Learn About Hakusan
Located in the Napa Valley, California's premium wine region, situated on 22 acres, surrounded by beautiful Japanese Gardens, the Kohnan facility is the realization of its founder's dream.
The Tasting Room was opened in March of 1990. Our state of the art brewery can produce up to 240,000 cases of Hakusan Sake annually. Using rice grown in the Sacramento Valley, we have been able to capture the distinctive flavor of sake by successfully blending ancient tradition with modern technology. Also, the Japanese gardens have received an award from the Napa Chamber of Commerce for its design.
Learn About Napa Valley
It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...
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Learn About Junmai
Junmai is pure sake - no additive starch, sugar or alcohol has been added. It used to be that Junmai must have a seimai-buai of at least 70% - which means that at least 30% of the rice must have been milled away, leaving only 70% of the original rice size. Recently, laws have changed and Junmai no longer has a milling requirement. However, the amount that...
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