Recommended Reservation Available

Whisky Tasting and Blending Experience

Learn the difference between Nikka’s Yoichi and Miyagikyo distillery whiskies through tasting. You can also experience simple blending using a measuring cylinder or pipette.

 Operation Period

2020:May 2 (Sat), Aug 11 (Tue), Aug 12 (Wed), Aug 13 (Thu)

 Time Required

90 minutes

 Number of Participants



3,000 JPY– (tax included)

*【Notice of temporary suspension】*
Currently this experience program is suspended until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. The reopening schedule will be posted on our official website.

1. Lecture of Miyagikyo Distillery / Whisky Production Method (20 minutes)
2. Whisky Tasting (70 minutes)

Tasting Menu:
① Yoichi Single Malt key malt -2 kinds-
② Miyagikyo Single Malt -2 kinds-
③ Coffey Grain

5 types of whisky, 10 ml each

* Visitors who wish to tour the distillery will be given priority over regular visitors on the 12:30 tour. Please tell us in advance to sign-up.

Experience Program NameWhisky Tasting and Blending Experience
Activity LocationMiyagikyo Distillery Visitor Center
Telephone Number022-395-2865
Time Required90 minutes
Operation Period2020:May 2 (Sat), Aug 11 (Tue), Aug 12 (Wed), Aug 13 (Thu)
Start Time10:00~(※March 20th (Friday) only is 14:00~)
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants24people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 12:00
Important notes regarding participation■ Please be aware we cannot serve alcohol to drivers and customers under 20 years old.
■ The deadline for online reservations is the day before by 12:00.
■ We also accept reservations by telephone.
■ If there are open seats on the day, you may freely join.
Whisky Tasting and Blending Experience3,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee (tax included) and whisky tasting.
Method of PaymentCash only. Please bring exact change.
About cancellations and changesPlease contact us in advance.
Cancellation PolicyIf there is no contact of cancellation or no-show, we will charge full price.
Meeting SpotNikka 1, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-3433
Meeting TimePlease sign in at reception 5 minutes before the seminar.
Access<By Public Transportion> 
40 mins walk from JR Sakunami Station.
10 mins walk from Nikkabashi Bus Stand (Sendai City Bus).
※On weekends there is a shuttle bus from Sakunami Station.

<By Car from Sendai>
※Drinking alcohol is prohibited for drivers and children under 20 years old.
From Sendai-Miyagi IC gate follow National Route 48 towards Yamagata for about 30mins.
100 cars, 8 buses.
Facility InformationToilets and lockers are free to use.
Barrier-free AccessYes
6 wheelchairs, 3 prams, ramps, elevators.
About Guides and ToursSee above.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese
A limited number of audio guides are available.