Observe the Traditional Sake Making at Brewery Founded 300 Years Ago in Uchiko

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Uchiko

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【OUTLINE】This plan enables you to observe up close the sake making with a history of over 300 years in Uchiko town having many traditional cultural assets. During the brewing period of sake (from winter to early spring), the whole production process will be open to the public as much as possible.After the observation, you can sample the brewery's vaunted sake at the tasting counter.Get familiar with the tradition of sake making while enjoying the fresh taste of the finished sake on the spot.You can have an original sake cup as a souvenir.【HIGHTLIGHT】 ・Taste the nostalgic atmosphere of Uchiko-cho ・Able to observe the whole production process of steaming sake rice, making koji (malted rice), fermenting, pressing, bottling, etc. wherever possible ・Up-to-date sake brewery with sufficient air conditioning ・Sample the brewery's vaunted sake at the tasting counter ・An original sake cup as a souvenir
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productUchiko-cho, home to the sake brewery, is a charming town with its nostalgic townscape where there are many historical and cultural assets built in the late Edo period (19th century). You can take a closer look at the sake brewing handed down in the town where many gems are produced by the local craftsmen. After watching the video of the manufacturing process, let's go on a sake brewery tour. You will observe the up-to-date sake brewery always air-conditioned and strictly sanitary-controlled. During the brewing period of sake (from winter to early spring), the whole process of sake making such as steaming sake rice, making koji (malted rice), fermenting, pressing, bottling, etc. will be open to the public. It's is a recommended season for a brewery visit. After visiting the brewery, sample sake the brewery is proud of at the tasting counter. Please enjoy the mild taste of sake made from agrochemical-free rice where the brewers are engaged in the production from planting. Tasting is followed by shopping (optional) at the brewery store. You will get an original sake cup as a souvenir. Please enjoy sake with the cup at home.Duration: 1 hourLocation: Chiyonokame Brewery, Uchiko-cho, Kita-gun, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku

What’s included

  • Brewery tour
  • sake for tasting, liqueur

What’s not included

  • Shopping at the store
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