About rice

Partnered with rice farmers for over 130 years.

Sawanotsuru employees planting rice in a real rice field

Sawanotsuru whose birthplace is a rice shop, is particular about making rice, and there are farmers who have been dating since 1889 (Meiji 22). The people who have been making sake-brewing rice about 130 years are in the Miraku area of Yoshikawacho, Miki City, Hyogo Prefecture. Yamadanishiki real easy district that is also given to the Special A district is located on the north side of the valley Rokko Mountains, in rich soil and clear and cold water flows location, sake brewing soft and good quality, which easily dissolved in important mash (mash) to You can harvest rice. All the produced rice is purchased as contract cultivated rice.
Some young employees of Sawanotsuru is now traveling to the real eastern district and learning rice making in rice fields. While observing 1 year, 2 years and rice making, it comes to notice the detailed change of rice. Through its accumulation, we cultivate the ability to read minor changes of rice harvested each year, and make use of it for delicious sake making.

King of sake-brewing rice " Yamadanishiki "

It was developed and named in the Hyogo Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station in 1936 (1936) Yamadanishiki. Plant height to high, but "Minoru Yamada" that is excellent as a brewing suitable rice, multiplied by the plant height of the short "short 稈渡 ship (I department Tankan Watari)" sake brewing This rice was born for. ① and advanced withstand the polished rice is also a "big grain of rice" is a taste of ② wine unpleasant taste "protein is less" important to good steamed rice ③ "water-absorbent" is good ④ high-quality malt is made, sake-brewing rice Satisfying all of the conditions required to " sake-brewing rice It is said that the king ". Yamadanishiki Of the share of Hyogo Prefecture is the birthplace is overwhelmingly high in the country, high grade is the most "Tokujo" is not only a Hyogo Prefecture. Sawanotsuru In Hyogo Prefecture Yamadanishiki using.

Liquor using Yamadanishiki

I make it with a construction suitable for each production area.

It emphasizes the dense dishes like sake, meat dishes that feel the scent of fresh rice.

Special Junmai shu Banshu Yamadanishiki raw storage liquor

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Beautiful! I realize carefully selected rice power. While smelling crispy, you can drink soothing sake! !

Special Junmai shu Jitsuraku Yamadanishiki

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Fluffy taste, smooth drinking mouth, perfect for simple dishes with soup!

Junmai Yamada Nishiki

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Tasteful and rich taste, the color of this sake is a proof of deliciousness by umami ingredients.

Special Junmai shu Yamadanishiki

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Sawanotsuru's 6 Commitments

The tradition that inherited successively throughout 300 years and the playfulness for new innovation is the secret of the deliciousness of sake of Sawanotsuru.