Falling stone kills climber on Mount Fuji

National Aug 26, 2019

Falling stone kills climber on Mount Fuji

A woman in her 20s was confirmed dead after being hit on her head by a falling stone while climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak, local police said Monday. An ambulance was called at around 7 a.m., reporting that the woman climbing in a group ...

World-class white wines in the shadow of Mount Fuji

Food & Drink Jul 29, 2019

World-class white wines in the shadow of Mount Fuji

by Elin Mccoy

Inside a 19th century silk merchant's house in Katsunuma, Yamanashi Prefecture, the three Aruga brothers are pouring several white wines in their timbered tasting room. All are made at their Katsunuma Jyozo Winery Co. under the Aruga Branca label from Japan's unique grape variety, ...