Tsunan Sake Brewery, renowned for brewing sake in one of the world’s most snow-abundant regions, is excited to introduce the “Gosetsu Set”. This unique offering, launching with the season’s first snow in December 2023, features three bottles of sake, each enshrouded in the freshly fallen snow from the brewery’s locale.
Set amidst mountains where winters bring 3-4 meters of snow, Tsunan Sake Brewery crafts its sake using only local rice and water. This release is designed to share not just the sake, but also the environmental gifts of snow. The “Gosetsu Set” comprises three limited-edition bottles of sake, nestled in the snow that blankets the brewery, providing a distinctive touch of Tsunan’s winter.
“Gosetsu Set” – Now Available
Tsunan Sake Brewery, situated in a prime snowfall area in Niigata Prefecture, brews exclusively during the snowy season. This timing is strategic, as it allows for better microbial control and cleaner air, essential for high-quality sake production. The snow-laden brewery serves as a natural cold storage, ensuring optimal conditions for sake preservation. Moreover, the abundance of meltwater is crucial for providing the pure water needed in sake brewing.
In Tsunan, farmers who complete rice harvesting in winter partake in sake brewing. The region’s heavy snowfall brings daily challenges, fostering a community spirit of mutual assistance.
Sake enjoyed post-snow-clearing deepens community bonds and enhances communication.
From the heavy snowfall region of Tsunan, Tsunan Sake Brewery brings you the “Gosetsu Set”, featuring three unique sake bottles accompanied by the plentiful snow enveloping the brewery.
Tsunan Town in Niigata Prefecture is known for its heavy snowfall, often accumulating 2 to 4 meters. The “Gosetsu Set” offers a glimpse into this wintry realm, bringing a piece of Tsunan’s snowy landscape to your home.
Contents of the “Gosetsu Set”:
The set includes three varieties of sake brewed in Tsunan Town, encased in a box full of local snow:
GO DINER Junmai Daiginjo (720ml)
GO DOLCE Junmai Ginjo (720ml)
Tsunan Kogane freshly squeezed, unfiltered raw sake Junmai (720ml) – Limited edition
The sake is carefully packed with the season’s fresh snow in a Styrofoam box, bringing a piece of Tsunan’s winter directly to you.
Tsunan Sake Brewery’s “Gosetsu Set” Online Store in Japan
Discover the essence of Tsunan’s winters with the unique GO/Tsunan brand sake, crafted from pure mountain water and special sake rice “Gohyakumangoku”. The GO series embodies our commitment to preserving the region’s heritage and culture.
Tsunan Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Head Office: 7141 Akinari, Tsunan Town, Nakauonuma District, Niigata Prefecture
CEO: Kengo Suzuki
Experience the charm of Tsunan with our “Gosetsu Set”, where every sip brings the snowy landscapes of this unique region closer to you.