The word “Gekkeikan” means “Crown of Laurel” – a symbol of commitment to excellence. The Gekkeikan Sake making technique has been passed down through 14 family generations for
over 370 years, dating back to 1637. Gekkeikan is one of the oldest family-owned companies in the world. Brewed at 7 facilities in Kyoto, Japan and 1 in Folsom, CA and is exported to over 80 countries. Gekkeikan has won the National Research Institute of Brewing Gold Medal 32 times in the past 33 years.