Vintage with a View: The Housui Winery – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

The impressive landscape surrounding the Housui Winery may be one of its biggest draws, with rustic fields of grapevines lining the gentle slope behind the cabin-style building. It is rare for a location that sees over two meters of snow to make wine, but the winemakers here are committed to their craft. They skillfully utilize Hokkaido’s climate to produce their wine under the promise of “handcrafted wine born from the terroir.” The RICCA series, made entirely using grapes grown on the property, is a popular blend with a design motif of snow crystals. Visitors can taste wine while enjoying the breath-taking view of the fields from the second-floor balcony. The soft-serve ice cream topped with a wine grape sauce is another popular treat sold at the winery.

Housui Winery

364-3, Hosui-cho, Iwamizawa, Hokkaido