About us

TAPS Inc. Japan is a TSUDA SHOUTEN Holdings`s company and his core business is Import & Export of automotive spare parts.
TSUDA SHOUTEN CO. Ltd was established in 1929 by Mr. Yasuharu Tsuda and for over 80 years has been a reliable and accountable partner for his customers and suppliers.
The company headquarter is based in Takasaki city, Gunma Prefecture – Japan and the President Mr. Yoshiya Tsuda, grandson of the founder, is continuing the long history of the company as one of the main player in the automotive spare parts market in Japan and expanding the import & export business in different sector from High Quality Pet food to ITALIAN WINES, ambient Deodorant and Classic Cars.

Company History

1929 founded in Suehiro-chou, Takasaki city, Gunma prefecture

1941 – 1945 Pacific War (2nd world war)

1942, April 4 founder “Mr. Yasuharu Tsuda” death (disease death)

Restart postwar automotive parts suppliers

1957 Established “Tsuda Shoten Co., Ltd.” corporation in Suehiro-chou, Takasaki city

1971 Company move to Iizuka-machi 1174-7, Takasaki city

1983 Become president Mr. Yoshiya Tsuda.

1986 Renewed company building and warehouse. Started dealing with spare parts for imported cars.

1989 The “Porsche Carrera” for children is imported from Germany and an article was published in the monthly magazine “Bungei Syunjyu”. Company also was interviewed by national TV station and broadcasted nationwide.

2004 Invested in one of the vehicle diagnostic tools pioneer companies “Launch Tech”, and established Japanese sole distributor “Launch Tech Japan”, Yoshiya Tsuda appointed Chairman of the Board.

2005 Relocation to the new company Headquarter building in Iizuka-machi 425-2, Takasaki city.

2006 Established “TAPS INC. Ltd.” for running all the Import & Export businesses. Import and export of auto parts, import of Italian wines, oversea export of ambient deodorant (DEO brand).

2008 Started selling “ANIMONDA” brand pet food.

2015 Established “Tsuda Holdings”.

2017 He founded the online TAPS Wine College on the occasion of the launch of the new online wine shop.

And today? Meet our team!

Yoshiya Tsuda

Yoshiya Tsuda

CEO

Based in Takasaki, Japan

Akiyoshi Tsuda

Akiyoshi Tsuda

Managing Director

Based in Takasaki, Japan

Federico Rudisi

Federico Rudisi

Winery Manager

Based in Takasaki, Japan

Chiara Bassi

Chiara Bassi

Sommelier & Web Editor

Based in Iseo Lake, Italy

GON-CHAN

GON-CHAN

PR Manager

Based in Takasaki, Japan

4 people, 1 dog, 1 team. TAPS WINE SHOP is first of all love and passion for wonderful Italian wine. This means exploring the world of wine that characterizes Italy, in order to understand what it tells us and to choose the bottle perfect for every occasion.

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