Henry Sidel and Niichiro Marumoto

Henry Sidel and Niichiro Marumoto

Joto Sake via Bloomberg

Henry Sidel, left, president of importer Joto Sake LLC, with Niichiro Marumoto, the sixth generation maker sake in Okayama, one of Japan's most prized agricultural regions. The brewery introduced its Chikurin brand in 1990.