JIZAKE of Nagano region in JAPAN

  • Daisekkei: a sake brewery with a 120-year history of excellence

    Category: CONTENTS 6/29/2019
    We have brewed sake with passion and devotion since the company’s establishment in 1898, exclusively using the rich natural resources of Azumino, Nagano in the centre of Japan. Our name, Daisekkei comes from the magnificent snowy gorgeMore
  • The philosophy of sake making

    Category: CONTENTS 6/29/2019
    Our product reflects the skill and knowledge only obtained from many years’ experience, combined with the latest brewing equipment. At Daisekkei, the master brewer and his team work to make sake utilising the extensive knowledge and exMore
  • A brief explanation of sake brewing

    The list of ingredients is simple: water, rice and koji (rice malt). The spring water is sourced from the Northern Japanese Alps, with highest quality sake rice being grown locally for us. The koji is grown within our facility to enablMore
  • Our master brewer: Mamoru Nagase

    “I devote my life to making sake and always think about sake first. I personally control every aspect of the brewing to ensure the whole process runs happily”. Mamoru Nagase was born in 1975, becoming our master brewer in 2009, winningMore
  • Brewery Shop

    Category: Brewery Shop 6/29/2019
    Come and visit our brewery shop Kamon Daisekkei (花紋大雪渓). The shop is located in a fully renovated 150-year-old traditional Japanese-style house, where you can enjoy shopping for our wonderful range of sake, souvenirs and marvel at the More
  • Access

    Category: Access 6/29/2019
    By car. 40 mins from Matsumoto-jo Castle. 50 mins from the Hakuba ski resort.   By train. 35-minute train ride from Matsumoto Station to Azumi-oiwake Station (JR Oito Line), then 10 minutes by taxi or a 35-minute walk from the staMore