A crane logo features on all Hakutsuru (white crane) products, which are made solely in Japan. Now Japan’s top sake brand, Hakutsuru was founded in 1743 in Nada, a leading sake production district. It continues to follow millennium-old brewing traditions while also adopting contemporary techniques. Hakutsuru’s finest quality sake, produced at its Kobe breweries, almost invariably receive Gold Awards at the prestigious Annual Japan Sake Awards. Pictured are examples of Hakutsuru’s Geographical Indication (GI) certified Nadagogo sake.