Born in Osaka, Seju Yang moved to New York to train as a sommelier. Since his qualification, he has headed wine and beverage selections in several highly acclaimed restaurants, both in Tokyo and New York, including Brushstroke in NYC and at the three-Michelin starred Nihonryori Ryugin in Tokyo. When he joined S’accapau in Tokyo, Yang created a list focusing specifically on natural wines and sake pairings, paired with modern Italian cuisine. Celebrated for his expertise in international wines, Yang has created and curated lists with a truly borderless wine offering, sourcing from across the globe. In 2011, he was named as “Rising Star Sommelier” in New York by StarChefs.com as well as being named by Zagat in their “30 Under 30” list. In 2017, he received mention in the “World’s 50 Best Sommeliers of the World” list in Melbourne.