Sunrise over the vineyards of Yamanashi prefecture, the most important of Japan’s four major wine regions.

How did Japan become the world’s latest serious wine frontier?

Wineries in Yamanashi, the most important of Japan’s four major wine regions, are betting on native grape variety koshu, writes Elin McCoy

Topic |   Wine and Spirits

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Sunrise over the vineyards of Yamanashi prefecture, the most important of Japan’s four major wine regions.
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The Kaws:Holiday art installation, featuring a 40-metre-tall version of pop artist Kaws’ signature character, Companion, arrived at a camping site near Mount Fuji, Japan on Thursday, where it will stay until Wednesday. Photo: Instagram, @kaws

Next stop, Japan: Pop artist Kaws takes Companion to Mount Fuji on latest leg of Kaws:Holiday Asian tour

The 40-metre-tall art installation, inspired by thoughts of relaxation, will remain in Japan until Wednesday following earlier visits to Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan

Topic |   Japan

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The Kaws:Holiday art installation, featuring a 40-metre-tall version of pop artist Kaws’ signature character, Companion, arrived at a camping site near Mount Fuji, Japan on Thursday, where it will stay until Wednesday. Photo: Instagram, @kaws
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