For 150 years, Kawashima Sake Brewery has been pursuing the essence of refined sake. It is located on the west side of Lake Biwa in Shiga prefecture, which is close to the center of Japan, just one hour from Kyoto. “Matsu no Hana” is a representative brand of Kawashima Sake Brewery, born in this rich nature, made from the bountiful rice which is grown locally under a special contract and water from the Hira Mountains underground mountain stream “Kabata.” The history of sake brewing and the importance of the water for ensuring their high quality of sake from the Kawashima Sake Brewery