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Miyagikyo Distillery Basic Tour

In producing both Malt and Grain whisky, Miyagikyo Distillery is an exception to the norm. Let us introduce you to the world of our whisky crafted in sublime nature.

Operation Period

All year around (except for the Year - End / New Year holidays and designated closing days.)

Time Required

About 45 minutes.

Number of Participants



0 JPY– (tax included)

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have implemented some restrictions on the distillery tours. We appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.

・Customers coming from areas where the government’s State of Emergency has been declared are not allowed to enter the distillery including the distillery shop until the declaration is lifted.
・Please make your reservation in advance to attend the guided distillery tour. Customers without reservation may not be able to tour.
・Customers who are visiting only the souvenir shop will also be asked to submit customer information. Please note that you may have to wait upon entry, as admission will be restricted depending on the situation.
・Groups of 10 or more people and groups visiting by chartered bus may be refused admission.
・Reservation availability and number of guests allowed in the distillery will be restricted.
・The paid bar is open under restrictions. Paid seminar is suspended until further notice.
・Our staff members will follow health and safety measures such as wearing masks in an effort to prevent infection.
・Visitors will also be asked to follow health and safety measures such as wearing a mask and taking temperature upon arrival.
・Please note that the distillery tour may be suspended again if the spread of COVID-19 infection reaccelerates. We will announce through this website in such case.

Thank you for your kind understanding.
In our tour we will introduce you to the production processes and history of our whisky. We will pass by the malting kiln, grain whisky facilities, malt mill, mash house, fermentation room, still house and one of our 25 warehouses, all built in the beautifully preserved natural surroundings of Miyagikyo. After this there will be a complementary tasting by our gift shop.
■Tour Course
Disitllery Tour (25min) ⇒ Tasting (10min) ⇒ Shopping (10min).
※Tasting and shopping will be in your own time.

*Tasting includes one glass per customer.

We would like to share with you the care with which our whisky is made, our uncomprosmising attention to detail, and the beauty of our mountain valley. Please enjoy the individual character of our whiskies in the tasting hall, and explore the many distillery exclusive bottlings available in the gift shop.

Experience Program NameMiyagikyo Distillery Basic Tour
Activity LocationMiyagikyo Distillery Visitor Center
Telephone Number022-395-2865
Time RequiredAbout 45 minutes.
Operation PeriodAll year around (except for the Year - End / New Year holidays and designated closing days.)
Start Time9:00~11:30, 12:30~15:30
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants50people
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.
■ You are able to recieve a guided tour upon arrival. You do not need to make a reservation on the website in advance.
■ Reservations made through the website are accepted up to the day before by 12:00.
■ For group reservations of 10 or more, please call or FAX.
Miyagikyo Distillery Basic Tour0 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceFree tour and tasting.
Method of PaymentFree of charge.
Cancellation PolicyThere is no cancellation fee.
Meeting SpotNikka 1, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-3433
Meeting TimePlease arrive at reception at least 5 minutes before the tour begins.
Access<By Public Transportion> 
30 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 30 mins.
100 cars, 8 buses.
Facility InformationToilets and lockers are free to use.
Barrier-free AccessYes
6 wheelchairs, 3 prams, ramps, elevators.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English/Chinese (Simplified)/Korean
A limited number of audio guides are available.
Company / OrganizationSendai Nikka Service (Nikka Whisky Miyagikyo Distillery)