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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Bailey

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Muscat

    History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires gre...

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  • The Koshu Wine Project

    By creating our wine, we brought Koshu to the international market, a long journey for a grape v...

  • Kizan Winery Co., Ltd.

    KIZAN WINERY is a small family-operated winery. For more than 75 years, Tsuchiya's family has bee...

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  • Kinda got caught up in realworld stuff. So after a bit of a ... a vineyard west of Tokyo in Yamanashi Prefecture. Good drainage, funky trellising, pain in the derriere (and neck and ankles and shins) to tend to and pick, but then many Japanese vineyard plots are small and labor-intensive.  Read More

    Forum post in the topic In the Vineyard

  • Ouzo can be good stuff, though don't know about the Shine you were getting ... ... 'wineries' in Yamanashi were properly licensed commercial operations.What 'other spirits derived from grape' do you hear are made in Japan?Certainly there are varieties of plum 'wine' called umeshuu. Some of it very good. Unripe plums are steeped in distilled w... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The 'weirdest' wineries out...

  • To me this is weird.A few years back I used to participate in the annual ... ... ... the border of Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures, mountainous areas to the west of Tokyo. Already well into my office lifestyle I only attempted the 10k event, and that was plenty. Beautiful area, especially since the timing was when all the peach orchards were ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The 'weirdest' wineries out...

  • "Wine-buro" are fairly common now in Japanese "onsen". ... ... in a 3rd-tier hotspring in Yamanashi when I was doing a survey across the prefecture of orphanages for an NPO I'm assisting. If they have them there, they have them all over the place. Hakone is close to Tokyo in another direction, though both it and the part of Yamanashi I was vis... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The weirdest and most...

  • Hey there, outthere.Been gallivanting around for a couple of years. Now back to ... to ... tasting of Sake from Yamanashi Prefecture, in the mountains to the west of Tokyo. Did have some decent bubbly at a fundraiser for the NPO I'm helping, in Tokyo on Friday night. Someone tried to serve me some unknown-labeled SB supposedly from Bordeaux. T... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Pinot Noir anyone?

  • Sapporo Wine Limited Grand Polaire Yamanashi Katsunuma Koshu Late Harvest 2004


    This is an intriguing example of the Austrian Zweitgelbe. The body is light and volatile despite oaky undertones threatening to overpower primary berry fruit flavours. Worth trying once but once only. Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • Château Mercian White Blend Koshu Kiiroka 2009


    Sharp cheese and petrol on the nose. Very interesting white varietal.- Tasted at Wine Spectator New World Wine Experience 2010 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile

  • Kizan Family Reserve Rouge 2004


    Excellent wine good price, Makers notes"A unique blend of Merlot (70%), Black Queen (20%), and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%). Fresh blackberry aroma with peppery, spicy character. Medium bodied with cool mouthfeel. Fruits, spiciness and oak flavor are well balanced. Medium length with delicate tannin." Read More

    Wine review by haiyai


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