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Meet The Mentors

Mariko Tajiri, National Brand Manager

Mariko is a f&b professional (professional eater and drinker), always thinking about what to drink and eat. Can often be found slurping sake, wine, coffee and water whilst dreaming up imaginary potato chip flavour combinations. 


National Brand Manager for That’s Life, an Asian owned and operated wine and sake agency representing beautiful producers from around the world. That’s Life specializes in craft producers from Japan and Europe, with a focus on Burgundy and Champagne. 


Creator of Hakko Gakko, school of fermentation and a WSET certified sake educator. 

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