Shine Muscat that literally shines ”Natsuyagi Farm”

Shine Muscat that literally shines
”Natsuyagi Farm”

It can be sweeter than melon. Shine Muscat is a green jewel.

”I’ve really staked my life on Shine Muscat,” said Hidemi Natsuyagi of ”Natsuyagi Noen” in a loud and clear voice. Katsunuma in Yamanashi Prefecture is famous for grapes, and his farm is one of the most long established grape farms in Katsunuma, him being the fourth successor.

Shine Muscat, which Nastuyagi said he staked his life on, is now being grown all over Japan, but the production volume is very small.
Why? Because, ”It’s a difficult fruit to grow large. It takes a lot of work to grow..”

However, Shine Muscat at Natsuyagi Noen is all very big and uniform in size.
”Please eat them, skin and all.” As beckoned, Nakata put a large Muscat in his mouth. ”It’s so sweet.” He was justly surprised, because the sugar content is about 20, some have sugar contents of 23. Even melons seldom have sugar content of 20.

All the efforts do not materialize immediately. Grape making in a long span.

“Natsuyagi used to have no intention of succeeding the farm.
”But once I began, I just couldn’t stop. The more time and effort you put in, the more delicious the fruits will become,’ said he.

He is very particular about the soil, too, and he is mixing cedar chips into the soil. However, it will be a long time until it will take effect.
He is growing grapes in a long span.

Natsuyagi, who staked his life on Shine Muscat has an eye on a new kind of grape that will be available soon. His passion is endless. He will continue grape making, which he ”stakes his life on”.


Natsuyagi Farm
1887 Hishiyama, Katsunuma-cho, Koshu-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture