The best season to pick your own grapes. Autumn comes to Fuefuki with varieties of grapes available.
Pick Your Own grapes
Along with Koshu, which has been grown in Yamanashi Prefecture for a long time, several varieties of excellent quality grapes that are suited to the climate of Japan, including Shine Muscat, Kyoho, and Pione, are grown in the town. Visitors can enjoy a ‘pick your own grapes’ experience in one of the tourist orchards from summer to autumn.
Yamanashi's native variety which has been cultivated for more than 800 years. It is characterized by the refreshing sweetness of the flesh with a hint of sourness around the pips. Koshu wine is made from this grape variety.
A cultivar representing Yamanashi Prefecture which was developed at a grape research center in the prefecture. The flesh is relatively firm with a deep and refreshing taste and the scent of Muscat.
Characterized by its huge size, as big as a golf ball. A cultivar of the Pione type with soft flesh, it is refreshingly juicy.
A new cultivar of Muscat-type grape, rapidly becoming popular. It has a distinctive scent of Muscat, with thin skin and crisp texture.
Fuyuu gaki persimmon
Fuyuu gaki persimmons grown in Fuefuki City are of very high quality, and have been presented to the royal family of Japan. Especially the ones grown in Isawa-cho, with its sandy soil, are large and extra sweet.
Kurodake Mountain (1,793m)
Virgin forest of Japanese beech near the mountain top and the colonies of rare Japanese lily of the valley at the northwest foot of the mountain can be seen.
Shakagatake Mountain (1,641m)
A conical and rocky mountain, pointed like a spear. The panoramic view from the top is overwhelming.