Know Umeshu

What makes umeshu popular around the world?

Umeshu – the ancient and traditional Japanese plum wine – is becoming increasingly popular globally, making all alcobev enthusiasts take notice of this beverage. Umeshu is refreshing, delicious, and nutritious. The drink is gradually gaining a large fan base all over the globe.

In older times, umeshu was a beverage made commonly in Japanese households and hardly known to the world outside Japan. It was Choya Umeshu Co. that began producing umeshu and selling it outside Japan for the first time in 1959. Umeshu has since been steadily gaining loyal followers everywhere.

But what makes umeshu so popular? Is it the taste of umeshu? Is it the aroma? Is it because it is from a historic oriental country like Japan? Or is it because of its nutritional benefits? Let us find out.

There are three main reasons why umeshu is gaining such overwhelming popularity.

Reason # 1: Umeshu is delicious and easy to drink

Umeshu has a refreshing fruity aroma and a delicious sweet-to-sour taste. It is a light drinking beverage and pairs very well with most meals. Moreover, you can mix with hot water, soda, ice, green tea, and more, to create a drink of your choice and relish it any time. For people outside Japan, this quality of umeshu makes it a much-desired aperitif.

Reason # 2: Umeshu comes packed with nutrients and health benefits

Umeshu makes a delicious healthy drink packed with vital vitamins and minerals. It contains loads of Vitamin B and C. It also contains essential minerals like manganese, magnesium, calcium, and potassium. It offers a range of benefits, improving the overall health and wellbeing of the consumer. It promotes a healthy appetite and also works as great aromatherapy.

Reason # 3: You can make umeshu easily at home

What could be better than being able to make your favorite beverage at home? You can easily make it with just three simple ingredients – plums, sugar, and liquor. While making umeshu at home, you can tweak it to your personal preference and taste. You can even adjust how long you want to age your umeshu. It gives one a chance to have the best possible umeshu they have tailored to their taste at home.

Umeshu offers many  benefits to consumers and has a unique taste and aroma. It is simple, delicate, and very refreshing. Once you try umeshu, you are sure to fall in love with this stimulating drink from Japan.

About Umeshu Lovers

Made with the finest ume plums from Japan, Umeshu is an apéritif with a sweet-sour flavour.  

Known commonly as “Japanese Plum Wine”, Umeshu is among the most well-known alcoholic beverages in Japan and is slowly gaining popularity worldwide.  

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