Tsurunuma winery is the largest vineyard in Japan. The climate of Tsurunuma is suitable for farming vines and Hokkaido wine company started its winery here in 1974.
The vineyard is located in Tsurunuma, Urausu town, Hokkaido. It takes 1 hour 30 minutes from Sapporo by car.
No factory tour is available but you can see the beautiful and large vineyard and buy some wines for souvenir. Tsurunuma wines are very popular and nice quality.
Tasting is available in the small shop.
Tsuru means crane and Numa means pond. Maybe you see Tsurunuma pond along with route 275 right side on your way from Sapporo.
See article below.