Sojitz Corporation


Sojitz Machinery Launches New Forster Japan Wine Cellar

- New Wine Cellars Make It Easier for Consumers to Enjoy Delicious Wine at Home -

May 24, 2010

Sojitz Machinery Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sojitz Corporation, begins selling Forster Japan Casual, a new, reasonably-priced casual-type wine cellar from Forster Japan*, a wine cellar brand. The new product will be available at consumer electronics mass merchandisers and wine shops nationwide starting in early June.

The Forster Japan Casual is a wine cellar equipped with a function to maintain wine at the optimal temperature and humidity and features a stylish yet compact and simple design. The Forster Japan Casual was designed to meet the needs of wine connoisseurs as well as general consumers who enjoy drinking delicious wine at home.


*Forster Japan
Sojitz Machinery has been selling Forster Japan wine cellars for more than 20 years. The leading LongFresh wine cellar has been a favorite of sommeliers and professional chefs for many years.

Functions and Features of Forster Japan Casual

  • Three-pane glass with excellent insulation properties
    (prevents condensation in the summer and saves energy)
  • Temperature can be set optimally for the wine
    (the temperature can be set according to preference between 6°C and 18°C)
  • A switch for changing between red wine and white wine
    (13°C for red wine and 8°C for white wine)
  • S-mark certified, ensuring safety and security
  • Security features to protect valuable wine
    (a security buzzer sounds to provide notice of abnormal temperatures inside the wine cellar)
  • Uses a non-Freon coolant (R600a) in consideration of the environment
  • Simple design with a glass door and stainless steel frame
  • Wood shelves with a warmth suitable for wine
  • Interior light for excellent display properties
  • Capacity of 26 wine bottles
    (compatible with long bottles including champagne bottles and German types)
  • Rapid-response maintenance network for reliable after-sales customer service
    (more than 100 service sites nationwide)

[ Forster Japan Casual ]

Wine Cellar Specifications

Series name Forster Japan Casual
Model name FJC-85G (BK)
Price Open Price
Color Black
Door Glass (hinge on the right)
Capacity 26 bottles
Effective volume 83 liters
External dimensions 500 (w) × 545 (d) × 770 (h) (mm)
Rated power consumption 82 W
Temperature adjustment 6°C- 18°C
Weight 37 kg


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