The Sake Brewers Association of North America is pleased to announce that Ben Bell has joined as the Director of Content.

Ben Bell is a sake professional and Arkansas native who began his drinks career in 2004 working in wine & spirits retail and later moved into restaurant bar management. He became a wine specialist and quickly branched out to spirits, sake, and beer. He holds the Advanced Sake Professional Certification from the Sake Education Council and is a certified sake educator with the Wine & Spirits Education Trust based in London. He has lived in Japan and trained at two sake breweries including two seasons at Nanbu Bijin in Ninohe, Iwate.

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