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Jessyca Lewis is an entrepreneur, University Professor, International Speaker & is internationally known for wine and social media.

#Winemktmonday Moderated by wine educator Jessyca Lewis with as the name suggests a wine marketing focus centered around a featured guest. This is a great chat for wine students and wine lovers to follow.


Toshio Ueno MSS, CS, CSW, FWS, IWS
Certified Master of Sake, Master Sake Sommelier, and Shochu Sommelier. Toshio is the
only one in the world to hold Master of Sake (酒匠), Master Sake Sommelier (日本酒学講
師), and WSET Sake Educator diploma. Born in Japan where his family has grown
Japanese wine grape, Koshu, for generations, Toshio grew up helping the business from a
young age. Following his college education in the US and employment at an international
trading company in Tokyo, Toshio joined Chateraise, a pastry and wine company as
Director of Sales. There, he was put in charge of overseeing the personal wine collection
of the company’s president, which intrigued him to enter the world of wine stewardship and
research. Toshio joined Mutual Trading Company in 2002, where he is Manger of the
Business Development Department in marketing Japanese foods, Jizake, and Shochu to
the mainstream American trade. With his passion and expertise in Jizake, Shochu, and
Wine, Toshio aims to further promote Japanese food and Sake cultures to new,
international audiences. Since 2010, he has been Vice President & Executive Instructor at
Sake School of America. In 2016 he was awarded the industry’s most prestigious title
Sake Samurai from Japan Sake & Shochu Makers Association.

Certified Shochu Sommelier, SSI
日本酒学講師 Master Sake Sommelier / Sake Educator, SSI
酒匠 Master of Sake, SSI
Certified Specialist of Wine, Society of Wine Educators
Diploma Candidate, WSET
WSET Certified Sake Educator, WSET
南部杜氏協会 研究科生 Nanbu Toji Guild Pre-Toji Candidate
Advance Award, WSET
Certified Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers
French Wine Scholar, French Wine Society
Certified Italian Wine Specialist, NASA
Certified Sake Sommelier (Kikisake-shi唎酒師),SSI
Cetified Beer Adviser, FBO

Los Angeles International Wine Competition Judge
Los Angeles International Spirits Competition Judge
Texsom International Wine Awards Judge
International Wine Challenge Sake Judge