Château Mercian Chief WinemakerMitsuhiro Anzo
Joined Mercian Corporation in 1995 after graduating from the Department of Applied Biological Chemistry/Department of Biotechnology at the Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo. Assigned to Château Mercian. Seconded to Château Reysson in Bordeaux in 2001, obtained the Diplôme Universitaire d'Aptitude à la Dégustation (DUAD, university diploma for aptitude in wine tasting) from University of Bordeaux 2. Anzo has extensive experience outside of Japan, including three stints as a judge for the international wine competition Les Citadelles du Vin. He took up his current position in 2015.