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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Gassan wine grapes institute

♦Let's toast with wine of wild vine
Asahi villege is abundant in nature sorrounded by Dewa sanzan and the Asahi peaks.
Use wild vines found in this area for raw material, research and developmet was done to produce "Gassan wine". There are red, whilte and rose, however above all, "Gassan wine・wild vine liqueur" is remarkable. It is 100% of wild vine, low alcohol, sweetish and nurtient.

Details Gassan wine grapes institute

Address:3-1, Ecchuyama Aza Navira, Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Opening hour:8:30 ~ 17:00
Closed:None Closed on Mondays from November to March
Entrance fee:Free
Parking:(free) 150 cars

Access to Gassan wine grapes institute

Access:5 minutes from Yamagata highway Syonai Asahi IC via R112 toward Yamagata.

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Yamagata info is the web site to introduce Yamagata Prefecture of Japan, mainly about the tourist attractions and hot springs which may help those who are planning on a trip to Yamagata.

The place where beautiful Japanese nature and unique culture still remain.

Sightseeing in Yamagata Sightseeing in Yamagata

Spring:Cherry blossoms are at their best from April.
Summer:Hot. Visiting hamlet is recommended.
Fall:Beauty of the leaves when turned in autum. Imoni festivals everywhere!
Winter:Freezing cold with snow, and the trees will be coverd with them and ice.
Snow:Cold, but not as delicous as shaved ice.

So many things to see and experience throughout the year!

Gotta eat them! Gotta eat them!

Cherries:70% of cherries in Japan are produced in Yamagata Prefecture.
La France pears:The queen of the fruits is also Yamagata's best production.
Yonezawa Beef:As known as "Matsuzaka" of the west, and "Yonezawa" of the east.
Imoni:One of the local dishes of Yamagata which beef soup and taro roots are boiled and seasoned together.
Soba:Buckwheat noodles.
Cold ramen:Yamagata is the birthplace for cold ramen; the chinese noodle.

Yamagata food = delicacy of Japan

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Yamagata Prefecture official web site
Yamagata Airport
Japan Railways in eastern Japan

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