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Sake Tasting in Takayama - with unbiased reviews

Sake Tasting in Takayama

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Tantalize your tastebuds and expand your knowledge of Japan’s signature rice wine—sake, on this tasting experience at Takayama’s Kanoya restaurant. It’s the ideal activity for sake beginners, as a guide teaches you about the different types of sake on offer, such as dry, sweet, or fruity blends. As well as tasting, learn about the history of sake and how it’s made.
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    Takayama Sake Tasting
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • Enjoy a fun sake tasting experience with six different samples to try
  • An English-speaking guide provides detailed commentary
  • Try a variety of different sakes to figure out your own personal taste
  • No hunger pangs—as well as sake, sample delicious local snacks
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Departure Point
Takayama, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Tokai, Chubu
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Knowledgeable. English-speaking guide
  • Sake tasting (6 different kinds of sake)
  • 3 small local dishes for food pairing
  • Entry/Admission - Takayama Sake Tasting
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Minimum drinking age is 20 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Ollie W wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions
We were keen to learn more about sake while enjoying Takayama and this activity was a great way of doing that. Shingo is a fantastic and engaging tutor and makes the session engaging and fun. We’d recommend this to anyone who wants to learn more about sake (or nihonshu as we now
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Date of experience: October 2019
MrsA wrote a review Oct 2019
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I admit I knew nothing about sake before starting this experience. I now have a very good understanding thanks to Shingo's easy way of explaining and, of course, the tasting. I thoroughly recommend that you participate.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Francesco wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
Very interesting experience. Shingo was very nice and gave us a lot of information about Nihon-syu culture and tasting.
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Egnh wrote a review Jun 2019
2 contributions
We had a sake tasting at this place. The presenter spoke good English, was well informed about the cultural differences and had a lot of knowledge about Sake. Recommended!
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francistzaut wrote a review Jun 2019
8 contributions
Very good experience, and very good explications, thank to Shingo for all the infomations and the great degustation! We know more about the nihonshu. See you
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Date of experience: June 2019
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  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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