Koimari Shuzo -Imari's Sake spreading around the world-
■"Imari" well-known around Europe
Imari port used to thrive from the shipment Of Arita wares to overseas countries in the old days.
The ceramics brought all the way to Europe became quite popular and came to be called "Imari" from the name Of port.
-Brews beloved Sake as well as traditional ceramics, Koimari-
"Koimarishuzo", established in 1909, has been brewing in Imari, Saga more than 100 years. With its traditional art, they are trying to make sake which makes people happy.
■Brewing Sake at Koimarishuzo
Rice and water are the most important factors in brewing sake. Koimarishuzo's Sake features rice manufactured in Saga and famous spring water from Arita. Their sake is brewed by traditional method "Kanzukuri" with great care. In recent years, it has received several awards at overseas fairs such as IWC (International Wine Challenge).
■Featured and recommended products
Sake "Koimari" Junmai
This is the local sake that has taken root in Imari. It uses "Saga-nc—hana" rice developed in Saga prefecture.
Koimari "Saki" Junmaiginjo
"Saki" is the newest sake developed by Ms. Kumiko Maeda, the 4th president, and Mr. Satoru Maeda, senior management director, in their journey. It received a gold medal at IWCin2017.
●Recommended original brand
Koimari cup sake NOMANNE
Junmai-shu bottled in Imari-Arita wares of white porcelain and classical drawings. This is great for souvenirs.
■Sales store "Saki"
<store hours> 9:00 - 17:00 (Close on Sunday and holidays)
There are sake, Narazuke(pickles) (exclusive product) and others. Check the gallery of "Kaiawase" (a Edo period game) that have been in the Maeda family for generations.
KOIMARISHUZO Co., Ltd.
- 3288-1 Nakazatokou Niri-cho, Imari City, Saga