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Koshu Wine

Koshu Wine ©Yamanashi Tourism Organization Koshu Wine ©Yamanashi Tourism Organization

Koshu wine, a product of Yamanashi Prefecture, dominates the Japanese wine scene, accounting for half of all wine made in Japan. The roots of Koshu wine are deep and international, going back to 1877 when Masanari Takano and Tatsunori Tsuchiya after studying vinification in France. Katsunuma is the most dense cluster of Koshu wine production, where wine lovers can admire displays of equipment in the Budo-no-Oka (“Grape Hill”) Wine Center, and enjoy fruit picking in the peak season.

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