Miyazaki Prefecture is in the southern part of japan facing the Pacific Ocean. It is on Kyushu island which is popular for its beaches and oceanside drive. Miyazaki’s sake is brewed by the artisans utilizing the water and rice produced in brewing favorable climate. Sake is a Japanese alcoholic drink that is recognized globally. Sake’s rich flavor goes well with Japanese food and also with other cuisines.
Akashi Shuzo Sake Brewery
Akashi Sake Brewery was founded in 1884 in Ebino, one of the leading rice fields in Southern Kyushu. Originally, the brewery started making sake while farming, and all employees plant rice and grow rice by reducing pesticides. The groundwater that springs from the Kirishima mountain range, which is suitable for preparing shochu, uses golden Sennuki for sweet potatoes, which are the main ingredient of shochu. It has gained a lot of support for its aftertaste.
Representative: Hideto Akashi
Address: 61-1 Kurishita, Ebino, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1884
Kagura Shuzo Sake Brewery
Kagura Shuzo was founded in 1954 in Takachiho Town, Miyazaki Prefecture, the mythical hometown, and has a company motto of “delivering excellent shochu to our customers.”. Since 2009, they have set up a new factory in Saito City, where potato making is popular, and they met the clear Saito Shimizu in the Saito City Shimizu district, which is ideal for brewing. The climate, the brilliant sun, and the shochu grown in this rich environment have been praised and loved by sake lovers all over Japan.
Representative: Koichi Sato
Address: 144-1 Iwato Oaza, Takachiho, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1954
Sakuranosato Shuzo Sake Brewery
Inoue Sake Brewery is a traditional brewery that has been in business for over 100 years since it was founded in 1894 (Meiji 27). In 1983, they developed vacuum distillation technology and started the production of 100% vacuum distillation potato shochu for the first time in Japan. At that time, atmospheric distillation was in the limelight in the mainstream, and in addition to potato shochu, wheat, soba, rice shochu, and coconut shochu (dates) were manufactured and sold. In November 1994, an affiliated company “Sakura no Sato Brewing Partnership Company (currently Sakura no Sato Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.)” was established to utilize the manufacturing technology cultivated at Inoue Sake Brewery to manufacture barley shochu with state-of-the-art equipment.
Representative: Tokuo Terada
Address: Koh 888 Gohnohara kitago-town, Nichinan-City, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1894
Takara Shuzo Sake Brewery
Takara Shuzo Co., Ltd. is a core business company of the Takara Group, which develops alcoholic beverage business and biotechnology business, and is developing alcoholic beverages business and sake spirit business in Japan. The history of Takara Shuzo sake brewing began in 1842 in the late Edo period. Since then, for over 170 years, they have provided high-quality sake products.
Representative: Toshio Kakimoto
Address: 5323 Kaguchiura, Takanabe, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1842
Himeizumi Syuzo Sake Brewery
Representative: tateo himeno
Address: 3380-1 hinokagecho, nisiusukigun, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1831
Ochiaishuzojyo Sake Brewery
Representative: Ryouhei Ochiai
Address: 1626,aza maeda ooaza kagamizu, Miyazaki-shi, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1909
Ooura Shuzo Sake Brewery
Representative: Yoshikazu Harada
Address: 2-8 Hiraetyo, Miyakonojyoshi, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1909
Unkai Shuzo Ayagura Sake Brewery
Representative: katutoshi Iihoshi
Address: 1800-5, Ooaza mameshinnkai, Aya-cho Higashimorokatagun, Miyazaki
Foundation (year) 1984