Tonoike Sake Brewery is a family-run brewery located in Mashiko, a rural town well-known for its pottery, about 2.5 hours north of Tokyo. While you’re here, visit our tasting room, souvenir shop, and small sake museum, where you can learn about sake production. Don’t forget to check out our new sake bar! Come and book a tour, which includes a delicious sake tasting!
In 1937, the Tonoike Sake Brewery was founded in Mashiko by Itsugoro Tonoike, whose family began brewing sake in Tochigi Prefecture in 1829. The Tonoike Sake Brewery is still run by the Tonoike family today.
In 2019, the brewery ranked fourth in the World Sake Brewery Rankings which compiles scores from domestic and international contests.