kikuchi" Kumamoto
Chiyokotobuki Toraya Chiyokotobuki "Toranoko Yukimegami Ver" Yamagata Gold
Chiyomusubi Shuzo Chiyomusubi "Tobinkakoi Shizukuzake" Daiginjo Tottori Gold
Chiyonosono Shuzo Chiyonosono "Excel" Daiginjo  Kumamoto
Daimon Brewery Co. Ltd. "Daimon 35" Osaka
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Daiginjo" Yamagata
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Yukimanman" Yamagata Silver
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Yukimegami" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata
Eiko Shuzo Eiko "Yumetsukiyo" Junmai Daiginjo Ehime
Fuji Shuzo "Daiginjo Kanpyokai Shikomi" Yamagata Gold
Funaki Shuzo Funaki "Ginfubukimai Shiyo Junmai Daiginjo Genshu" Fukui
Funaki Shuzo Kitanosho "Toji Daigin Nojiri Kazunori Jo" Fukui
Funasaka Shuzoten "Yotsuboshi" Daiginjo Gifu
Furusawa Shuzo "Benibanaya Jubee" Junmai Daiginjo Yukimegami Yamagata
Gensui Shuzo Gensui "Daiginjo" Tottori
Gochoda Shuzo Azumaichi "Junmai Daiginjo" Saga
Gojo Shuzo Goshin "Daiginjo Yamadanishiki" Nara Gold
Goto Shuzoten Benten "Dewasansan Gokujo Junmai Daiginjo Genshu" Yamagata Silver
Goto Shuzoten Benten "Yamadanishiki Gokujo Daiginjo Genshu" Yamagata Silver
Hagiwara Shuzo Tokumasamune "Daiginjo" Ibaraki Silver
Hakurei Shuzo Hakurei "Koden 35 Migaki" Daiginjo Genshu Kyoto Gold
Hakusen Shuzo Hanamikura "Fuku" Junmai Daiginjo Gifu Gold
Hamachidori Hamachidori "Daiginjo" Iwate Gold
Hamachidori Hamachidori "Yuinoka" Junmai Daiginjo Iwate
Heiwa Shuzo Kid "Daiginjo" Wakayama Gold
Heiwa Shuzo Kid "Muryozan Daiginjo" Wakayama
Hirako Shuzo Hidakami "Daiginjo" Miyagi Silver
Hirose Shoten Shiragiku "Tokubetsu Daiginjo" Ibaraki
Hokusetsu Shuzo Hokusetsu "YK35" Junmai Daiginjo Niigata Silver
Honke Matsuura Shuzojo Narutotai "Daiginjo Kei" Tokushima
Ichinokura Ichinokura "Kuranohana" Junmai Daiginjo Miyagi
Imazato Shuzo Rokujuyoshu "Junmai Daiginjo" Nagasaki Silver
Ippongi Kubo Honten Denshin "First Class" Fukui Gold
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai "Chotokusen" Niigata Silver
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai "Kinmuku" Niigata Gold
Kamoizumi Shuzo Kamoizumi "Koju" Daiginjo Hiroshima
Kasumitsuru Fukuchiya "Kimoto Daiginjo" Hyogo
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Gokuhizo Daiginjo" Fukui
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Tokusen" Junmai Daiginjo Fukui
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Wing of Japan" Fukui
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Yume wa Masayume" Fukui
Kiku no Tsukasa Shuzo Tezukuri Shichifukujin "Daiginjo Mongaifushutsu" Iwate Silver
Kikuchi Shuzo Sanzen "Daiginjo 35 Migaki" Okayama
Kikuisami Kikuisami "Hiden" Daiginjo  Yamagata
Kikusui Shuzo "Kuramitsu" Niigata
Kikusui Shuzo "Sakamai Kikusui" Junmai Daiginjo Genshu Niigata
Kinoshita Shuzo Tamagawa "Junmai Daiginjo" Kyoto
Kitanishi Shuzo Bunraku "Junmai Daiginjo 720ml" Saitama Silver
Kobe Shushinkan Fukuju "Nero" Junmai Daiginjo Hyogo Gold
Kodama Jozo Taiheizan "Tenko" Akita Silver
Koimari Shuzo Koimari "Saki" Junmai Daiginjo Saga Gold
Kokuryu Shuzo Kokuryu "Hachijuhachigo" Fukui
Kokuryu Shuzo Kokuryu "Ryu" Fukui
Konishi Shuzo Chotokusen Shirayuki "Daiginjo Banzaimon" Hyogo Silver
Konishi Shuzo Chotokusen Shirayuki "Tobindori" Hyogo Silver
Konotomo Shuzo Tajima "Kin" Chotokusen Daiginjo Hyogo Gold
Kotobuki Toraya Shuzo "Jukyugura" Daiginjo Yamagata Silver
Masuda Tokubee Shoten Tsuki no Katsura "Hawayu" Junmai Daiginjo Shizukuzake Kyoto
Matsui Shuzoten Matsu no Kotobuki "Daiginjo Genshu Gensuiten" Tochigi Gold
Matsuo Shuzojo "Barairo no Jinsei" Junmai Daiginjo Saga
Mitsutake Shuzojo Mitsutake "Daiginjo" Saga Silver
Miyao Shuzo Shimeharitsuru "Daiginjo Kin Label" Niigata Gold
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi "Yumedono" Daiginjo Nagano Silver
Miyashita Shuzo Kiwamihijiri "Daiginjo" Okayama Gold
Miyashita Shuzo Kiwamihijiri "Junmai Daiginjo Takashima Omachi" Okayama
Miyazaki Honten Miya no Yuki "Daiginjo" Mie
Miyazaki Honten Miya no Yuki "Junmai Daiginjo Shukon" Mie
Momokawa Momokawa "Daiginjo Junmai" Aomori Gold
Munemasa Shuzo Munemasa "Daiginjo" Saga Silver
Nakano BC Kinokuniya Bunzaemon "Kuro" Daiginjo Wakayama
Nanbu Bijin Nanbu Bijin "Daiginjo" Iwate Gold
Nanbu Shuzojo "Kyukyoku no Hanagaki" Fukui
Nate Shuzoten Kuroushi "Junmai Daiginjo" Wakayama Gold
Okuhida Shuzo Okuhida "Tokusen Junmai Daiginjo" Gifu
Okuizumo Shuzo Okuizumo "Junmai Daiginjo" Shimane Silver
Okunomatsu Shuzo Daiginjo Shizukusake "Juhachidai Ihei" Fukushima Silver
Ono Shuzoten Yoakemae "Junmai Daiginjo" Nagano Gold
Ota Shuzo "Hatsuzora" Junmai Daiginjo Mie
Ota Shuzo Hanzo "Iga Yamadanishiki" Daiginjo Mie
Otokoyama Honten Sotenden "Daiginjo" Miyagi Gold
Raifuku Shuzo Raifuku "Junmai Daiginjo" Ibaraki Silver
Rokkasen Temahima "Daiginjo" Yamagata Gold
Rokkasen Temahima "Junmai Daiginjo" Yamagata
Sachihime Shuzo Sachihime "Junmai Daiginjo" Saga Gold
Saito Shuzo Rokkon "Diamond" Junmai Daiginjo Aomori
Saiya Shuzoten Yuki no Bosha "Kachogesseki" Akita Gold
Sakuramasamune Sakuramasamune "Kinmare Junmai Daiginjo Yonju" Hyogo
Sakuramasamune Sakuramasamune "Kinmare" Daiginjo Genshu Hyogo
Sasaichi Shuzo Dan "29BY" Junmai Daiginjo Yamanashi
Saura Urakasumi "Junmai Daiginjo M" Miyagi Silver
Seitoku Meijo Seitoku "Daiginjo" Gunma Gold
Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten Zaku "Kaizan Ittekisui" Junmai Daiginjo Mie Silver
Shindo Shuzoten Gasanryu "Gokugetsu" Yamagata
Shindo Shuzoten Kurozaemon "Mirokuenju" Yamagata
Sohomare Shuzo Sohomare "Daiginjo" Tochigi Gold
Sudo Honke Hanaawase "Muroka Namachozo Junmai Daiginjoshu"  Ibaraki
Sudo Honke Sato no Homare "Kimoto Muroka Namachozo Junmai Daiginjoshu"  Ibaraki
Suehiro Shuzo "Gensai" Junmai Daiginjo Fukushima
Suigei Shuzo Suigei "Man" Junmai Daiginjo  Kochi
Suishin Yamane Honten "Kyukyoku no Suishin" Daiginjo Hiroshima
Suzuki Shuzoten Hideyoshi "Shuppinshu Matsuemon" Daiginjo Akita
Takenotsuyu Hakurosuishu "Ultra" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata Silver
Tamanohikari Shuzo Tama no Hikari "Black Label" Junmai Daiginjo Kyoto
Tanabe Shuzo Echizen Misaki "Gin no Shizuku" Daiginjo  Fukui Silver
Tanaka Shuzo Takaragawa "Junmai Daiginjo" Hokkaido Silver
Tatenokawa Shuzo Tatenokawa "Junmai Daiginjo 33" Yamagata Gold
Tenju Shuzo Chokai "Daiginjo" Akita Silver
Tentaka Shuzo Tentaka "Yuki Junmai Daiginjo Funashibori Genshu" Tochigi
Tenzan Shuzo "Hitenzan" Daiginjo Saga Gold
Tohoku Meijo Hatsumago "Shozui" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata Silver
Tonoike Shuzoten Sanran "Daiginjo" Tochigi Gold
Tosatsuru Shuzo Tosatsuru "Hakuhojirushi Senju" Daiginjo Kochi Gold
Tsukasabotan Shuzo "Sakafunashibori" Junmai Daiginjo Kochi
Uchigasaki Shuzoten Hoyo "Yamadanishiki Daiginjo" Miyagi Silver
Ume Ichirin Shuzo Ume Ichirin "Kanpyokai Shuppinshu" Chiba Silver
Wada Shuzo "Meito Gassanmaru" Shizukutori Genshu Daiginjo  Yamagata Gold
Wakatsuru Shuzo Nokaya "Rinnokuro" Junmai Daiginjo Toyama
Watanabe Shuzo Kyokuko "Daiginjo" Tochigi Gold
Watanabe Shuzoten Hourai "Chogin Shizuku" Gifu
Watanabe Shuzoten Hourai "Gokuiden" Junmai Daiginjo Gifu Gold
Yamagata Honten "Chotokusen Daiginjo Moriko" Yamaguchi Gold
Yatsushika Shuzo Yatsushika "Gin" Daiginjo Oita
Yazawa Shuzoten "Shirokujaku" Fukushima
Yoshida Shuzoten Tedorigawa "Iki na Onna" Daiginjo Ishikawa Silver
Zao Shuzo Zao "Daiginjo" Miyagi

Daiginjo B Polishing ratio 50% or less

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Akita Seishu Kariho "Shugetsu" Junmai Daigino Akita Silver
Akita Seishu Seiden "Omachi" Junmai Daiginjo Akita
Akita Shuzo Akitabare "Daiginjo" Akita
Akitaken Hakko Kogyo Omotenashi "Gin Label" Daiginjo Akita
Amabuki Shuzo Amabuki "White" Junmai Daiginjo Saga
Aoki Shuzo Kakurei "Daiginjo" Niigata Silver
Azuma no Fumoto Shuzo "Sanwa no Usagi" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata
Chiyokotobuki Toraya Chiyokotobuki "Toranoko" Yamagata Silver
Daimon Brewery Co. Ltd. "Daimon 45" Osaka
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Junmai Daiginjo Genshu" Yamagata
Fujinishiki Shuzo Fujinishiki "Junmai Daiginjo Omachi" Shizuoka Silver
Funasaka Shuzoten "Toji Hiraoka Seiji" Junmai Daiginjo Gifu
Furusawa Shuzo Sawamasamune "Bidenbishu" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata Gold
Gassan Shuzo Gassan Shuzo "Daiginjo" Yamagata Gold
Gekkeikan Gekkeikan "Chotokusen Horin" Junmai Daiginjo Kyoto Silver
Goto Shuzoten Benten "Dewasansan" Junmai Daiginjo Genshu  Yamagata Silver
Goto Shuzoten Benten "Kamenoo" Junmai Daiginjo Genshu  Yamagata
Hamachidori Hamachidori "Gingingashikomi" Junmai Daiginjo Iwate Gold
Hanaharu Shuzo Hanaharu "Junmai Daiginjoshu" Fukushima Silver
Hinomaru Jozo Mansaku no Hana "Junmai Daiginjo Yamada 45" Akita Silver
Hokusetsu Shuzo Hokusetsu "Yamadanishiki" Junmai Daiginjo  Niigata
Homare Shuzo Aizuhomare "Banshusan Yamadanishiki Jikomi Junmai Daiginjoshu" Fukushima Silver
Homare Shuzo Aizuhomare "Daiginjoshu" Fukushima Silver
Honda Shoten "Dragon Ao" Junmai Daiginjo Episode 1 Hyogo
Imayotsukasa Shuzo "Nishikigoi" Niigata
Imayotsukasa Shuzo Imayotsukasa "Junmai Daginjo" Niigata
Ippongi Kubo Honten Denshin "Rin" Fukui Gold
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai "Muku" Niigata Gold
Kamenoi Shuzo Kudoki Jozu "Aiyama" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata Gold
Kamoizumi Shuzo Kamoizumi "Junmai Daiginjo" Hiroshima
Kato Kahachiro Shuzo Oyama "Zuisho" Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Gold" Fukui
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Kichibee" Fukui
Kawatsuru Shuzo Kawatsuru "Junmai Daiginjo" Kagawa Silver
Kinginka Shuzo Kinginka "Daiginjo" Aichi
Kinoshita Shuzo Tamagawa "Daiginjo" Kyoto
Kobayashi Shuzo Honten "Takeshizuku" Daiginjo Fukuoka Silver
Kobayashi Shuzo Honten Bandai "Junmai Daiginjo" Fukuoka Silver
Kokonoesaika Saika Yamadanishiki "Junmai Daiginjo" Wakayama Gold
Mado no Ume Shuzo "Bunzaemon" Junmai Daiginjo Saga Gold
Marumoto Shuzo Chikurin "Karoyaka" Okayama
Masuda Shuzoten Masuizumi "Bo" Junmai Daiginjo Toyama
Masuda Shuzoten Masuizumi "R" Junmai Daiginjo Toyama
Masuda Tokubee Shoten Tsuki no Katsura "Heiankyo" Junmai Daiginjoshu Kyoto
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi "Nanago" Yamahai Junmai Daiginjo Nagano
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi "Sanka" Junmai Daiginjo Nagano
Momokawa Momokawa "Daiginjo" Aomori Gold
Nabedana Jinyu "Hanasansui" Daiginjo Chiba
Nagai Shuzo Mizubasho "Junmai Daiginjo" Gunma Silver
Nagayama Honke Shuzojo "The Domaine Taka" Yamaguchi Silver
Nagurayama Shuzo Nagurayama "Daiginjo" Fukushima Gold
Nakao Jozo "Maboroshi Kuro" Junmai Daiginjo Genshu  Hiroshima Gold
Nihonsakari Nihonsakari "Daiginjo 720ml Bin" Hyogo
Ninki Shuzo Ninkiichi "Purple Junmai Daiginjo" Fukushima
Nishida Shuzoten Nishida "Denshu Yonwarigobu" Junmai Daiginjo  Aomori Silver
Nishiyama Shuzojo Kotsuzumi "Rojo Hanaari Aoi" Hyogo
Okuizumo Shuzo "Nitamai Koshihikari Junmai Daiginjo" Shimane Gold
Okunomatsu Shuzo Okunomatsu "Sakura Daiginjo" Fukushima Gold
Ota Shuzo Hanzo "Aka Label" Junmai Daiginjo Mie
Otokoyama Honten Sotenden "Junmai Daiginjo" Miyagi Gold
Raifuku Shuzo Raifuku "Asahi" Junmai Daiginjo  Ibaraki Gold
Rihaku Shuzo Rihaku "Junmai Daiginjo" Shimane
Rokkasen Yamahoshi "Daiginjo" Yamagata Gold
Rokkasen Yamahoshi "Junmai Daiginjo" Yamagata Gold
Saiya Shuzoten Yuki no Bosha "Junmai Daiginjo" Akita Gold
Sasaichi Shuzo Dan "28BY" Junmai Daiginjo Bizen Omachi Yamanashi
Saura Urakasumi "Yamadanishiki Junmai Daiginjo" Miyagi Gold
Seto Shuzo Homon Azumacho "Junmai Daiginjo" Saga Silver
Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten Zaku "Miyabi no Tomo" Nakadori Junmai Daiginjo Mie Gold
Shindo Shuzoten Gasanryu "Kisaragi" Yamagata Silver
Shirakabegura, Takara Shuzo Shochikubai Shirakabegura "Daiginjo Muroka Genshu" Hyogo Silver
Shirakabegura, Takara Shuzo Shochikubai Shirakabegura "Junmai Daiginjo" Hyogo Silver
Shuho Shuzojo Shuho "Junmai Daiginjo Yamadanishiki 47" Yamagata Gold
Sohomare Shuzo Sohomare "Kimoto Shikomi Junmai Daiginjo" Tochigi
Suehiro Shuzo "Yume no Kaori" Junmai Daiginjo Fukushima
Suishin Yamane Honten Suishin "Kiji Meiyo" Junmai Daiginjo Hiroshima Silver
Takara Sake USA Inc. Sho Chiku Bai "Junmai Daiginjo" California
Takara Sake USA Inc. Sho Chiku Bai "Rei" Junmai Daiginjo California
Takeno Shuzo Yasakatsuru "Egao Hyakuyaku 2017" Kyoto
Tanabe Shuzo Echizen Misaki "Daiginjo" Fukui Gold
Tatenokawa Shuzo Tatenokawa "Junmai Daiginjo Phoenix" Yamagata Gold
Tenju Shuzo Chokaisan "Junmai Daiginjo" Akita Silver
Tenzan Shuzo Shichida "Junmai Daiginjo" Saga Gold
Tenzan Shuzo Tenzan "Hotarugawa" Junmai Daiginjo Saga
Tonoike Shuzoten Sanran "Junmai Daiginjo" Tochigi Gold
Tosa Shuzo Keigetsu "Gin no Yume Junmai Daiginjo 50" Kochi
Uchigasaki Shuzoten Hoyo "Kura no Hana" Junmai Daiginjo Miyagi Gold
Umenoyado Shuzo "Gin" Junmai Daiginjo  Nara
Watanabe Shuzoten Hourai "Irootoko" Junmai Daiginjo Gifu
Yamagata Honten "Junmai Daiginjo Tsuru no Satomai Kaori Tsuru" Yamaguchi Gold
Yamaguchi Shuzojo Niwa no Uguisu "Junmai Daiginjo 50" Fukuoka Gold
Yamamoto Honke "Kyodenrai Saranari" Junmai Daiginjo Kyoto
Yamamoto Honke Shinsei "Iwai" Junmai Daiginjo Kyoto
Yamamoto Honke Shinsei "Yamadanishiki Junmai Daiginjo Hyoonkakoi" Kyoto Silver
Yamato Shuzo "Junmai Daiginjo Nagomi"  Saga
Yoshida Shuzoten Tedorigawa "Yamahai Jikomi Junmai Daiginjo" Ishikawa Silver
Yoshida Shuzoten Yoshidagura "Junmai Daiginjo" Ishikawa
Yukisuzume Shuzo Yukisuzume "Junmai Daiginjo" Ehime Gold
Zao Shuzo "Zao Noboriryu" Junmai Daiginjo Miyagi Gold

Ginjo

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Akita Seishu Kariho "Yamahai Junmai Ginjo" Akita
Akita Seishu Yamatoshizuku "Junmai Ginjo" Akita
Aoki Shuzo Gokeiji "Hitachinishiki" Junmai Ginjo  Ibaraki Gold
Aoki Shuzo Kakurei "Junmai Ginjo" Niigata Silver
Arisawa Bunkajin "Gin no Yume" Junmai Ginjo   Kochi Gold
Arisawa Bunkajin "Liseur" Junmai Ginjo   Kochi
Asabiraki Asabiraki "Yumeakari" Junmai Ginjoshu Iwate Gold
Asamai Shuzo Ama no To "Natsuta Fuyuzo Komami" Junmai Ginjo Akita
Chiyonosono Shuzo "Taito" Junmai Ginjo Kumamoto
Choryo Shuzo Choryo "Junmai Ginjo" Nara
Daisekkei Shuzo Daisekkei "Junmai Ginjo" Nagano Silver
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Dewasansan" Junmai Ginjo Yamagata
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Oka" Ginjo Yamagata Silver
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Omachi" Junmai Ginjo Yamagata Silver
Fujinishiki Shuzo Fujinishiki "Junmai Ginjo" Shizuoka
Funaki Shuzo Funaki "Shinrikimai Shiyo Junmai Ginjo Gentei Nihyakkan" Fukui
Furusawa Shuzo Sawamasamune "Dewanosato" Junmai Ginjo Yamagata
Gassan Shuzo Gassan Shuzo "Gassan no Yuki" Junmai Ginjo Yamagata Gold
Gekkeikan Gekkeikan "Miyakomeguri Ginjo Kyo Roman" Kyoto
Gekkeikan Gekkeikan "Suzaku" Junmai Ginjo Kyoto
Gochoda Shuzo Azumaichi "Yamadanishiki Junmai Ginjo" Saga
Hagiwara Shuzo Hagiwara "Junmai Ginjo" Ibaraki Silver
Hakkai Jozo Hakkaisan "Yukimuro Chozo Sannen" Junmai Ginjo Niigata
Hakusen Shuzo Hanamikura "Hana" Gifu
Hakuto Shuzo Okunoto no Shiragiku "Junmai Ginjo" Ishikawa Silver
Hamachidori Hamachidori "Gingingashikomi" Junmai Ginjo Iwate Gold
Hamakawa Shoten Bijobu "Rei" Kochi Gold
Hamakawa Shoten Bijobu "Yataro" Junmai Ginjo Kochi Gold
Hananomai Shuzo "Katana" Shizuoka
Heiwa Shuzo Kid "Muryozan Junmai Ginjo" Wakayama Silver
Hikami Seishu Nanakanba "Yamahai Shikomi" Junmai Ginjo Shimane
Hirose Shoten Shiragiku "Junmai Ginjo" Ibaraki
Hokusetsu Shuzo Hokusetsu "Ginjo" Niigata Gold
Homare Shuzo Karahashi "Junmai Ginjo Yamadanishiki" Fukushima Silver
Homare Shuzo Karahashi "Junmai Ginjo Yume no Kaori" Fukushima Silver
Honke Matsuura Shuzojo Narutotai "Junmai Ginjo Genshu" Tokushima
Imada Shuzo Honten Fukucho "BIHO" Junmai Ginjo Hiroshima Gold
Imada Shuzo Honten Fukucho "Junmai Ginjo Hattanso" Hiroshima
Imada Shuzo Honten Fukucho "Moon on the Water Suigetsu" Junmai Ginjo Hiroshima Silver
Imazato Shuzo Rokujuyoshu "Junmai Ginjo Yamadanishiki" Nagasaki
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai "Bessen" Niigata Gold
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai "Sai" Junmai Ginjo Niigata
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai "Tokusen" Niigata Gold
Ito Shuzo Uzume "Tennyo no Mai" Junmai Ginjo Mie
Kaba Shuzojo Shiramayumi "Ginjo" Gifu Gold
Kamoizumi Shuzo Kamoizumi "Shusen Honjikomi" Hiroshima
Kasumitsuru Kasumitsuru "Yamahai Ginjo Junmai" Hyogo Silver
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Tokishirazu" Fukui Silver
Kinshi Masamune Kinshi Masamune "Junmai Ginjo" Kyoto
Kiyama Shoten Kihotsuru "Junmai Ginjo Omachi" Saga
Kiyama Shoten Kihotsuru "Junmai Ginjo Yamadanishiki" Saga Gold
Kobayashi Shuzo Honten Bandai "Shiboritate Ginjo" Fukuoka Gold
Kobayashi Shuzo Honten Hakata no Mori "Junmai Ginjo" Fukuoka Gold
Kobe Shushinkan Fukuju "Blue Label" Junmai Ginjo Hyogo Gold
Koimari Shuzo Koimari "Saki" Junmai Ginjo Saga
Kokonoesaika Saika Yamadanishiki "Junmai Ginjo" Wakayama Gold
Kokuryu Shuzo Kokuryu "Tokusen" Fukui Silver
Komachi Shuzo Nagaragawa "Junmai Ginjoshu"  Gifu
Kusumi Shuzo Kiyoizumi "Nanadaime" Niigata Gold
Matsuo Shuzojo Miya no Matsu "Junmai Ginjo" Saga
Meiri Shurui Daijobu "Junmai Ginjo" Ibaraki
Minami Shuzojo Minami "Junmai Ginjo" Kochi
Mitsutake Shuzojo Mitsutake "Junmai Ginjo" Saga Silver
Miyao Shuzo Shimeharitsuru "Jun" Niigata
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi "Karakuchi Ki-Ippon" Junmai Ginjo Nagano Gold
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi "Kippuku Kinju" Yamahai Junmai Ginjo Nagano
Miyazaki Honten Miya no Yuki "Junmai Ginjo" Mie
Momokawa Momokawa "Sugidama" Junmai Ginjo  Aomori Gold
Myoko Shuzo Montmeru "Joie de Poulet" Niigata
Myoko Shuzo Myokosan "Hachijuhachi" Kurabito Saibaimai Junmai Ginjo Niigata
Nabedana Jinyu "Junmai Ginjo"  Chiba Silver
Nagai Shuzo Mizubasho "Ginjo" Gunma Silver
Nagurayama Shuzo "Yokikana" Junmai Ginjo Fukushima Gold
Nakao Jozo "Maboroshi" Junmai Ginjo Hiroshima
Nate Shuzoten Kuroushi "Omachi" Junmai Ginjo Wakayama Gold
Ninki Shuzo Ninkiichi "Gold Ninki Junmai Ginjo" Fukushima Silver
Oki Shuzo Okihomare "Junmai Ginjo" Shimane
Okuizumo Shuzo "Nitamai Junmai Ginjo Hanakobo" Shimane
Okuizumo Shuzo Okuizumo "Junmai Ginjo" Shimane Silver
Okunomatsu Shuzo Okunomatsu "Adatara Ginjo" Fukushima Gold
Ono Shuzoten Yoakemae "Kiippon" Junmai Ginjo Nagano Silver
Otone Shuzo "Hanaichimonme" Gunma
Rihaku Shuzo Rihaku "Wandering Poet" Junmai Ginjo Shimane
Rokkasen Yamahoshi "Junmai Ginjo Dewanosato"  Yamagata
Rokkasen Yamahoshi "Junmai Ginjo" Yamagata Silver
Saito Shuzo Rokkon "Tiger Eye" Junmai Ginjo Aomori Silver
Saiya Shuzoten Yuki no Bosha "Hiden Yamahai" Akita Gold
Saiya Shuzoten Yuki no Bosha "Junmai Ginjo" Akita Silver
Sakai Shuzo "Five Junmai Ginjo Ikkai Hiire" Yamaguchi Silver
Sanwa Shurui Wakabotan "Junmai Ginjo" Oita Silver
Sasaichi Shuzo Dan "29BY" Junmai Ginjo Yamanashi Silver
Sato Sajiuemon Yamatozakura "Dewasansan" Junmai Ginjo Yamagata
Saura Urakasumi "Zen" Junmai Ginjo Miyagi Gold
Seitoku Meijo Seitoku "Genshu" Junmai Ginjo Gunma Silver
Seitoku Meijo Seitoku "Ginjo" Gunma Silver
Seitoku Meijo Seitoku "Junmai Ginjo" Gunma
Sekaiitto Minakata "Junmai Ginjo" Wakayama Gold
Sento Shuzojo "Mishio Junmai Ginjo Gin no Yume" Kochi Silver
Seto Shuzo Azumacho "Junmai Ginjo" Saga Gold
Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten Zaku "Kanade no Tomo" Junmai Ginjo Mie Gold
Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten Zaku "Megumi no Tomo" Junmai Ginjo Mie Gold
Shuho Shuzojo Shuho "Junmai Ginjo Hattan" Yamagata Silver
Sohomare Shuzo Sohomare "Junmai Ginjo" Tochigi Silver
Suigei Shuzo Suigei "Koiku 54" Junmai Ginjo Kochi Gold
Suishin Yamane Honten Suishin "Inaho" Junmai Ginjo Hiroshima
Takagi Shuzo Toyonoume "Junmai Ginjo G × A" Kochi Gold
Takagi Shuzo Toyonoume "Junmai Ginjo Gin no Yume Shikomi" Kochi Gold
Takano Shuzo "Koshi no Tosetsuka" Junmai Ginjoshu Niigata
Takara Sake USA Inc. Sho Chiku Bai "Sho” Junmai Ginjo  California
Takeda Shuzoten Katafune "Junmai Ginjo" Niigata
Tenju Shuzo Chokaisan "Ginmi Ryoko Binhiire" Akita
Tenzan Shuzo Shichida "Junmai Ginjo" Saga Silver
Tenzan Shuzo Shichida "Omachi 50" Junmai Ginjo Saga
Tonoike Shuzoten Sanran "Ginjo" Tochigi Gold
Tonoike Shuzoten Sanran "Junmai Ginjo" Tochigi Silver
Tosatsuru Shuzo Tosatsuru "Meikaku" Karakuchi Junmai Ginjoshu Kochi Gold
Tsuchida Shuzo Tsuchida "Bodaimoto × Yamahaimoto" Gunma Silver
Tsukasabotan Shuzo "Fuinshu" Kochi Gold
Tsukinoi Shuzoten Nanotsuki "60 Junmai Ginjo" Ibaraki
Tsukinoi Shuzoten Tsukinoi "'Tai' Yori" Ginjoshu Ibaraki
Umenoyado Shuzo "Shin" Junmai Ginjo Nara
Wakaba Wakaba "Junmai Ginjo" Gifu
Wakanami Shuzo Wakanami "Junmai Ginjo Yamadanishiki" Fukuoka Gold
Watanabe Shuzoten Cody's Sake "Junmai Ginjo" Gifu Silver
Watanabe Shuzoten Hourai "Dento Karakuchi" Ginjo Gifu
Watanabe Shuzoten Hourai "Kaden Tezukuri" Junmai Ginjo Gifu Gold
Yagi Shuzobu Yamatan Masamune "Shizuku Hime" Junmai Ginjo Ehime
Yamaguchi Shuzojo Niwa no Uguisu Junmai Ginjo 60" Fukuoka Silver
Yatsushika Shuzo Yatsushika "Momo" Ginjo Oita Silver
Yoshida Shuzoten Tedorigawa "Shukon" Junmai Ginjo Ishikawa
Yoshinogawa Yoshinogawa "Gokujo" Ginjo Niigata
Yoshinogawa Yoshinogawa "Winter Warrior" Junmai Ginjo Niigata

Junmai

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Akita Seishu Dewatsuru "Kimotojikomi Junmaishu" Akita Silver
Akita Seishu Yamatoshizuku "Yamahai Junmaishu" Akita Gold
Akita Shuzo Akitabare "Koshiki Junzukuri" Akita
Aoki Shuzo Yukiotoko "Junmaishu" Niigata Gold
Asamai Shuzo Ama no To "Umashine" Tokubetsu Junmaishu Akita Silver
Choryo Shuzo "Yoshinosugi no Taruzake Omachi Yamahai Junmaishu" Nara Silver
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura "Ikko" Yamagata Gold
Fuji Shuzo Joto "Junmai" Yamagata Silver
Fujinishiki Shuzo Fujinishiki "Homarefuji" Tokubetsu Junmai Shizuoka
Funasaka Shuzoten "Miyamagiku Hizo" Tokubetsu Junmai Gifu Gold
Gekkeikan Sake (USA), Inc. Gekkeikan "Black & Gold" California
Gekkeikan Sake (USA), Inc. Gekkeikan "Haiku" California Silver
Gochoda Shuzo Azumaichi "Yamadanishiki Junmaishu" Saga
Goto Shuzoten Benten "Dewanosato" Tokubetsu Junmai Genshu  Yamagata Gold
Goto Shuzoten Benten "Tsuyahime" Tokubetsu Junmaishu Yamagata Gold
Hamakawa Shoten Bijobu "Tokubetsu Junmaishu" Kochi Gold
Hanaharu Shuzo Hanaharu "Nojun Junmaishu" Fukushima
Heiwa Shuzo Kid "Muryozan Junmaishu" Wakayama
Honke Matsuura Shuzojo Narutotai "Junmai Genshu Mizutokome" Tokushima Gold
Ichinokura Ichinokura "Tokubetsu Junmaishu Karakuchi"  Miyagi Silver
Imayotsukasa Shuzo Black Imayotsukasa "Gokukarakuchi Junmaishu" Niigata
Imazato Shuzo Rokujuyoshu "Junmaishu Yamadanishiki" Nagasaki Gold
Kasumitsuru Kasumitsuru "Kimoto Junmai" Hyogo
Kasumitsuru Kasumitsuru "Yamahai Junmai" Hyogo
Kato Kahachiro Shuzo Oyama "Tokubetsu Junmaishu" Yamagata Gold
Kato Kahachiro Shuzo Oyama "Tomizu" Tokubetsu Junmaishu Yamagata Silver
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Ginsen" Fukui
Kato Kichibee Shoten Born "Junmai 55" Fukui Gold
Kawatsuru Shuzo Kawatsuru "Umakuchi Junmaishu" Kagawa
Kiku no Tsukasa Shuzo Kiku no Tsukasa "Gingingajikomi" Junmaishu  Iwate
Kikuisami Kikuisami "Dewanosato Sanjurokuninshu" Yamagata Gold
Kinoshita Shuzo Tamagawa "Time Machine 1712" Kyoto
Kinshi Masamune Kinshi Masamune "Junmaishu" Kyoto
Kitanishi Shuzo Bunraku "Kimoto Junmaishu 720ml" Saitama
Kobe Shushinkan Fukuju "Green Label" Junmaishu Hyogo
Koikawa Shuzo Koikawa "Tokubetsu Junmai" Yamagata Silver
Koimari Shuzo Koimari "Saki" Junmaishu Saga
Kokonoesaika Saika "Yamahai Junmai" Wakayama Gold
Kokuryu Shuzo Kokuryu “Kuzuryu” Fukui Silver
Kotobuki Toraya Shuzo "Kajokotobuki" Junmai Yamagata
Manatsuru Shuzo mana1751 true vision Fukui
Manatsuru Shuzo Super J Fukui
Masuda Tokubee Shoten Tsuki no Katsura "Asahimai" Junmaishu Kyoto
Matsuo Shuzojo Miya no Matsu "Nanawari Migaki Junmaishu" Saga Gold
Matsuo Shuzojo Miya no Matsu "Tokubetsu Junmaishu" Saga Gold
Mitsutake Shuzojo Mitsutake "Tezukuri Junmaishu" Saga Gold
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi "Okuden Kantsukuri" Junmai Nagano
Miyazaki Honten Miya no Yuki "Junmaishu" Mie Silver
Miyazaki Honten Miya no Yuki "Yamahai Jikomi Tokubetsu Junmaishu" Mie
Momokawa "Nebuta Tanrei Junmai" Aomori Gold
Momokawa Momokawa "Junmaishu" Aomori Gold
Munemasa Shuzo Munemasa "Tokubetsu Junmaishu" Saga Gold
Myoko Shuzo Koshi no Setsugekka "Junmai" Niigata
Nabedana Jinyu "Junmaishu"  Chiba Gold
Nagayama Honke Shuzojo Taka "Tokubetsu Junmai" Yamaguchi Gold
Nakano BC Kinokuniya Bunzaemon "Natsu no Rokkushu" Junmaishu Wakayama Silver
Nakao Jozo Seikyo "Takehara" Junmai  Hiroshima
Nanbu Bijin Nanbu Bijin "Tokubetsu Junmai" Iwate Gold
Nihonsakari Nihonsakari "Tokubetsu Junmaishu 720ml Bin" Hyogo
Oki Shuzo Okihomare "Edo no Junmaishu 90" Shimane
Oki Shuzo Okihomare "Muromachi no Junmaishu 90" Shimane
Okuizumo Shuzo "Okuizumo no Itteki Kairyohattannagare"  Shimane Silver
Okunomatsu Shuzo Okunomatsu "Tokubetsu Junmai" Fukushima Silver
Ota Shuzo Hanzo "Kami no Ho" Tokubetsu Junmaishu Mie
Otokoyama Otokoyama "Tokubetsu Junmai"  Hokkaido Silver
Raifuku Shuzo Raifuku "Nadeshiko Kobo" Tokubetsu Junmai  Ibaraki Gold
Rokkasen Rokkasen "Godanshikomi Junmai" Yamagata Silver
Rokkasen Rokkasen "Junmai Chokarakuchi" Yamagata Silver
Saiya Shuzoten Yuki no Bosha "Yamahai Junmai" Akita Gold
Sanwa Shurui Wakabotan "Junmaishu" Oita Silver
Sasaichi Shuzo Dan "29BY" Yamahai Junmai Yamanashi Gold
Sato Sajiuemon Yamatozakura "Dewanosato" Junmaishu Yamagata Silver
Sato Shuzo Miharu Gomangoku "Tokubetsu Junmai Genshu 16°" Fukushima Silver
Saura Urakasumi "Junmaishu" Miyagi
Sekaiitto Minakata "Chokarakuchi Junmaishu" Wakayama
Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten Zaku "Ho no Tomo" Junmai Mie Gold
Shindo Shuzoten Ura Gasanryu "Fuka" Yamagata
Shirakabegura, Takara Shuzo Shirakabegura "Tokubetsu Junmai" Hyogo
Shirakabegura, Takara Shuzo Shochikubai Shirakabegura "Kimoto Junmai" Hyogo Silver
Shirataki Shuzo "Uonuma" Nojun Junmai Niigata
Shirataki Shuzo Shirataki "Junmai" Niigata Silver
Shuho Shuzojo Shuho "Tokubetsu Junmai Muroka Omachi" Yamagata
Sohomare Shuzo Sohomare "Tokubetsu Kimoto" Tochigi Gold
Suehiro Shuzo "Ten no Tsubu Shiyo Junmai Suehiro" Fukushima
Takara Sake USA Inc. Sho Chiku Bai "Classic Junmai" California
Takara Sake USA Inc. Sho Chiku Bai "Tokubetsu Junmai" California
Tenju Shuzo "Kome Kara Sodateta Junmaishu" Akita
Tenju Shuzo Chokaisan "Kimoto Junmai" Akita Silver
Tentaka Shuzo Tentaka "Yuki Junmaishu" Tochigi
Tenzan Shuzo "Jizake Tenzan"  Saga
Tenzan Shuzo Shichida "Junmai" Saga
Tohoku Meijo Hatsumago "Kimoto Junmaishu" Yamagata Silver
Tosatsuru Shuzo Tosatsuru "Muroka Genshu" Tokubetsu Junmai  Kochi Gold
Tsukasabotan Shuzo "Senchu Hassaku" Kochi Gold
Tsukinoi Shuzoten Nanotsuki "80 Junmai" Ibaraki
Uchigasaki Shuzoten Hoyo "Genji" Tokubetsu Junmai Miyagi
Uchigasaki Shuzoten Hoyo "Manamusume" Tokubetsu Junmai Miyagi Silver
Uchigasaki Shuzoten Hoyo "Sawayaka Junmai" Miyagi Silver
Umenoyado Shuzo "On" Tokubetsu Junmai Nara Silver
Wakaze "Orbia Gaia" Yamagata
Yamamoto Honke "Kaguyahime" Junmai Kyoto
Yamamoto Honke Shinsei "Genshu Chokarakuchi" Tokubetsu Junmai  Kyoto
Yamamoto Honke Shinsei "Tokubetsu Junmaishu" Kyoto
Yoshida Shuzoten Tedorigawa "Yamahai Junmai" Ishikawa Silver
Yoshida Shuzoten U Yoshidagura 2017 "Yamahai Junmai Muroka Genshu" Ishikawa Silver
Yoshida Shuzoten Yoshidagura "Junmaishu" Ishikawa
Yumegokoro Shuzo "Naraman" Muroka Binhiire Junmaishu Fukushima Gold

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