Company Profile

Name EnshuYamanakaShuzou Breweries Ltd.
Representative Representative Director Hisanori Yamanaka
Headquarters 61 Yokosuka, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture 437-1301
EstablishedSeptember 1955
Capital98 million yen
Business content
  • Production and the direct sale of sake
  • Production and the direct sale of shochu (a Japanese distilled spirit), and liquors
  • Production and the direct sale of soy sauce
  • Sale of vinegar, soft drinks, and other food products
  • Businesses incidental to the businesses specified in the preceding items (limited to the business performed by the parties engaged in the business respectively set forth therein).

1818-1830 (Bunsei era)Shokichi Yamanaka, an Omi merchant, started the sake brewing business in what is now Fujinomiya, and later established four breweries (Takasago, Tamasekai, Shoshaku, and Tagoura) around Fuji.

1929 (Showa 4)Masakichi Yamanaka's second son Hyouji splits the family and establishes Yamanaka Sake Brewery Joint Stock Company in Yokosuka, where the brewery is currently located.
1986 (Showa 61)Takashi Yamanaka II starts brewing "Aoi Tenka"
1986 (Showa 61)"Aoi Tenka" wins the Gold Prize at the National Appraisal for the first time
1999 (Heisei 11)Start home brewing
2020 (2nd year of Reiwa)Hisanori Yamanaka, the third son of Takashi Yamanaka, became the representative employee.
2021 (Reiwa 3rd year)Reorganized into Enshu Yamanaka Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. Joined the Hamatomo Group and started increasing production through capital investment.