Last time the Hired Belly headed down Railspur Alley on Granville Island, sake maker Masa Shiroki had just bottled his first batch. Since then, the artisan sake maker has blossomed into a Canadian success story, with a string of feathers in his cap–including a Top 100 pick for Best Value in this year’s Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards for his richly textured Junmai Nama Genshu.