- Seasonal season
- Main production area
- Takamatsu, Sanuki, Mitoyo, Ayagawa, Tadotsu
It is said that its origin is in the Caucasus region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. The origin of grapes in Japan is said to have been planted in a different kind from the wild at the end of the Heian period. In Kagawa, it was introduced in 30, and the cultivation area began to increase around 30. It produces a variety of grape varieties, including small-grain Delaware, large-grain Pione, and high-grade Muscat of Alexandria. Because it has little rain and long sunshine hours, it produces delicious fruits with high sugar content. Pione is a cross between Kyoho and Muscat, and is one of the most produced varieties in Kagawa. Elegant sweetness is popular for large black-purple fruits. Seedless New Pione is popular for gifts and the like. Those with an average sugar content of 17.0 degrees or higher in the excellent product rank are sold as “Sanuki Sansan Fruit”.