Judges

The OLIVE JAPAN Judges are assigned from all over the world, and our competition management committee carefully nominates higher standard panelists.

In the case of 2020 edition, OLIVE JAPAN judged by all Japanese domestic juries due to COVID-19 pandemic.

(Click the judge NAME to view CV.)

GENERAL DIRECTOR and CHAIRMAN

Toshiya Tada

Chairman of the Olive Oil Sommelier Association of JAPAN

Mr. Tada does not judge in order to secure the fairness of the competition but he supports and participates to be as a Steward.

OLIVE JAPAN 2020 Judges

  • NORIKO KONDO

    Judge
    NORIKO KONDO

     

  • SEKIYO MIZUNO

    Judge
    SEKIYO MIZUNO

     

  •  KEIKO NAOI

    Judge
    KEIKO NAOI

     

  • KAORI YAMATO

    Judge
    KAORI YAMATO

     

OLIVE JAPAN 2020 Official Taster

  • HIROTAKA ASAI

    Official Taster
    HIROTAKA ASAI

     

  • HIROSHI JINGUJI

    Official Taster
    HIROSHI JINGUJI

     

  • YOSHIKO MARUYAMA

    Official Taster
    YOSHIKO MARUYAMA

     

  • MAMIKO MASUDA

    Official Taster
    MAMIKO MASUDA

     

  • MAKIKO MORIYA

    Official Taster
    MAKIKO MORIYA

     

  • HIDEO NISHIYAMA

    Official Taster
    HIDEO NISHIYAMA

     

  • AKINARI TAKEDA

    Official Taster
    AKINARI TAKEDA

     

  • AKIKO UCHIYAMA

    Official Taster
    AKIKO UCHIYAMA

     

  • SAWAKO YASUE

    Official Taster
    SAWAKO YASUE

     

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Judges are subject to change.