Gekkeikan is the number one selling sake brand in the U.S. and it is one of the oldest family-owned companies in the world. Gekkeikan brews its sake at seven facilities in Kyoto, Japan and one in Folsom, California, and it is exported to more than 80 countries around the world. The word Gekkeikan means “Crown of Laurel” – a symbol of commitment to excellence. This is evidenced by the fact that the sake brand has won the prestigious National Research Institute of Brewing Gold Medal 32 times in
the past 33 years.