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In operation since 1894, Ogatama Shuzo (est. 1993) insists on an old-fashioned production process and a philosophy of developing new ideas based on a study of the past. 

We bring back good, old-fashioned products and adapt them to the present, looking through history to make new discoveries. We want to protect not just the production process, but local regional culture too - Our mission is to build the history of delicious shochu suited to their respective eras.


Introducing "Leona Sparkling Apple Shochu" – an exquisite fusion of Japanese tradition and contemporary refreshment. Crafted with precision and care, this sparkling beverage is a delightful symphony of natural flavors, combining the crisp essence of Japanese Fuji apples with the authenticity of barley shochu. Elevate your moments and savor the unique blend that defines Leona.

Purely Natural: Indulge in the purity of "Leona Sparkling Apple Shochu." Our commitment to using only all-natural ingredients ensures a guilt-free and wholesome beverage. Free from preservatives and artificial flavors, every sip is a celebration of authenticity.

Authentic Fusion: Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Japanese brewing with the authentic barley shochu base. This traditional touch infuses depth into the beverage, creating a nuanced profile that lingers on the palate. "Leona" is more than just a drink; it's an experience steeped in Japanese craftsmanship.

Fuji Apple Elegance: Embark on a journey through the orchards of Japan with the genuine taste of Fuji apples. Each bubble in "Leona Sparkling Apple Shochu" encapsulates the essence of these succulent fruits, allowing you to relish the original flavor in every effervescent sip.

Refresh and Unwind (or Enlighten): Whether you seek a moment of relaxation or a spark of enlightenment, "Leona" is your companion. Let the effervescence tickle your senses as you unwind after a long day, or sip it slowly to enlighten your palate with the harmonious dance of Fuji apple and barley shochu.

Elevate Your Experience: Perfect for social gatherings, celebrations, or solo reflections, "Leona Sparkling Apple Shochu" adds a touch of sophistication to any occasion. With its effervescent charm and authentic taste, this sparkling shochu is a true embodiment of refined indulgence.

Indulge in the essence of Japan with "Leona Sparkling Apple Shochu" – where tradition meets innovation, and every bubble holds a story of craftsmanship and flavor. Cheers to authenticity, cheers to the art of brewing, and cheers to the extraordinary taste of "Leona."

Tasting Notes:

Leona Sparkling Apple Shochu enchants with a fruity nose, a sweet palate harmonizing Fuji apple and barley shochu. A hint of yellow, and the smooth, sweet finish is a serenade of elegance.