New Zealand just got its first saké professional

Our craft beer market has plenty of gurus willing to provide you brews on your journey of beer discovery, but in New Zealand it’s a little tough to find the right person to guide you through your saké experience. Once you get the taste for saké you never go back. Now, Fuminobu (Fumi) Nakatani – the manager of the award-winning Japanese robata restaurant and bar MASU by Nic Watt at SKYCITY – has stepped in to fill the breach. He’s recently been awarded the international qualification in saké from the London-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET). It sounds like a…