Hananomai was established in 1864, over 150 years. “Hananomai” means “flower dance”. This name originates from a local traditional dance which was performed to celebrate a rich harvest. So Hananomai sake has an elegant floral aroma and the smooth, dry, fruity taste is followed by a crisp light sweetness. Hananomai sake is regarded highly in Shizuoka and throughout the whole of Japan. In the annual national sake contest, Hananomai achieved a gold prize 6times. Moreover, Hananomai has won a gold prize in the “Monde Selection” in Belgium for the last few years.