Nagano Sake Tasting Walking Tour

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Duration
2 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 10 guests
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Family-friendly
Language
English
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Vegan, Vegetarian
Join a sake tasting & sake factory tour in Nagano. Try a range of sake, amazake, enjoy small dishes (like pickles & Nagano miso), & explore the streets of Nagano & the Zenkoji Temple area.
Highlights
Visit a sake maker who will unveil over 300 years of history as you participate in a sake-tasting experience
Visit a 120-year-old sake factory and learn about the production process
Explore the streets of Nagano and the Zenkoji Temple area
Connect with local business owners and community members to learn about the history and culture of the area
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Embark on a sake-tasting journey in Nagano, a region steeped in history and renowned for its exceptional sake craftsmanship. This sake tasting and sake factory tour in Nagano covers all the bases. You’ll try a range of sake, amazake (a low/non-alcoholic drink made from fermented rice), enjoy small dishes like pickles and Nagano miso soup, explore the streets of Nagano and the Zenkoji Temple area, then make your way back to Nagano Station. Itinerary: Meet your guide at Nagano Station and head to the sake-tasting location Participate in a sake tasting accompanied by small dishes (pickles, Nagano miso soup) Visit an old sake factory built over 120 years ago Explore the streets of Nagano and the Zenkoji Temple area Tour concludes at Nagano Station Nagano is celebrated for its exceptional sake production, boasting the second highest number of sake breweries in Japan. Your experience begins as you meet your guide at Nagano Station, the gateway to this picturesque region. You'll be whisked away to a carefully selected sake-tasting location. Immerse yourself in the nuanced world of sake as you participate in a guided tasting. Savor the complexity of flavors, complemented by small, delectable dishes like local pickles and authentic Nagano miso soup. You’ll learn about 300 years of sake history from an expert and refine your palette with a tasting session including high quality, unfiltered, unpasteurized, and seasonal sake. The adventure continues with a visit to an old sake factory, a testament to Nagano's longstanding brewing tradition. This historic establishment, standing for over 120 years, provides a glimpse into the time-honored techniques and craftsmanship behind Nagano's renowned sake. From here, explore the atmospheric streets of Nagano, absorbing the local vibes, and make your way to the Zenkoji Temple area.
Inclusions
Sake tasting: Taste over 5 varieties is sake, Nagano plum wine, and small nibbles
Amazake: Taste 3 varieties of amazake (a sweet, low/non-alcoholic fermented rice drink)
Admission to a sake factory
Complimentary photographs taken throughout the experience, will be shared with you after the tour
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the experience
Additional food and drinks outside those included in the experience
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Meet in front of Starbucks Coffee - MIDORI Nagano. 1st Floor of MIDORI Nagano, 1 Chome-22-6 Minamichitose, Nagano, 380-8543
Remarks
Kindly inform us in advance of any dietary restrictions.
Participants must be at least 20 years old to consume alcohol.
The tour concludes at Nagano Station. If you wish to continue exploring, you can bid farewell to your guide around the Zenkoji Temple area, which is conveniently accessible for your return to Nagano

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Home to several of Japan’s highest mountains, discover the many secrets of Nagano; from world-class pistes to villages frozen in time, and even a troop of hot-tub loving monkeys!
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Earliest available date: February 25, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals