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Become a Sake Brewer! Enter the Winter Sake Brewery

2018.12.25

Introduction

Go into a sake brewery and experience one of the process of sake making!
Normally it is not allowed for outsiders to go in the sake brewery during the winter season, when they are in the progress of sake making. However, with this programme, you can go into a traditional sake brewery and experience sake making! The sake brewery has an adjoining restaurant which serves casual French cuisines with local ingredients. Enjoy tasting and great paring of sake and delicious French!

Highlight
-Experience Sake Brewery
-French lunch and Sake Tasting
-Enjoy tasting and great paring of sake and delicious French
-A bottle of original sake will be given

Price per person
-Join in Tour-
1 person: 10,000 yen
*Join-in tour is held only 3 days: January 12th, February 2nd, and March 2nd.
*Join-in tour is with Japanese participants.

-Private Tour-
2 persons: 36,000 yen
3 persons: 27,000 yen
4 persons: 20,000 yen
5 persons: 18,000 yen
6 persons and more: 16,000 yen
*Please inquire the date.

For more information please see below:

Tour Detail

Tour Style

- Join in tour date: There may be other participants.
- Private tour can be operated during January to March upon your request date.
- Operated in Japanese with English translation

Group Size

Min. 1 person
Max. 10 persons

Duration

1 Day

Meeting Point

Join-in Tour :JR Ishige Station (Ibaraki)
Private Tour :Your staying hotel in Tokyo

Map

Operating Days

Join-in Tour Date:
2 days:February 2nd, March 2nd
Private Tour:
*Private tour can be operated during January to March upon your request date.
*At least 2 people are required.
*Please inquire the date.

Tour Itinerary

-Join in Tour-
9:40AM Meet the staff at Ishige Station
10:10AM-11:50AM Experience Sake Brewing
Lecture from sake master→Experience sake brewing→Sake tasting
12:00PM-1:30PM Sake Pairing with French cuisine
1:30PM-2:30PM Talk time with the owner of sake brewery
*Time is subject to change.
*Tour starts and ends at Ishige station.

-Private Tour-
7:30AM Hotel Pickup from your staying hotel in Tokyo
9:39AM Ishige Station
10:10AM-11:50AM Experience Sake Brewing
Lecture from sake master→Experience sake brewing→Sake tasting
12:00PM-1:30PM Sake Pairing with French
1:30PM-2:30PM Talk time with the owner of sake brewery
3:20PM Ishige Station
4:39PM Akihabara Station

〈Access by Train〉
~From Tokyo to Ishige Station~
8:30AM Akihabara Station
→(Tsukuba Express)
→Moriya(9:02AM/9:10AM)
→Ishige(9:39AM Arrival)

~From Ishige Station to Tokyo~
3:20PM Ishige Station
4:39PM Akihabara Station

What's Included

- Sake brewing experience
- French lunch
- Sake tasting
- English assistant
- Hotel pickup(only for private tour)
- Souvenir (a bottle of sake)
*NOTE: The sake you will taste or bring back as a souvenir is not the sake you make, as it takes a few months to complete the sake making.

What's not Included

- Transportation fees
- Hotel pickup (join-in tour) and drop-off

Additional Info.

- Min. Age: 20 years old.
- Which process you will take part in, varies from the date you choose to join the tour.

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Payment
- Fees shall be paid through Credit Card. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
1)The event may be cancelled if the number of the guests are less than 4.
2)In the case of the event 2),it will be informed 3 days before the tour date and a full refund is given.
If you cancel at least 15 calendar days in advance, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 14 and 4 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 20% cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
No refunds will be given for cancellations made on the tour date.
*Time is in JST.