A Special Journey to Tone Numata Breweries and Winery
The Tone Numata area around the headwaters of the Tone River in northern Gunma Prefecture, Japan, is located about an hour from Tokyo. It is dotted with breweries that use its fresh water blessed with rich natural elements.
Take a luxury tour through six of those highly distinctive sake and beer breweries and one winery to meet the brewers, taste the delicious products, and stroll through the land where they are created.
Embark on a special journey where you can experience this area’ unique food culture and history that you have never seen before.
A Special Journey
Richly unique breweries and winery
Mt. Hotaka sits in Kawaba, Gunma. This sake brewery uses the clear meltwater to craft beautiful sake embodying the stunning natural environment of Kawaba.
Sake brewery that emphasizes the rice, natural elements like water and air, and a winter handcrafted process.
Sake brewery that combines traditional methods from the Edo era (1603-1867) with the latest technologies. Teaching future generations the diverse possibilities of Japanese sake.
Brewed with crystal clear water from the iconic Mt. Hotaka! Craft beer from Kawaba, Gunma.
Tsukiyono Craft Beer
Produced in the town of Minakami, Gunma! Craft beer recognized by famous international review panels.
Sake brewery at the foot of Oze surrounded by the Oku-tone mountains that strives to create sake the owner / chief brewer himself wants to drink.
Modeled after Napa Valley, California! Boutique winery in Oku-tone, Gunma.
This well-known resort is enclosed in the serenity of the gorge set against the famous Mt. Tanigawa.
Hot spring resort that sits in a rural landscape spread over the southern foot of Mt. Hotaka, counted as one of Japan’s top 100 mountains.
Free-flowing hot spring resort where you can view the woven tapestry of a beautiful garden and the magnificent Mt. Hotaka.
Nukumori no Yado, Tatsumikan
A Long-Standing Japanese Ryokan that Offers Hot Springs for Beautiful Skin and Seasonal Flavors of Satoyama.
One of Japan’s top 100 mountains where you can experience magnificent nature.
This gorge was formed by the clear Tone River water. It is a famous outdoor leisure spot with many activities.
Tsukiyono Vidro Park
Blown glass workshop at the on-site Glassworks Factory! Make your own tumbler!
Numata City Nango no Magariya
A Former Head Residence Teaches about Rural Lifestyles in the Good Old Days.
Kawaba Den-en Plaza
A treasure trove of fun and leisure for the whole family, visited by over 2 million travelers each year!
Waterfall that is also called the “Niagara of the East.” One of Japan’s top scenic spots offering a view of the huge 30-meter-wide falls and stunning gorge.
Kasyouzan Miroku-ji, temple
A historic temple partway up sacred Mt. Kasho. Also known for housing Japan’s largest mask of a tengu (red-nosed goblin), a real sight to see!
Mt. Seiryu Kichijoji Temple
Flowers Bloom Every Season and Clear Streams Flow from Waterfalls at This Ancient Temple.
Local food & Local sake
A long-standing, joint butcher shop and restaurant beloved for its long-cured ham and house-made ham sausages.
A tonkatsu restaurant serving up Numata specialties, fantastic views, and a pork cutlet to delight the eyes and tastebuds.
Stone Oven Pizza La Biere
Authentic Neapolitan pizzeria serving dough made with natural Minakami spring waters.