Grapes grown in bags to protect them from insects. No wonder Japanese fruit is so expensive.
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Long-time resident in Japan (since 1993) but originally from Canada. Has written guidebook chapters, magazine articles, tons of blog entries and even a book about less-known aspects of Japan. In his free time, he loves photography, cycling, and exploring interesting and obscure places around the Kansai area.
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I’m always intrigued by quirky events. Thought this was great. Would have liked to have known the full story. Excellent though!
AnthonyJames Barnett – author of Without Reproach
Hello from New York! I have never heard of that before..
Hello, that is great, what kind of bags are there, I like to buy it, do you know where?
Grape-growing bags are called “budoubukuro.” I found a shop that sells them online here: https://web.archive.org/web/20051102064057/http://www.shibataya.com:80/huku2f.html (Japanese only)