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Our Sake Tasting Tour Options

3-Hour Sake Tasting +Brewery Tour

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  • 3 Hours
  • JPY ¥ 12,000 per person (USD $77.57)
  • Insider Sake Brewery Tour
  • 10 kinds of sake tasting
  • Food Pairing

1.5-Hour Sake Tasting Experience

sake tasting
  • 1.5 Hours
  • JPY ¥8,900 per person (USD $57.53)
  • 7 kinds of sake tasting
  • Food Pairing

Advanced Sake Tasting Experience

sake tasting
  • 1.5 Hours
  • JPY ¥8,900 per person (USD $57.53)
  • 10 kinds of unique (special) sake tasting

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ExperienceInsider Sake Brewery TourSake TastingFood PairingPriceDuration
fushimi district
3-Hour Sake Tasting + Brewery Tour
10 kindsJPY ¥12,000~
(USD $77.57~)
3 Hours
sake tasting
1.5-Hour Sake Tasting Experience
7 kindsJPY ¥8,900
(USD $57.53)
1.5 Hours
sake tasting
Advanced Sake Tasting Experience
10 kinds
(Special sake)
JPY ¥8,900
(USD $57.53)
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 $77.57~)
JPY ¥8,900
(USD $57.53)
JPY ¥8,900
(USD $57.53)
Duration3 Hours1.5 Hours1.5〜2 Hours

What You will Experience

Uncover the little-known sake culture of Fushimi Sake District in Kyoto. Insider sake brewery tour, sake tasting and food pairing with an expert will take you to the deep world of sake culture. In the brewery, come to understand the differences of sake and how these are produced. You’ll focus on the secret methods of sake brewing which have been passed down for generations. Through our expert-lead tasting session you’ll get the chance to learn the unique characteristics of different varieties of sake, discovering which type you most prefer and how to identify your favourites on menus and bottle labels. Through our food pairing session you will discover the way the taste of sake can completely change when paired with different dishes. This is a fun and educational experience for anyone who wants to learn more about sake and have a chance to try different types of sake

Insider Sake Brewery Tour

You’ll take a short walk to visit the largest sake brewery in Fushimi, where you’ll deepen your knowledge of sake and witness traditional brewing processes which have been passed down from generation to generation. At the end of your brewery tour you’ll have the chance to taste a few of the flavors produced there.   

Included in ..
3-Hour Sake Tasting +Brewery Tour               

insider sake brewery tour

Sake Tasting with an Expert

You’ll get to try flavors of sake you may never have experienced before – as we’ll introduce you to bottles which have never been exported. Your expert guide will explain the differences in taste – dry, sweet, rich, fruity – and how each of these are produced.

Included in..
3-Hour Sake Tasting +Brewery Tour
1.5-Hour Sake Tasting Experience

Food Pairing

You’ll also be served various Otsumami – Japanese snacks which traditionally accompany alcohol – so you can see which types of food and flavor best accompany the different sake types.

Included in..
3-Hour Sake Tasting +Brewery Tour
1.5-Hour Sake Tasting Experience

food pairing

Latest Reviews

  • star rating  Best way to get to know some aspects of the Japanese cultures - This was an unforgettable experience. Even if you don't really enjoy alcohol, it is so interesting to get to know so much about the Japanese culture and what sake means... read more

    avatar thumb Salvatore M
    2024-04-04

    star rating  Great Sake Experience!  - We all had a great time and were able to try quite a range of sakes (nihonshu as I learned). Mayo was incredibly knowledgeable and explained in detail how sake... read more

    avatar thumb J1161FVkevind
    2024-04-03

    star rating  Same tasting.  - So glad we did this activity! Greg was such a great guide and a genuinely nice person. It was very interesting to learn all about sake and to taste different... read more

    avatar thumb obeir
    2024-04-03
  • star rating  Must do if in Kyoto  - Kiyomi was amazing! This tasting experience was so great and the learning of how sake is made and the differences of flavor etc was enlightening. Absolutely recommend to... read more

    avatar thumb Clayton H
    2024-04-03

    star rating  Wonderful Sake Tasting Experience  - Had a wonderful sake tasting experience with Kiyomi — really informative, fun, and delicious! Excited to bring my new knowledge home.

    avatar thumb Madeline M
    2024-04-03

    star rating  Super experience  - Our guide was super informative and knowledge! She had an ongoing personality and do an excellent job of explaining g the different intricacies of sake

    avatar thumb Pioneer61439809432
    2024-03-28
  • star rating  Had a wonderful tour with Momoko! Very informative, and delicious sake. A fantastic way to spend an afternoon in Kyoto!

    avatar thumb Emily L
    2024-03-02

    star rating  Amazing sake experience - Momoko was an amazing guide who had a wealth of knowledge about sake history, brewing and tasting. This was a truly informative tour and I learnt so much. The 10... read more

    avatar thumb Garima S
    2024-02-29

    star rating  Kyoto Sake Experience - Fantastic tour - so informative on Sake has really changed my perspective on this drink. Highly recommend this tour to other people.

    avatar thumb alison b
    2024-02-28