OBATA Sake Brewery

OBATA Sake Brewery OBATA Sake Brewery
OBATA Sake Brewery

Brewery's commitments to sake making

Brewery's commitments to sake making

Sake brewing with the harmony of the four treasures

Our motto is "Shi-ho-wa-jo," which means making sake by harmonizing the 4 treasures that are "rice," "water," "brewers" and terroir of its hometown, "Sado."

History and culture of the brewery

History and culture of the brewery

Strive to brew well-balanced sake that conveys the terroir of Sado

We strive to produce well-balanced sake that expresses the Sado terroir. Since our establishment in 1892, we have been a small sake brewer making handcrafted sake, yet we are now exporting to 15 countries, including the U.S., and have received international awards.

Manotsuru Sado-Yamada Nishiki Junmai Dai Ginjo
Manotsuru Sado-Yamada Nishiki Junmai Dai Ginjo

Daiginjo brewed from Yamada Nishiki cultivated on Sado Island, where Japanese crested ibises can be found.

Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru specially-made apron set
Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru specially-made apron set

A set of carefully selected sake and an apron from the Obata sake brewery.

Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru tote bag (Crested Ibis) set
Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru tote bag (Crested Ibis) set

A set of carefully selected sake and a tote bag from the Obata sake brewery.

Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru tote bag (Sado) set
Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru tote bag (Sado) set

A set of carefully selected sake and a tote bag from the Obata sake brewery.

Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru original T-shirt set
Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru original T-shirt set

A set of carefully selected sake and an original T-shirt from the Obata sake brewery.

Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru original T-shirt set
Sake (Manotsuru) and Manotsuru original T-shirt set

A set of carefully selected sake and an original T-shirt from the Obata sake brewery.

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Company name
OBATA Sake Brewery
Address
449 Manoshinmachi, Sado City, Niigata
Founded
1892
Representative
Ken Hirashima

Regional characteristics

Regional characteristics

Sado is an island in the Sea of Japan, well known as the habitat of the Japanese crested ibis. The pastoral landscape with the Japanese crested ibis (Toki) is a must-see place for tourists. In addition, Sado gold mine, which is seeking to be registered as a World Heritage Site, is a historic place.

About the ingredients

About the ingredients

About the ingredients

Rice farmers of this island engage in sustainable farming by cultivating rice under a low-pesticide and low-chemical fertilizer environment according to the standard of "Living with Toki Certified Rice," in order to protect this natural environment.