The Decanter Power List 2013

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41 Yasuhisa Hirose (48)
President, Enoteca, 63
Hirose opened his first shop in Tokyo in 1988 and now has a vast empire, with 63 outlets across Japan, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Korea. Sales total more than 12 million bottles, and the list takes in Roederer, Baron Philippe de Rothschild, the Moueix properties, Antinori, Gaja, Sassicaia, Dominus and others from every major wine region – including England, after a deal with Nyetimber.