Tohoku "Japan-Made" Blend Whisky Tasting Near Sendai Station

Sample authentic "Japan-Made" blended whisky made in the Tohoku region (in this case, Miyagi/Fukushima). Learn about the characteristics of each blend and taste the pure local water.

Operation Period

All year round (Mon-Sat)

Time Required

About 10 minutes

Number of Participants



1,000 JPY– (tax included)

"Japan-Made Blended" was a necessary process to develop Japan’s whisky industry. The process involves blending overseas whisky with whisky made in Japan. During this tasting session you can understand the difference and characteristics of both "Japan-Made Whisky" (taste 2 types) and "Japanese Whisky" (taste 1 type) produced locally in the Tohoku region.

■3 Whisky Sample Set
・Yamazakura Black Label (with carton) (20ml), produced by Sasanokawa Shuzo Co.
・Date (20ml), produced by Nikka Miyagikyo Distillery
・Single Malt Miyagikyo (20ml), produced by Nikka Miyagikyo Distillery
・Mineral water "Suzu-ne" (570ml bottle) from Yamanashi Prefecture near Mt. Fuji

This simple tasting experience is about 10 minutes, so you can visit the shop without a reservation. Our shop stocks about 400 varieties of wine and about 200 varieties of whisky from all over the world, so this is also the perfect place to find a souvenir.

International visitors and even Japanese people cannot easily understand the difference between "Japanese Whisky" and "Japan-Made Whisky". Taste the difference then you will understand the appeal of whisky produced 100% in Japan. If you taste a whisky you like, you can buy it at our shop as a souvenir to bring home.

Experience Program NameTohoku "Japan-Made" Blend Whisky Tasting Near Sendai Station
Activity LocationWine & Whisky BaPhare
Time RequiredAbout 10 minutes
Operation PeriodAll year round (Mon-Sat)
Start Time10:00-19:30
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants4people
Important notes regarding participationYou must be 20 or older to drink alcohol in Japan.
Also, it is illegal to drive a car or ride a bicycle after drinking alcohol in Japan.
Tohoku "Japan-Made" Blend Whisky Tasting Near Sendai Station1,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the price3 whisky samples, water, experience fee.
What is not included in the priceSnacks/food is not included.
Method of PaymentPay on the day with cash or credit card (Visa, Master Card, JCB, AMEX)
Meeting Spot4-2-26 Chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 980-0021
1st floor of Muscat Bldg. 2
Meeting Time10:00-19:30
Access--By Public Transportation--
5-minute walk from JR Sendai Station

--By Car-- 
15-minutes drive from "Miyagi IC" on the Tohoku Expressway
There is no designated parking, so please use nearby coin parking.
Facility InformationRestroom.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and ToursThe experience will be led by a store staff member.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English
Staff speak only Japanese, but there is an English explanation paper sheet also available.

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