Sake Tasting in Kitakata with Side Pairing Course for Sake Lover

From JPY ¥6,800.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Kitakata, Fukushima
  • Product code: EN-FKS-7237-72374


Learn how to enjoy sake with the 10th generation president of a long-establish sake brewery with a history of about 230 years. On this tour, you will deepen your knowledge of sake while tasting sake appetizers prepared by the chef of the Aizu country house and Yamatogawa Sake Brewery's amazing sake! If you love sake and want to learn more about it, this tour is for you!


  • Learn about Yamatogawa Sake Brewery's commitment and depth from a sake professional, enjoy the taste of sake even more in depth.
  • Indulge in specialty sake that you can't taste in the free tasting! (All-you-can-drink!)
  • Enjoy special snacks and delicious sake made with local ingredients by a local chef.
  • Relax and enjoy yourself in a special sake brewery room that is not usually open to the public.
  • Before the taste comparison, the enjoy a tour of the sake brewery.


1. Unravel history on a guided tour of Yamatogawa Sake Brewery
A guide will take you through the Northern Museum. You can learn about the history of Yamatogawa Sake Brewery and the story of sake brewing while visiting the Edo, Taisho, and Showa breweries.

2. Taste, learn, and talk about Kitakata's sake while enjoying seasonal side dishes. Sake course for sake lovers.
After visiting the brewery, you will move to a special room on the second floor.
Learn about the characteristics of sake and its compatibility with food by tasting nine kinds of sake appetizers prepared by Kitakata chefs and sake from Yamatogawa Sake Brewery that goes well with each dish.
Enjoy plenty of gourmet food and sake in a calm space.

3. Browse the shop
There are also types of sake that are not offered in this plan at the shop, so please check them out.


Yamatogawa Sake Brewery was founded in 1790 in the middle of the Edo period. In order to make some of the best sake, they use underground water from Mt. Iide, high-quality rice harvested from their own rice field, Yamatogawa Farm, and contracted farmers that don't use pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
In addition, they continue to take on challenges with a global perspective, and have expanded overseas to Taiwan, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, and other countries.


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* Depending on the time of the event, the alcohol provided may change.


  • Duration:90 minutes
  • Meeting point:Yamatogawa Sake Brewery Northern Museum [MAP]
    4761 Tera-machi, Kitakata-shi, Fukushima
  • Access:By train/12-minute walk from Kitakata station
  • Minimum number of participants:2 people
  • Language support:Japanese (For English, use of an translation app and explanation materials)
  • Inclued:
    ・Snack set for pairing
    ・Drink (Sake and non-alcoholic beverages included)
    ・Guide fee
    ・Explanation materials in other languages
  • Participation requirements:
    ・Over 20 years old
    ・Those who can climb up stairs
  • Free WI-FI:No
  • Toilet:Yes
  • Other things to note:
    ・Drinking is not allowed for the driver.
    ・Since the meal provided is a set of snacks, we recommend that you have lunch before attending.


・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
・We regularly ventilate the facility.
・We use an air purifier.


The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.