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Château Mercian Katsunuma Winery

Katsunuma Winery Tour Information

At Château Mercian, we offer the winery tour including visit to the facilities, explaining our history and passion to the winemaking, and wine tasting etc.
We have some tours that you can choose according to your interests. Please join us.
Our winery tour will be offered only in Japanese.

Château Mercian Katsunuma Winery Tour Reservation Calendar

Winery Tour Instruction and Requests

  • Those of you who drive a car/ride a bicycle, underage, pregnant or breastfeeding cannot have wine or alcoholic beverage tastings.
  • Because of the nature of the winery tour, customers must be 20 years old and over. And please refrain from participating with infants and children.
  • Pets are not allowed. However, service dogs for handicapped persons are not limited to this.
  • For sanitary reasons, we do not accept food and drink to be brought into the site.
  • Please understand beforehand that reservations for tours may not be accepted depending on capacity reasons.
  • On holidays, the winery is crowded, please be aware that we may ask you to wait for tours and restaurant.
  • For the safety and hygiene reasons, we ask for your cooperation in accordance with the instructions of the staff in the area.
  • The tour basically requires a reservation in advance, but if we have a space in capacity, you can apply at the Visitor Center Reception directly upon arrival.
  • Guests booking for a wheelchair, please contact our Visitor Center by email.
    Visitor Center (ch_tour_en@mercian.co.jp)

Reserve a Winery Tour Relax and enjoy our wines to the full!

Underground Cellar > B Cellar [Take a deep dive into how grapes are turned into wine!] *Limited only for Premium Tour > Iwaimura Vineyard [Visit the Tasting Room Cafeteria and Wine Shop after the tour.] *Limited only for Tour

We are cultivating approximately 20 grapes in this vineyard by vertical shoot positioning (VSP) pruning, which is general in Europe. You can see the difference of grape varieties and age of vines.

MOG(Mercian O・MO・TE・NA・SHI Guides)

Takashi Watanabe/Shigeo Masugi/Kazuaki Nakamura/Atsushi Ueda/Noboru Ueno

Katsunuma Standard Tour Experience! Château Mercian

This tour shows you how to enjoy Château Mercian wine through our approach to winemaking, grape cultivation and tastings.

Time schedule
10:30 - 11:30
Closing day, Every day except Tuesday
13:00 - 14:00
Weekends & National Holidays
Time required
60 min
Capacity
10 people
Participation Fee
1,000 yen (tax included)

Contents

Our winery staff will guide you through the underground cellar, Iwaimura vineyard, a course of three tastings, and the Wine Gallery.

Tasting items
  • Château Mercian Moegi / White
  • Château Mercian Momoiro / Rose
  • Château Mercian Aiakane / Red

Katsunuma Premium Tour Explore! Château Mercian

This tour shows you every facet of Château Mercian: from grape cultivation, through the winemakng facilities all the way to tasting the final product.。

Time schedule
13:00 - 14:30
Closing day, Every weekday except Tuesday
14:00 - 15:30
Weekends & National Holidays
Time required
90 min
Capacity
8 people
Participation Fee
3,000 yen (tax included)

Contents

Our winery staff will guide you through the underground cellar, winemaking facilities, Iwaimura vineyard, a course of six tastings, and the Wine Gallery.

Tasting items
  • Château Mercian
    Koshu Kiiroka Cuvée Ueno / Whites
  • Château Mercian Iwasaki Koshu / White
  • Château Mercian
    Nagano Chardonnay Unwooded / White
  • Château Mercian
    Hokushin Chardonnay RGC / White
  • Château Mercian Hosaka Muscat Bailey A / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Merlot / Red