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Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour and Tasting with 22 Kinds of Sake

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 10 guests
Language
Japanese, English
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Gluten-free, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, With sake
Discover the history of sake in Kyoto while touring a local brewery and tasting some of the best locally-produced sakes in Japan.
Highlights
Explore one of Japan’s top sake-producing districts, Fushimi in Kyoto
Learn about sake, its history, brewing techniques, and different styles
Taste many types of local sake from Kyoto sake breweries and learn to distinguish between flavors and varieties
Visit a secret hidden sake bar for even more delicious sake only available in Japan!
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
+
Host will donate 7 meals
Experience Details
Famous for its glittering Golden Pavillion (Kinkakuji) and the sweeping views of the city from Kiyomizudera, traditional culture is the lifeblood of Kyoto City. Kyoto has a long-standing commitment to artisanal design and careful craftsmanship, which extends to its regional food, In fact, for having so many cultural activities in the city, Kyoto is home to one of the top sake-producing districts in Japan, which features over 40 sake breweries in the area. The beautiful red torii gates twisting up the mountain at Fushimi Inari Taisha are not far off the breweries of Fushimi, the resident sake brewing district in Kyoto. Learn about the ingredients, styles, and brewing methods of the best sake in Kyoto during a Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour in which you’ll taste 22 kinds of sake! Explore one of the top sake-producing districts in Japan during a Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour in Fushimi. You’ll meet your guide at the station then begin to wander through Fushimi City, amid the calm scenery and traditional-style Japanese homes and temples, then make your way down to the Gekkeikan Okura Museum. It’s the oldest brewery in the area, doubling as a stop where you’ll taste 4 different kinds of sake. Next, you’ll discover more local sakes made in Fushimi at a hidden sake bar, and learn how to appreciate the different flavors and aromas from different makers and sake varieties. To finish the tour, you’ll head to a sake restaurant where you’ll try 18 more types of sake! A Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour is a wonderful opportunity to taste different locally-made Kyoto sake while learning about the history of sake as well as different styles and brewing techniques.
Inclusions
A 3-hour Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour in Fushimi
An English-speaking local guide
Kyoto sake brewery museum admission fee
Taste 22 kinds of sake (4 at the sake brewery and 18 at a sake restaurant)
Tour photos of your Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour
Exclusions
Transportation fees to and from the event
Additional food, drink, or souvenir purchases
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point of this Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour is in front of Chushojima Station, North Gate.
Remarks
Participants under the age of 20 will receive food samples in the place of sake tasting
Do remember that you don’t need to pay for the guide’s foods and drinks
Please bring some extra cash for any additional orders
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking
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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Abundant with traditional inns, sake breweries, and family-run shops, Fushimi Sake District is a charming area of Kyoto. Located at the crossroads between two rivers, this castle town was perfectly located for shipping sake and other goods, and today scenic rides along the rivers can be enjoyed on rustic wooden boats. Lauded for its soft water, perfect for sake brewing, Fushimi Sake District has been a major producer of sake for over 400 years and is the go-to destination for sake enthusiasts in Kyoto.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
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Host will donate 7 meals