Saitama Fruit. Sayama Grape season
starts next week opens this week (August 7th 2016), through to the middle of September. However, you can currently only buy directly from the vineyards and the picking season is a few weeks away yet.
Grape Picking Season General Information
Updated costs for 2016 are not yet available.
Primary school children:
Kindergarten school children:
☆It is a eat as you pick system, but you can pay extra to buy the grapes you pick to bring them home
There are five vineyards in Sayama that I am aware of, all in the vicinity of the Iriso station in Sayama, three of them are outlined below.
宮岡ぶどう園, Miyaoka Vineyard
Address: 1058 North Iriso, Phone: 04-2959-4949 URL: http://www.at-ml.jp/?in=59281/
Opening: 2016 August 7th until early October Hours: 9am to 6pm Closed Wednesdays
Access: 10 minute walk from the East exit of Iriso station on the Seibu Line
宮信観光ぶどう園, Miyashin Vineyard
Telephone: 04-2959-4059, Website: http://www.miyashin.com/ (Japanese only)
Open: You can buy from August 11th (2016), but picking season isn’t until September 1st. Closes on Mondays Hours: 9am – 6pm, picking until 5pm
Access: 15 minute walk from Musashi Fujisawa Station on the Seibu Line, 18 minute walk from the West exit of Iriso station
This farm also offers Kiwi Fruit Picking. 2016 the season will start the same as the regular grapes on August 11th. You can pick large type grapes from September 1st.
宮俊ぶどう園, Miyatoshi Vineyard
Telephone: 04-2959-3651, Website: http://ktmhp.com/hp/budouen/1 (Japanese only)
Open: 2016 August 10th Hours: 9am – 5pm
Access: 13 minute walk from Iriso station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line