Sake Brewery Visit and Tasting Tour in Hida
- Live Guide
- Group Tour
- 1.5 hr
This is a sake brewery tour dedicated for small groups who want to escape from tourist crowd to have the authentic sake experience, including a leisurely town walk and sake tasting. The tour is held at the small country town named Hagiwara, which is near from Takayama but definitely no tourist here. You can enjoy understanding the sake brewing process and the beautiful sake tasting at your own pace without any stress. On the way to the Tenryo Sake Brewery, your guide will share not only the introduction of sake but the historical background of town. Inside the brewery, you will understand the brewing process of sake step by step with seeing the actual facilities and machines for production. Afterward, you will taste various excellent sake of Tenryo (天領) to enjoy the difference of flavors, and you can know a lot of useful tips to drink and order sake. If you love sake, please do not miss this opportunity!
Operated by: UMESEKO TOUR
Meet up with your guide at the JR Hida-Hagiwara station.
Stop At: Tenryo Brewery
The Hida region is well known as one of the best places to make sake in Japan since we have all 3 key factors for brewing: water, rice and coldness. Tenryo Sake Brewery started in Edo period (17C) and now it is representative of sake breweries in this region. They have won lots of awards not only in Japan, but in overseas and it is served in some high-class Japanese-style restaurants. At the brewery, you will see the inside to know more about ingredients of sake and the brewing process step by step. After the special experience, you will enjoy Tenryo’s sake. Depending on the season, they will offer you their best sake and you can find your favorite one. You can also understand the difference of flavors and how to drink sake.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes