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Author photo of Nancy Matsumoto.



Nancy Matsumoto is co-author, with Michael Tremblay, of the James Beard Award-winning book Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Saké. Nancy is a Toronto- and New York-based writer and editor who covers food, agriculture and the environment for publications including The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and Civil Eats.


A certified advanced sake professional and third-generation Japanese American, Nancy travels to Japan frequently to report on sake, food, and agriculture. Nancy also has a background reporting and writing for news weeklies (Time, Newsweek, People), and is the co-author of two editions of The Parents Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating and Positive Body Image at Home.


A 2018 Stone Barns Exchange Fellow, Nancy also traveled across the country to select Canada’s top ten new restaurants for 2018 for Air Canada’s enRoute magazine.

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Rowsom.

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