Episode-0: Sneak Peek

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Episode 0 – Sneak Peek


Welcome! You’ve just stumbled upon a “sneak peek” at the new Sake On Air podcast, what is soon to be a bi-weekly production examining the stories, people, questions, and future of sake and shochu directly from Japan.


Recorded at the Japan Sake and Shochu Information Center, located in the heart of Tokyo, your hosts and members the SAKE 2020 team are setting out to deliver news, interviews, live broadcasts, and introduce new dialogue into the international sake stream of consciousness, straight from the front lines of the sake industry in Japan.


Your rotating team of hosts are:


John Gauntner
Sebastien Lemoine
Christopher Hughes

Christopher Pellegrini
Shuso Imada
Justin Potts


This episode offers up just a small sip of what’s to come. Give it a listen, share with your sake-loving and shochu-curious friends, and come back to join us for more Sake On Air very soon.


Feel free to send questions, feedback and show ideas to:


You can follow us for the latest updates by searching @sakeonair on both Instagram and Twitter, as well as on Facebook.

You’ll also be able find us on 
Soundcloud and YouTube very soon.


Sake On Air is made possible with the generous support of the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association, and is a joint production between Potts.K Productions and Export Japan.


Please subscribe and leave us a review to help us share the sake love with more listeners like yourself.




Our theme is “Younger Today Than Tomorrow” composed by forSomethingNew for Sake On Air.

*Snippets from this Sneak Peek also include the voice of Brian Polen, co-founder of Brooklyn Kura. The full interview will be coming your way very soon!