3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Kyoto

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Uncover the little-known sake culture of Fushimi, Kyoto on a 3-hour insider brewery visit + sake tasting and food pairing session with an expert. Deepen your knowledge of sake making process and a bit of history of its production at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum.  Enjoy the samples of different types of sake as well as leaning details and varieties and personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour. This is a fun and educational experience to change your way of enjoying sake.   If you love sake but don't know what to select or want to know more about sake, join us and let's deep dive into the world of sake. After you experienced this, you will know which type of Sake actually you like, and you will be able to select your favorite Sake from labels or restaurant's menu even if they are all written in Japanese.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, KinkiYou’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.  Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kyoto Insider Sake Experience, Fushimi, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, KinkiSake Tasting with an ExpertYou’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.Food PairingYou’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. Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Local English speaking guide
  • 10 Sake tasting (They are carefully selected for you to understand all sake categories from sweet to dry, freshly squeezed sake, and cloudy sake.
  • Snacks for pairing with sake
  • Cheat Sheet & Tasting Note (These will help you to choose your preferred sake in the future even you don't read Japanese!
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off