Budou Shu

Budou Shu 葡萄 (ぶどう) 酒 They make a drink called Budou Shu 葡萄 (ぶどう) 酒, a bit different from wine, made like Japanese sake. But latest research shows that the grapes of this area originate in the Caucasus area and might have reached Japan via the Silk Road and Buddhism. http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/yakushi.shtml