1. Please explain the origin of the name your representative/famous brand.
It is said to have come from a wish that you may pass all the days and seasons of life with laughter. It also expresses an intent to brew a beautiful sake that makes you smile without thinking every time you taste it.
Questionnaire to sake brewery
2. Please tell us a local spot (restaurant, hotel, etc.) that you recommend.
Koka is home to Shigaraki-ware one of Japan's Six Ancient Kilns, during the Golden Week holiday period an art market opens surrounding the Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park.
3. Please tell us your favorite pairing of food and alcohol.
Kijoushu Monsoon Yamada Nishiki, a byword for our brewery, is an extraordinary complement to blue cheese or foie gras.