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Sendai Highball Seminar

In the Highball Seminar we will enjoy two varieties of the 'Sendai Highball' that everyone is talking about and create unique flavoured whiskies by steeping fruits and spices in whisky.

Operation Period

Feb 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun), Mar 22 (Sun), Apr 25 (Sat), 26 (Sun), 27 (Mon). ※For other dates, please view our homepage.

Time Required

About 90 mins. Please be aware this is not exact.

Number of Participants



1,500 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.

In the seminar you will be guided through the production process of whisky before making several kinds of Sendai Highball and flavouring whiskies with various fresh ingredients.

■Seminar Course
Video and explanation (20min) ⇒ Distillery Tour (30min) ⇒ Highball Seminar (40min).

We will explain how to make the recently popular Sendai Highball and various fruit and spice whiskies while enjoying a drink or two.

Experience Program NameSendai Highball Seminar
Activity LocationMiyagikyo Distillery Visitor Center
Telephone Number022-395-2865
Time RequiredAbout 90 mins. Please be aware this is not exact.
Operation PeriodFeb 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun), Mar 22 (Sun), Apr 25 (Sat), 26 (Sun), 27 (Mon). ※For other dates, please view our homepage.
Start TimeFeb 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun) 14:00, Mar 22 (Sun) 14:00, Apr 25 (Sat), 26 (Sun), 27 (Mon) 10:00.
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.
Sendai Highball Seminar1,500 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceSeminar participation and 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> 
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 30mins.
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)