John Gauntner

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Our 10 Best Spots to Drink Sake in NYC

    We're certainly not forgoing classic wine, beer, or cocktail options when it comes to summer sipping, but we're also tossing back our fair share of chilled sake, especially after sake expert John Gauntner taught us how to drink the Japanese rice wine and divulged a few places around town with lists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    How and Where to Drink Sake, According to Expert John Gauntner

    No other non-Japanese person on earth has achieved what John Gauntner has in the realm of sake. The Ohio native, who now lives in Japan, is the world's only non-Japanese certified master of sake tasting, and he holds the coveted and difficult-to-attain title of Sake Expert Assessor from the Japan Na ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Sakagura's Premiere Sake Library in Today's Village Voice

    "After 17 years Sakagura has aged well in the NYC sake scene, and despite its subterranean location, it has built a worldwide reputation," writes James A. Foley in his profile of the midtown Japanese restaurant in today's Village Voice.