Nada Gogo Sake Brewery Tour, Tastings, & Adventures in Kobe

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Duration
4 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 15 guests
Language
English
Become a sake expert with a tour & tasting experience in Nada Gogo in Kobe; Japan’s top sake-producing region! Taste a bounty of sake, tour breweries, visit museums, & more.
Highlights
Visit 3 different sake breweries
Try 10 types of sake at each brewery
Learn about the history and process of making sake
¥3000 worth of tickets to use at Nada Gogo Brewery
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
+
Host will donate 7 meals
Experience Details
Nada Gogo, known as the 'Five Villages of Nada,' has been crafting exceptional sake since 1330. This coastal cluster, 12 kilometers from central Kobe and Nishinomiya, is a testament to centuries of sake perfection. Treasured for its crisp, dry taste, Nada's sake draws its character from the medium-hard water called Miyamizu, making it a sake lover's dream. Your adventure begins along the Hanshin Railway, where breweries dot the landscape. Stroll down Sake Brewery Street, flanked by independent museums that hold the secrets of sake production. The tour starts at Hamafukutsuru Brewery, where you'll witness the sake-making magic through glass-walled facilities that bring brewing to life. Next stop, visit the Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewery Museum. Engage with sake's art and tradition, exploring exhibits, including 'Nada's sake brewing equipment,' a national treasure! Unearth the passion and commitment behind sake production. Then, onto the Kiku Masamune Meister Factory, a working lab preserving the fantastic taste of 'Taru Sake.' Immerse yourself in Kikumasamune's essence, savor top-notch 'taru sake,' and discover generations-old secrets. Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum gives a glimpse into a Taisho-era sake brewery preserved for all to see. Discover the sake-making tradition passed down through generations and capture photos in traditional Japanese uniforms. Wrap it up at Nada Gogo Brewery, a former sake brewery turned restaurant where you’ll sample sake from 26 local breweries and savor seasonal, local dishes. During the tour, savor ten renowned sake varieties from three Nada standouts: Hamafukutsuru, Kikumasamune, and Hakutsuru. Gain insights from a pro guide at Kiku-Masamune's Taruzake Meister Factory and uncover sake secrets at the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum. Our Kobe expert might even reveal some favorite local shops and restaurants! Dive into Nada Gogo's sake history and flavors; don't miss this adventure!
Inclusions
Guide fee
Admission fee to 3 sake breweries
Sake tasting of about 10 different types of sake
¥3000 yen worth of tickets to use at Nadagogo Brewery
Exclusions
Transportation to/from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
In front of Hanshin Electric Railway Uozaki Station ticket gate 4-7 Uozaki Nakamachi, Higashinada Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture 658-0083
Remarks
Minors can participate, but alcohol tasting is limited to guests aged 20 years and above
Please wear comfortable shoes
Please arrive at the location 5 minutes before the departure time
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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Hyōgo is home to the best beef in the world, Kobe beef, and that’s not all. From vast natural parks to one of the oldest and biggest castles in Japan, this prefecture covers all bases with natural beauty and a thriving food culture inspired by Chinese and French immigrants in the port cities.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
+
Host will donate 7 meals