Established about 430 years ago and has been known for brewing high-quality Japanese sake since ancient times.
Ueda Shuzo Co., Ltd. is located in Nara, the ancient capital of Japan. It was established about 430 years ago and has been known for brewing high-quality Japanese sake since ancient times. The brand name “IKOMAHOUZAN” comes from a famous temple in Ikoma Prefecture, which is regarded by many as the god of commerce. Another brand name “KICHO” is derived from the hope that beautiful things can last for a long time.
Ueda Shuzo adheres to tradition and innovation, and has always persisted in the business philosophy of ”quality first”. Brewed with carefully selected rice types such as Yamada Nishiki from Hyogo Prefecture and the Tsuyuba Kaze from Nara Prefecture, the excellent delicacy of the sake has a delicate and fresh flavor. The water sourced from Mountain Ikoma is soft, which features a round and soft taste to the sake.