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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.
All year around (except for the Year - End / New Year holidays and designated closing days.)
About 45 minutes.
Number of Participants
*Notice of Restarting Distillery Tours*
We would like to announce the restart of distillery tours and souvenir shop from July 17 Friday, after suspension to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection. Please note that we will operate with the following restrictions and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
・Guided distillery tours with prior reservation only. Visitors without prior reservation may be refused admission.
・Please note that guests visiting only the souvenir shop may be asked to wait or may be not be allowed entry 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. Reservations for distillery tours can be made through our website or by phone.
・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.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Updates will be posted on our website:
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.
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 Name||Miyagikyo Distillery Basic Tour|
|Activity Location||Miyagikyo Distillery Visitor Center|
|Operator Name||NIKKA WHISKY MIYAGIKYO DISTILLERY|
|Time Required||About 45 minutes.|
|Operation Period||All year around (except for the Year - End / New Year holidays and designated closing days.)|
|Start Time||9:00～11:30, 12:30～15:30|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||50people|
|Reservation Deadline||1 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.
|What is included in the price||Free tour and tasting.|
|Method of Payment||Free of charge.|
|Cancellation Policy||There is no cancellation fee.|
|Meeting Spot||Nikka 1, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-3433|
|Meeting Time||Please 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 Information||Toilets and lockers are free to use.|
6 wheelchairs, 3 prams, ramps, elevators.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English／Chinese (Simplified)／Korean|
A limited number of audio guides are available.
|Company / Organization||Sendai Nikka Service (Nikka Whisky Miyagikyo Distillery)|
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