Tour calendar (Mariko)

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Château Mercian Mariko Winery

Mariko 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 Mariko 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 Mariko Winery Reception directly upon arrival.
  • Guests booking for a wheelchair, please contact our Mariko Winery Reception by email.
    Mariko Winery (ch_tour_en@mercian.co.jp)

Mariko Standard Tour

A short introductory tour that takes you through the Mariko Vineyard and Winery, plus a tasting of four wines including two from the Mariko Winery.

Time schedule
14:00 - 15:00 (60min)
Capacity
20 people (*Reservation required)
Participation Fee
1,500 yen (tax included)
Tasting items
  • Château Mercian Moegi / White
  • Château Mercian Aiakane / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Chardonnay / White
  • Château Mercian Mariko Merlot / Red
  • *Please be aware that the selection available for tasting may change.
  • *Participants must be at least 20 years old (including anyone accompanying the participant).
  • *Winery tours are available in Japanese only.
  • *Wine cannot be served to anyone who has driven or cycled to the winery, or to pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Mariko Premium Tour

Take your time with this in-depth tour of the Mariko Vineyard and Winery, plus a tasting of six wines including three from the Mariko Winery.

Time schedule
10:30 - 12:00 (90min)
Capacity
10 people (*Reservation required)
Participation Fee
3,000 yen (tax included)
Tasting items
  • Château Mercian Mariko Sauvignon Blanc / White
  • Château Mercian Mariko Chardonnay / White
  • Château Mercian Hokushin Chardonnay Unwooded / White
  • Château Mercian Hokushin Chardonnay RGC / White
  • Château Mercian Nagano Merlot / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Merlot / Red
  • *Please be aware that the selection available for tasting may change.
  • *Participants must be at least 20 years old (including anyone accompanying the participant).
  • *Winery tours are available in Japanese only.
  • *Wine cannot be served to anyone who has driven or cycled to the winery, or to pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Mariko Walking & Lunch Tour

Enjoy a gentle guided stroll through the extensive Mariko Vineyard. You can even taste wines while looking at the grape varieties they're made from ! (Usually 2 varieties)After returning to the winery, savour a lunch box made with local ingredients and three varieties of Mariko wine - including Omnis. There’s no better way to get the full Mariko experience.

Time schedule
10:00 - 12:30 (150min)
Capacity
10 people (*Reservation required)
Participation Fee
7,000 yen (tax included)
Tasting items
  • Château Mercian Mariko Sauvignon Blanc / White
  • Château Mercian Mariko Chardonnay / White
  • Château Mercian Mariko Merlot / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Syrah / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Omnis / Red
  • *Please be aware that the selection available for tasting may change.
  • *Participants must be at least 20 years old (including anyone accompanying the participant).
  • *Winery tours are available in Japanese only.
  • *Wine cannot be served to anyone who has driven or cycled to the winery, or to pregnant or breastfeeding women.
  • *Participants must be able to walk at a relaxed pace on gently sloping grass paths through the vineyard for one hour.

Mariko Winemakers Tour

Winemakers from the Mariko Winery guide you through the vineyard and winery while discussing winemaking topics. This tour gives you an expert view of the winery, plus a tasting of five Mariko wines - including Omnis.

Time schedule
10:00 - 12:00 (120min)
Capacity
10 people (*Reservation required)
Participation Fee
5,000 yen (tax included)
Tasting items
  • Château Mercian Mariko Sauvignon Blanc / White
  • Château Mercian Mariko Chardonnay / White
  • Château Mercian Mariko Merlot / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Syrah / Red
  • Château Mercian Mariko Omnis / Red
  • *Please be aware that the selection available for tasting may change.
  • *Participants must be at least 20 years old (including anyone accompanying the participant).
  • *Winery tours are available in Japanese only.
  • *Wine cannot be served to anyone who has driven or cycled to the winery, or to pregnant or breastfeeding women.