Wine Leaders' Choice
Hiruzen Winery, located on Hiruzen Highland in Maniwa City, Okayama Prefecture, produces and sells wine made with home-grown mountain grapes. The wild vines high in iron and polyphenols are a rare variety that are good for health and treasured by the locals. Inside the winery, visitors can see where the wine is stored and how it is made from behind the glass. As well as a shop that sells wine and cheese, there is also a bar and cafe where visitors can try some Hiruzen cheese with a glass of wine. The wine available at Hiruzen Winery is made with grapes that only grow in Japan and has won multiple awards even in Japanese wine competitions.
Being committed to produce the best wine year after year, they never shrink from the difficulties to make some changes to the winemaking process, such as temperature, humidity, fermentation… They believe that their commitment leads to a solid experience and makes the wine fragrant and inspiringly tasty. Among 1,000 wild vines on Hiruzen plateau, they have been selecting and cultivating trees bearing grapes with high sugar content and low acidity, for over 10 years.
Winery Stars Awarded
by Wine Leaders
Certificate Of Excellence
Hiruzen Winery was awarded a Global Winery Certificate Of Excellence in 2022 for its achievements and expertise in the wine industry.