Advanced Sake Tasting Experience

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Deep Dive into the Sake World

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ExperienceInsider Sake Brewery TourSake TastingFood PairingPriceDuration
fushimi district
3-Hour Sake Tasting + Brewery Tour
10 kindsJPY ¥12,000
(USD $79.74)
3 Hours
sake tasting
1.5-Hour Sake Tasting Experience
7 kindsJPY ¥8,900
(USD $59.14)
1.5 Hours
sake tasting
Advanced Sake Tasting Experience
10 kinds
(Special sake)
JPY ¥8,900
(USD $59.14)
1.5〜2 Hours
Experiencefushimi district
3-Hour Sake Tasting + Brewery Tour
sake tasting
1.5-Hour Sake Tasting Experience
sake tasting
Advanced Sake Tasting Experience
Insider Sake Brewery Tour
Sake Tasting10 kinds7 kinds10 kinds
(Special sake)
Food Pairing
PriceJPY ¥12,000
(USD $79.74)
JPY ¥8,900
(USD $59.14)
JPY ¥8,900
(USD $59.14)
Duration3 Hours1.5 Hours1.5〜2 Hours

What You will Experience

What's Special - Advanced Sake Tasting with an Expert

Advanced Sake Tasting covers sake brewed with a very different concept than the ones introduced in the basic sake tours.
Sake you will taste in this experience is unique and exceptional: ones brewed using ancient methods that are different from modern methods, a new type of sake that utilizes the characteristics of microorganisms and sake that is brewed using local wood, giving it a taste unique to the region. By tasting these types of sake, you will be fascinated by the profundity of sake and the possibilities of how different tastes can be created by the sake making process.

What You Will Discover in This Experience

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  • The production method that does not require a lot of rice polishing, but rather utilizes the vitality of the rice for sake
  • Sake brewed with various types of koji
  • Sake brewed using modern methods
  • Sake brewed with traditional or ancient methods
  • Sake matured with wood, which has a strong connection to Japanese culture.
  • Sake brewed with sake itself as an ingredient.

After Taking This Experience, You will​..

  • Uncover the trends of sake that are not well known abroad.
  • Deepen your understanding of the role of koji, an important ingredient in sake.
  • Gain a better understanding of the sake production process.
  • A deeper understanding of the process of sake production.
  • Understand how sake is related to the trees that grow on the land where the sake is made
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This Experience is for ...

  • Sake lovers who want to enjoy unique sake and sake that is not usually available outside of Japan.
  • Those who have a basic understanding of sake and would like to gain more in-depth knowledge.
  • Those who want to find out more about sake trends.
  • Those who want to learn more about moto (yeast)
  • Those who want to understand more about koji.
  • Those who want to get to know more about sake aged in wooden casks.
  • Private courses for companies and groups are also available. Please contact us.


〒612-8365 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Fushimi-ku, Kurumamachi, 271-1

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● Access

  • 25 min from JR Kyoto Station :  Take a train on Kintetsu Line to Momoyamagoryo-Mae Station. Walk for 9 min from the station.
  • 20 min from Gion-Shijo Station : Take a train on Keihan Line to Chushojima Station. Walk for 7 min from the station.
  • 20 min from Fushimi-Inari Station
  • star rating  This was a fabulous introduction to sake. All of the information was presented clearly. The range of sake was incredible. We learnt so much. Mayo was the best teacher. This... read more

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    star rating  Great - and well worth the money - Extremely good! We were expecting just a walk around and a tasting, but the Sake Experience went into great detail about how sake is made, the many differences and variation,... read more

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    star rating  Excellent Introduction to Sake Types - Our guide for this tour was Kotaro. He was fantastic and we learned a lot about sake from him.

    I particularly liked how this tour took the time to... read more

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  • star rating  Educational and Informative - Very educational and informative, even if you have (or think you have) a strong knowledge of sake aka nihonshu. Mr. Hashimoto gave a great amount of detail into the creation... read more

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    star rating  Kyoto sake tasting course  - This course for beginners was amazing, interesting and fun to do . I highly recommend this . Also the location is in a very interesting neighbourhood with lots of surprising... read more

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    star rating  The BEST alcohol tasting tours ever! - I have been on a number of tasting experience tours in different countries. This is the BEST I have ever had! Kotaro-san, the guide, is the best guide. He is... read more

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  • star rating  Very lovely ceremony and nice attention to details. Dressing in the kimonos made you feel like a real Japanese man and woman! Picture opportunities were great. I highly recommend... read more

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    star rating  Fun and informative sake tasting.  - It was very interesting to learn about sake's production. We had a lot of fun during the tasting. Kotaro was very knowledgable, friendly and passionate about sake. I highly recommend... read more

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    star rating  Get the most from your sake! - I have enjoyed sake for some time, but was pretty hit or miss when choosing a bottle. Our guide/sake sommelier did a fabulous job walking us through the intricacies of... read more

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