Plum Wine Research Association
“National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023” will be held in Mito for the first time in four years! Compare over 140 kinds of “plum wine” made by sake breweries all over Japan
Held for 3 days from March 3 (Fri) to 5 (Sun), 2023! Seven ticket on sale January 14th
JAPAN UMESHU FESTIVAL in MITO
National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023
“National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023” will be held for the first time in 4 years! A wide variety of “umeshu” made by sake breweries all over Japan, more than 140 kinds of drinking comparison venue (30 minutes), more than 140 kinds of plum liquor spot sale, further paid tasting & limited quantity sales of Dassai plum wine, plum wine beer and so on. There are plenty of mariages of plum wine and food! At the Mito Plum Festival held at Kairakuen, one of Japan’s three most famous gardens, 3,000 plum blossoms of 100 varieties are in full bloom. The plum wine festival will be held at Tokiwa Shrine, which is adjacent to Kairakuen. Please come to Mito for three days to enjoy beautiful plums and plum wine from all over Japan.
Variety of plum wines made by sake breweries all over Japan
[Date and time]
March 3 (Fri) 10:00-16:00
March 4 (Sat) 10:00-16:00
March 5 (Sun) 10:00-15:00
Venue: Within the precincts of Tokiwa Shrine, adjacent to Kairakuen (1-3-1 Tokiwacho, Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture)
Admission fee 30 minutes/1100 yen (advance purchase)/1200 yen (on the day)/fast pass 1600 yen
(Plum wine sale, mariage, plum wine drink, Dassai plum wine will be paid separately)
【way to participate】
Nationwide release from January 14, 2023 at Seven Ticket
Ticket purchasers can attend the following:
Performance name: National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023
●Reception method: Tickets can be picked up at a nearby Seven-Eleven. The 8th National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023 [Advance General Ticket] Seven code: 099-092
The 8th National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023 [Fastpass Ticket] Seven code: 099-077
The number of tickets is limited, so sales may be canceled in the middle. [Main event]
▶︎ Event Content 1
Compare more than 140 kinds of plum wine made by sake breweries all over Japan [Image 3
More than 140 kinds of “plum wine” drinking comparison of the main event You can taste your favorite brand from over 140 kinds of plum wine for 30 minutes. We offer a variety of “plum wine” made by sake brewers all over Japan, divided into eight categories. You can enjoy the charm of a wide variety of plum wines such as white liquor base, authentic shochu, sake base, brandy base, citrus plum wine such as yuzu and mandarin orange, and cloudy plum wine.
* Reference: Plum wine category / Plum wine research association website https://umeshu-sg.jp/category/
▶︎Event Content 2
More than 140 kinds of sake made by sake breweries all over Japan “Plum wine spot sale”
You can purchase the umeshu at the umeshu drinking comparison venue at the spot sale venue. If you find your favorite plum wine, please enjoy various ways to drink it at home, such as carbonated or rock. In addition, it is recommended as a souvenir because all the products are hard to find in the area. One of the pleasures of the plum wine festival is choosing your favorite from the various designs of labels and bottles. Please note that some items may sell out.
More than 140 types of plum wine sale venues
▶︎Event Content 3
“Dassai Umeshu” Authentic plum liqueur made with 20/30% polished Japanese sake Dassai
[Limited Quantity] Paid tasting of hard-to-find Dassai plum wine & limited bottle sales
This authentic plum liqueur is made using the finest ripe plums from Nanko plums and brewed with junmai daiginjo polish. Dassai plum wine developed in collaboration with Asahi Shuzo Co., Ltd., a sake brewery in Prefecture, and the Umeshu Research Group
(https://umeshu-sg.jp/). This plum wine is very difficult to obtain. Dassai Umeshu can be purchased at Asahi Shuzo Headquarters, Ginza, Dassai Store in Hakata, Dassai Joel Robuchon (Paris), and at the Umeshu Festival venue.
[Limited Quantity] Paid Tasting of “Dassai Umeshu” 20ml per cup, 700 yen [Limited Quantity] “Dassai Umeshu” bottle limited sale 1 bottle (720ml) 14,300 yen, limited to 30 per day, limited to 1 bottle per person
Dassai plum wine
▶︎Event Content 4
“Plum wine beer” made with gold award plum wine, marriage of plum wine and food, etc.
There are various ways to drink such as plum wine on the rocks and soda split We sell plum wine beer made with plum wine that won the gold prize at the National Plum Wine Competition, gold prize plum wine and food marriage, gold prize plum wine soda, plum wine tea, etc.
* Reference: National Plum Wine Competition 2022 / General
Incorporated Association Plum Wine Research Association Website https://umeshu-sg.jp/umeshucompetition2022/
Venue: Tokiwa Shrine next to Kairakuen, one of Japan’s three most famous gardens ▶︎Venue Venue: Tokiwa Shrine (next to Kairakuen)
Address 〒310-0033 1-3-1 Tokiwacho, Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture ▶︎How to get to the venue
Nearest station: 5 minutes on foot from JR Kairakuen temporary station (outbound) / 10 minutes by taxi from JR Mito station
Kashima Rinkai Railway Oarai Kashima Line Mito Station
Kanto Railway Bus (Mito Station North Exit) Kairakuen Stop
Ibaraki Kotsu Bus (Departure from Mito Station North Exit)
Kairakuen/Tokiwa Jinja-mae Bus Stop
*Please do not drink and drive.
*Underage drinking is prohibited by law.
■National Plum Wine Festival in Mito 2023 Recruiting staff! Supporter (volunteer) staff recruitment!
We are looking for about 140 students and working people.
All the staff in each region who are active all over the country ↓ Click here for details on applying for supporters (volunteer staff) ↓ https://umeshu-matsuri.jp/mitostaff2023/
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