Sake Masterclass & Tasting with a Sommelier in Shibuya

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1 hour
Number of Guests
1 - 10 guests
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible, Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Language
English, French, German
Other
Gluten-free, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Nomihoudai, Near station, Regional food, With sake, Shopping time
Led by a certified sake sommelier experienced in sake, wine and whisky, understand the secrets of sake production methods and its taste, culture and history in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Highlights

Enjoy unlimited sake tasting from 60 different bottles
Learn the fermentation methods, aromas, flavor notes, history, and culture of Japanese sake from an English-speaking sake sommelier and expert
Meet other sake enthusiasts in Shibuya, one of Japan’s cultural hotspots
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Are you curious about Japanese sake but unsure where to start? Let certified sake sommelier Yusuke guide you through the maze of bottles and colorful labels in this all-you-can-drink tasting with over 60 bottles in a modern bar near Shibuya Station, right at the heart of Tokyo. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and culture of Japanese sake, which Yusuke will expertly introduce. Sample a variety of sake, each with unique aroma notes and fermentation methods, to discover your favorite. This interactive experience allows you to indulge in as much sake as you want while asking all sake-related questions you may have to Yusuke, who used to work promoting sake and shochu for the Japanese government and has been a judge for a renowned sake award in recent years. Let his enthusiasm for Japan's National Drink wash over you as you uncover the insider secrets of Japanese sake. Experience flow: - Meet Yusuke at Kubota Sake Bar in Shibuya - Brief introduction to the history and culture of sake - Sample several kinds of sake to find your favorite flavors and aromas - Enjoy an unlimited tasting of your choice among 60 different bottles This experience will be at Kubota Sake Bar in Shibuya. This stylish bar only a few minutes on foot from Shibuya Station boasts a wide selection of sake and uses modern technology to bring sake closer to people. After the experience, feel free to browse their shop for your favorite bottles, which you can purchase and pick up at the end of your trip. With a bit of liquid courage, this experience is perfect for people wanting to make friends or groups who wish to enjoy the night together. Either way, it's bound to be a time you'll remember forever!

Inclusions

Unlimited sake tasting from up to 60 different bottles
Sake tasting guide and certified sake sommelier

Exclusions

Transportation to and from the venue
Snacks (available for purchase for an additional cost)

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

The meeting point will be Kubota Sake Bar in Shibuya Parco (about 5 min from Shibuya Station). More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking.

Remarks

As the legal drinking age is 20 in Japan, only those above 20 years old will be allowed to participate (ID will be required for age verification)

Cancellation Policy

Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals