Friends of Nagano Wine Tasting and Dinner–POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

We have decided to postpone this dinner event due to COVID-19. The dinner event is meant to bring together people passionate about wine. We do not believe that we can do so, and do so safely, in the current environment. We hope to be in touch soon with a new date for the event. *** … Continue reading Friends of Nagano Wine Tasting and Dinner–POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

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

Tasting with Kusunoki Winery

On January 31, 2019, the Friends of Nagano wine hosted a tasting of Nagano wine with Mr. Shigeyuki Kusunoki, the winemaker of Kusunoki Winery in Suzaka, Nagano. Mr. Kusunoki studied winemaking at the University of Adelaide in Australia and his wines have been recognized in international competitions.  He spoke about the challenges of grape growing and winemaking in … Continue reading Tasting with Kusunoki Winery