Richard Geoffrey, who left Dom Pérignon to start his own sake brewery in Japan. Photo: IWA Richard Geoffrey, who left Dom Pérignon to start his own sake brewery in Japan. Photo: IWA
Richard Geoffrey, who left Dom Pérignon to start his own sake brewery in Japan. Photo: IWA

Why French winemaker Richard Geoffroy swapped champagne for sake in Japan

  • Seventh-generation vigneron Richard Geoffroy was chef de cave for Dom Pérignon
  • After discovering a taste for sake, he decided to start his own brewery in Tateyama, Japan

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
Richard Geoffrey, who left Dom Pérignon to start his own sake brewery in Japan. Photo: IWA Richard Geoffrey, who left Dom Pérignon to start his own sake brewery in Japan. Photo: IWA
Richard Geoffrey, who left Dom Pérignon to start his own sake brewery in Japan. Photo: IWA
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