Company Profile

Enshu Yamanaka Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Representative Director Hisanori Yamanaka
61 Yokosuka, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture 437-1301
September 1955
98 million yen
Business content
  • Production of sake and sales of alcoholic beverages
  • Manufacture and sale of shochu
  • Manufacture and sale of soy sauce
  • Sales of vinegar, bottles, canned foods, soft drinks, etc.
  • Any business incidental to the above


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.