Owned by Hombo Shuzo Co., Shinshu Mars Distillery was founded in 1985 at Nagano, and is officially the first open whisky distillery from the company, it produces well-known whiskies under the name of Mars. In recent years, Shinshu Mars Distillery produced some young but high quality whisky, which were mainly matured in American White Oak casks. We truly admire and fall in love with this highest whisky distillery in Japan.
The distillery is situated at Miyata Village where it sits 798 meters above the sea level. The Mars whisky is making with natural minerals water and aging in the cold and foggy environment that brings it distinctive rich favors.