Takeda Winery

Winery Star

Wine Leaders' Choice

Yamagata, Japan

Located in the picturesque landscape of a sun-soaked hill beneath Yamagata’s Zao Mountain Range and near Kaminoyama Hot Spring Village, Takeda Winery has flourished since its inception in 1920. Guided by the principle that “Good wine comes from good grapes,” they dedicated two decades to meticulously preparing the soil and cultivating grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Chardonnay, typically reserved for high-end European wines. Their 15-hectare farm employs natural farming practices with minimal pesticides and no chemical fertilizers.

Takeda Winery’s commitment to excellence extends throughout the winemaking process, from hand-picked harvests to precise brewing, aging in French oak barrels, bottling, and shipping. Their acclaimed Domaine Takeda series, including Chateau Takeda (red), Chateau Takeda (white), and Domaine Takeda [Cuvee] Yoshiko, a sparkling wine produced using the Champagne method, has garnered praise from wine enthusiasts and sommeliers nationwide. Additionally, their cherished Zao Star Wine, crafted from locally sourced Delaware and Muscat Berry A grapes with high sugar content, continues to delight wine aficionados, offering versatility when enjoyed chilled or at a slightly warmer temperature. Rooted in Yamagata’s unique climate, Takeda Winery’s wines are not just accompaniments to everyday home-cooked meals; they add sophistication to a range of stylish dining experiences.

Year           1885

Country     Japan

Address    2 Chome-6-1 Yotsuya, Kaminoyama, Yamagata 999-3162, Japan

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Certificate Of Excellence

The Winery Star Certificate is an award of excellence for wineries around the world. The certificate is issued for quality and expertise in the wine industry and is a great and valuable asset for wineries.

It is awarded to wineries that have been recommended by Wine Leaders around the world. It gives a boost in the level of credibility in the global wine community and it is a great way to strengthen the winery image.

Buyers, distributors, business partners and even travelers are more eager to contact awarded wineries to buy their wines and visit the winery. 

The certificate displays wineries name and relevant year, it can be shared on website, social media or used for promotional purposes. It is also possible to receive the framed version by post. 

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