Yamanashi Wine to the World

Wineries are Full of Wonders!

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Natural science, education


Documentary film on the process of making Japanese wine

36min ver.


Yamanashi is a wine prefecture that boasts the largest production of Japanese wine and the largest number of wineries in Japan. It has led the Japanese wine industry in every aspect since its inception about 140 years ago. We will learn about the vineyards that are carefully tended throughout the four seasons, and the many different types of wine that can be made from different grapes and methods, as well as the passion that long-established wineries have for cultivating their grapes. Now you can be a Japanese wine expert! This is a film that also children can also enjoy with the appearance of characters associated with wine.