Sake Brewery Tour
Sake Brewery Tour
$160 per person
Minimum of 4 people required. Solo guest may book at the price of 4 participants.
Please make your booking at least 3 days in advance.
Tour an internationally-acclaimed brewery with a 6th generation sake master
Location: Katano, Osaka
24 people max. Minimum of 4 people required. Solo guest may book at the price of 4 participants.
Offered in Japanese, with friendly Deeper Japan guide interpreting in English
(French/German interpretation may be available upon request)
Sake is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice that has played a dynamic role in Japanese cuisine and culture for centuries. This clear beverage is served and enjoyed in a variety of settings, everywhere from household meals to celebrations and religious ceremonies. Considered the drink of the gods in the Shinto religion, it is also drunk at festivals and offered to the kami (gods). Sake is made of polished water, and Koji (a product made from steamed rice and mold that converts starch into sugars) and water. At this brewery located near the mountains, only the freshest spring mountain water and high quality rice is used, creating a fantastic arrays of sake. Enjoy this immersive tour into the heart of sake at this 6th generation run sake brewery.
What you’ll do
Go on a tour of the sake brewery and get a close-up look at the process of making Japan’s ‘drink of the gods’. Then, to the fun part of tasting and comparing several of the brewery’s finest offerings, and learning the nuances of sake’s multidimensional flavors.
What to wear/bring
A jacket or light layer as you’ll be entering a refrigerated room.
Who can attend
Sake tasting is only available to those who are 20 years of age (legal drinking age in Japan) and above.
Session 1 (10:00 - 11:00)
Session 2 (11:00 - 12:00)
Session 3 (12:00 - 13:00)
Session 4 (13:00 - 14:00)
Session 5 (14:00 - 15:00)
1 hour away from Kyoto Station.
Please make your booking at least 3 days in advance. See cancellation policy here.
* A detailed itinerary will be emailed to you once your booking has been confirmed.