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Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour

Make a food-lover’s journey through Kyoto, stopping at its best food shops, famous Nishiki Food Market and a sake brewery before finishing with a cooking class during this small-group, 3.5-hour excursion limited to 7 participants. Learn about Japanese ingredients at Kyoto’s top market, check out the city’s lesser known food shops and stop by a sake brewery for a tasting. End your food experience with a 1.5-hour cooking class making sushi, soup and salad. This small-group excursion also includes admission and tasting at the sake brewery.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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1.5 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

Sake—traditional rice wine—is Japan’s most famous drink and Kyoto’s Fushimi District is renowned for its sake production, home to over 30 breweries. On this tour, find out how sake is made, discover the many varieties, and learn which sake suits each occasion. Sample seven different sakes, accompanied by tasty Japanese snacks, and leave with a cheat sheet to help you order your favorite sakes while in Japan.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

Gain a better understanding of sake during this tour that explores the Fushimi Sake District of Kyoto. During this tour, visit Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, one of the largest sake breweries in Fushimi, and end your visit with a sake-tasting session. Not only will your guide be able to explain the basics of sake and introduce you to new kinds you may have never tried, but your tastings will also be paired with Japanese snacks that enhance the tasting experience. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Ogawamachi: The Land of Washi Paper and Sake Brewing

[Private Tour] Visit the historic town of Ogawamachi, also known as "Small Kyoto". Learn about traditional Japanese paper; washi and Japanese sake in Ogawamachi, a town built around a river, roughly an hour away from central Tokyo. Ogawa, meaning small river, is where the name of this town comes from, and the water of this river is what is used in creating Ogawamachi's washi and sake. The creation process of washi in this town is registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, and on this tour you will get the chance to try it yourself! You will also visit a sake brewing factory and a 100% locally produced and consumed craft beer shop where you can taste local drinks. Make sure to explore the old back streets of Ogawamachi that have stayed unchanged for centuries!
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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Kyoto sake tasting near Fushimi Inari

Sip sake near the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto during this afternoon tasting tour. You’ll learn about the different grades of sake, visit breweries and liquor stores, and discover why the area around the shrine is known for its production of high quality, sweet-tasting sake. More more than 30 types of sake are available for you to try, so you’ll be sure to leave the tour with a favorite in mind.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sake Tasting in Osaka

Sake is a rice wine that’s an important part of Japanese culture. Get an authentic Japanese cultural experience by going sake tasting in Osaka. You’ll take the risk out of choosing which sake to try, and instead have a guide to teach you how to pick good sake, and introduce you to three different types of sake. You won’t get hungry as you’ll have nibbles to accompany the tastings.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Sake Tasting

You will have the chance to taste the famous japanese rice alcohol, Sake. You will taste 9 different Sake coming from all over Japan. Sake is a traditional alcoholic beverage in Japan. It's made through fermentation, like beer and wine. Sake is made from rice, a staple food in Japan. Sake is an important part of the japanese daily life and culture. Less than 2,000 sake breweries exist in Japan today. The modern trends includind the notion of local production lead to the development of new varieties of Sake, different varieties of sake rice, and type of yeats used in fermentation. Japanese appetizer will be offered to fully enjoy the experience.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Sake tasting at local breweries Kobe

In this experience, you will get to visit 4 of our favorite breweries located in the Nada area of Kobe. You will taste the differences between sakes—the highest quality, unfiltered, unpasteurized, and many other seasonable sakes. This tour includes an enriching experience in sake production. You will not only get to taste a wide variety of sake but also learn to appreciate and differentiate all of them. A friendly english guide is present to answer any of your questions along the way. Come and join this thrilling experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Made In Kyoto Shopping Tour with a Local: Tastes of Tea, Sweets and Sake

With so many shopping choices in Kyoto, it can be overwhelming as a tourist to know which are the best places to visit. Take the stress out of shopping, by going on a shopping tour with a local. You’ll have multiple tastings, including tea, sweets, and sake. You’ll also learn about the history of the artisan products you see, meet local artisans, and wander through Fushimi Momoyama shopping area, and Gion.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Kyoto Temple, Shrine, Geiko & Sake Tour

Visit ancient shrines and temples of Kyoto-- Nanzen-ji Temple, Kiyomizudera Temple, and Yasaka Shrine. Your guide shows you how to respectfully cleanse yourself and offer prayers before entering the sacred places. This small group tour includes information about each stop and history of the area going back 2,677 years. Lunch is included, and the tour ends with shopping and sake tasting in the Gion district, where you may see Geisha and Maiko (apprentice Geisha).
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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All-you-can-drink Sake Tasting in Tokyo

Come and join at a premier Sake Market where you can drink 100 different kinds of sake as much as you want. There are several different kinds of sake and these are seasonal, you cannot find exactly the same sake next time you visit.
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
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Sake Tasting in Takayama

Get a deeper understanding of Japan’s popular rice-based spirit on a beginner’s tasting at Kanoya restaurant, a popular izakaya in Takayama. Your English-speaking guide teaches you about the time-honored techniques of sake distilling as you sample dry, fruity and sweet blends. Gain an appreciation for sake and bring your knowledge home with you.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Kamaboko Tasting with Local Sake and Craft Beer Pairing in Hakone

Experience an amazing culinary tour where you can see, learn, and taste traditional Japanese food, local sake, and craft beer at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Village. Suzuhiro has specialized in Kamaboko, a popular fish product, for over 150 years. Suzuhiro also runs the award-winning local craft brewery on site. This English guided tour will have you see the culinary craftsmanship and learn about Kamaboko at Kamaboko museum, and then have a tasting of various Kamaboko styles and traditional Japanese appetizers prepared Kaiseki chef in a traditional building looking out onto a beautiful Japanese garden with local sake and craft beer.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Let's cook Okonomiyaki and enjoy with local Sake in Hiroshima!

NOW ON SALE 50%OFF!! First-Come, First-Served ONLY for 100 people so early booking is recommended. A professional okonomiyaki-making course for tourists wishing to experience how to make the authentic Hiroshima Okonomiyaki. In this course, you will be introduced to the culinary specialty of Hiroshima with an opportunity to make an okonomiyaki savory pizza in small groups with a maximum capacity of four people. The person leading the lecture and supporting you throughout the course is an experienced specialist and professional in English classrooms. In this course, you are invited to make Miso soup as a side dish to complement the okonomiyaki rich in flavor, and gather around the table fitted with a built-in hotplate. Immerse yourself in Hiroshima food culture and choose the perfect drink, such as local sake or Hiroshima tea, to complement the light meal.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Making Original Sake in a village of Japanese nostalgia, Uchiko

Making your original Sake while talking together with the Sake brewers (for a one-night stay) 【HIGHLIGHTS】 Experience Sake-making at the Sake brewing house not open to the public.Mingle with the Sake craftspeople while having dinner and drinking Sake at night.Make your original Sake label with the traditional Ozu Washi paper.Stay at a traditional Japanese house located in the own preserved from the Edo Era (1603-1868).Your original Sake with the label you made can be taken home. 【AVAILABLE TOUR DATE】 From December 1, 2018 to March 5, 2019
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Spirit of Japanese Sake in Shiogama

Spirit of Japanese Sake in Shiogama  As one of Japan's foremost fishing harbours with the largest catch of fresh tuna and plenty of top quality sushi restaurants, Shiogama is a true foodie heaven! The town has a strong cultural connection with Japanese sake, home to three nationally famous breweries that produce the sacred sake for historic Shiogama Shrine. This foodie tour is all about experiencing the local food and culture of Shiogama through the spirit of Japanese sake. The tour includes both an English lecture on sake appreciation and a delicious sushi lunch!
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Sake Tasting Class with a sake sommelier

Join our sake lesson to discover new styles and sample sake pairings with a sommelier for 2 hours. Demystify sake through learning and exploring your taste buds. 
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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SAKE CULTURE and TASTING in TAKAYAMA

Sake Tasting in Takayama is the ultimate experience for people interested in discovering Sake.  You will learn everything there is to know about Sake from its history and culture, how to make, how to classify and so on. You will taste 6 kinds of sake and learn the differences.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Visit the Largest Cave Storehouse of Sake and Taste the Sake Aged in the Cave

*PLAN NAME       Visit the Largest Cave Storehouse of Sake and Taste the Sake Aged in the Cave *OUTLINE  Visit the natural storehouse of Japanese sake said to be the largest in Japan. Welcome to the brewer's VIP room! Enjoy tasting a wide variety of sake starting from the aged Daiginjoshu matured in the cave.        
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Sushi Pairing with Premium Japanese Liquor

Understanding sushi with taste, knowledge and feelings The best possible pairing tour dedicated for Sushi with veterans of Tsukiji Fish Market. Includes Sake, Japanese Whisky, Japanese Wine, Japanese Craft Gin, Japanese Craft Beer and so on.This is aimed at those who want to deepen the understandings and the knowledge of Japanese craft liquors and its combination with Good Sushi.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Kyoto cooking experience with Sake Tasting near by Golden Pavilion

kyoto cooking experience with Sake Tasting nearby Golden Pavilion  This program will give you a step-by-step guide to help you get started on your first experience of local Kyoto food culture during your trip. Not only will you learn about traditional Japanese cuisine—the tools, ingredients and its methods—you will learn about Japanese culture as well. Our special instructor will explain the 5 different dashi ingredients used in Japanese cuisine, how to make miso soup, Japanese egg rolls, Kyoto vegetable dishes, sushi rice, sushi rolls, and hot tofu. Before you enjoy the meal, all guests are welcome to try 5 kinds sake—traditional rice wine—and powdered, green tea ice cream. Vegan, vegetarian and halal menu options are also available.
  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 hrs
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  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 hrs
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