February 2020 Recommendations: A Visit to Chateau Mercian Mariko Vineyard

This past weekend we traveled to Chateau Mercian's new visitor's center at its 30 hectare Mariko Vineyard. Chateau Mercian began developing the Mariko Vineyard nearly 20 years ago naming it after a 6th century scion of the Kinmei Emperor. The area is widely regarded as one of the best wine-growing areas in Nagano Prefecture, because … Continue reading February 2020 Recommendations: A Visit to Chateau Mercian Mariko Vineyard

About Our Suntory Wine Tasting Event

We held our November 16 wine tasting program with Suntory Corporation at Ginza Nagano, a store and conferencing facility in downtown Tokyo. The tasting featured a diverse group of eight selected wines produced by the Suntory in Shiojiri, Nagano.  Suntory first began making wine in Nagano Prefecture in 1936 when it opened a winery in … Continue reading About Our Suntory Wine Tasting Event

Suntory Nagano Wine Tasting (Nov 16)–CLOSED

(英語の後に日本語をご覧ください。) Our next wine tasting will feature Nagano wines produced by Suntory Corporation and will be held on November 16 from 2PM to 4PM at Ginza Nagano.  Participation costs 5000 yen and is limited to 15 persons. Payment is accepted through Paypal at the end of this post. Your reservation cannot be confirmed until payment is … Continue reading Suntory Nagano Wine Tasting (Nov 16)–CLOSED