While in the land of grapes, you have to pay a visit to Lumiere, a family-owned winery established in 1885. Not only do they provide English tours of their vineyard and facilities, but you can do wine tasting at the winery shop where there are products from around the prefecture. You can enjoy a variety of wines over a meal of fine French cuisine with a Japanese twist using local ingredients, giving you a full Yamanashi pallet experience.
Hours: Restaurant: 11:30am – 2pm (lunch), 5:30pm – 8pm (dinner)
Closed: Mon & Tue (Jan-Mar), Tue (Apr-Aug & Dec)
Address: 624 Minami-noro, Fuefuki-shi, Yamanashi
Access: 15 min by taxi from Yamanashi-shi Station
URL: http://www.lumiere.jp/en/