Saku Brewery Agritourism
An organization devoted to spreading information on the Saku region’s sake, food culture, and the daily lives of the people of Saku who live nearby and have supported its 13 breweries, with a particular focus on traditional industries such as sake brewing and farming that have arisen from and make use of the region’s abundant water sources and rich natural environment.
Experience some distinctive local activities — such as making genuine Sake, soba noodles, and sushi — together with the people of Saku.
13 different breweries,
each with its own identity
With 13 Sake breweries in a single area, Saku is one of the leading Sake-brewing centers in Japan. The people here have been brewing fine Sake for a long time, doing so with a respect for nature and using advanced brewing technology. The personalities of the people brewing the Sake go into the Sake that they make, so you will enjoy tasting and comparing the Sakes from each of these breweries.
Eating in Saku
Restaurants where you can enjoy foods unique to Saku — mushiri, Saku carp, and Shinshu salmon — along with local Sakes
Staying in Saku
A hotel built on the ground an active sake brewery that opened last year, a historic hotel founded in 1428. It's a great place to have a really special time.
Blessings from nature and people's lives
Introducing the relationship between traditional industries such as sake brewing, agriculture, and fishing, and the abundant water resources of the Saku area and the natural environment.
TEMPLES & SHRINES
The shrines and temples of Saku
Introducing shrines and temples where you can experience Japan and local culture.
Kou & Shou (Bloggers in their 30s)
Here they report on their experiences, accompanying their reports with a lot of pictures.
Azuma~（A company employee）
The Sake and fish of Nagano, a land-locked prefecture, as experienced by a Sake-loving company employee who currently works in community revitalization and earlier was a reporter and a Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers radio volunteer in Bangladesh.