Prices are set per person for a minimum of 2 people or per group size. There is a per person discount for each additional participant.
Children 12 or under go for free.
Large groups are welcome. We aim to offer an intimate experience so the tour may be altered to fit your group. Please contact us for more information.
We happily welcome solo travelers. To offer the full experience to solo travelers, tour price may vary.
Winery Tour in Japan.
On the day of your tour, your guide will meet you at at your pre-arranged meeting point and time. You will then head to Yamanashi by train from Shinjuku station, where your guide will assist with purchasing train tickets.
Weather permitting we should be able to see the beautiful Mount Fuji during the journey. Over the course of the day we will visit three wineries where you will learn about the production of wine in the area, learn about Japanese varietals and be able to taste their delicious wines including the famous Koshu wine. We will also visit Daizen-ji temple (dating back to 718 AD) which also produces wine. We’ll visit a local restaurant to try Houtou a local Yamanashi noodle dish. We’ll return to Tokyo in the late afternoon.
Your guide will arrange a meeting place with you after booking
Yamanashi Wine Lands
The perfect tour for wine lovers looking to try Japan’s ever improving homegrown wine scene. Katsunuma in Yamanashi prefecture, just a couple of hours train ride from downtown Tokyo is the heartland of Japan’s wine industry producing over half of Japans wine. Some say wine has been produced in the area for over a 1000 years. Whether this is the case or not there is a long history of wine production in the area. In recent years Japanese wines have being gaining a strong reputation all over the world in particular the Koshu wine is particularly noted for its delicate flavours and pairs exceptionally well with Japanese cuisine. The stunning beauty of the area including views of the venerable Mount Fuji provide the perfect location for a day of wine sampling.
Hi. I am Simon. I am a British guy living in Tokyo for the past 17 years. I am a friendly, easy going, cheerful, guy who loves both to travel and to share my city with others. I love to share life with old friends and new and giving people memorable experiences brings me great joy. I am pretty spontaneous and nothing fills me with more joy than a night on the town experiencing tasty food, enjoying unusual drinks and making new friends. My motto is “Eat, drink and be merry’ and I hope you join me for some fantastic adventures.