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Traditional Japanese Sake Tasting Seminar with Sake Sommelier in Kyoto

 

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Description

Trace the history and the modern evolution of sake with a certified sommelier in English. Ready your senses as you discover the differences through taste and smell while learning the terminologies to further your sake adventures in Japan. Step into the world of sake with a professional sake sommelier and learn why Japan's representative liquor is loved by many. During your seminar, sample three different types of sake and find what suits your taste buds. Take this wonderful opportunity to learn how to pair sake with various Japanese dishes and learn how to read Japanese labels so that you may continue your sake journey even after returning home.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (00:00 local time) to 2 business days (00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (00:00 local time) to 1 business days (00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 00:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Sake Tasting Seminar with a Sake Sommelier (60 min Course)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    Tuesday, Wednesday
Adult (Age 20 & up) $59

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 6 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Seminar fee
  • 3 Japanese sake
  • 2 Appetizers
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking assistant

Start Timings

15:00

Schedules

14:50:00 Meet at Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shichijo

Day: Day1
15:00:00 History of Sake
Find out how sake or Japanese rice wine has been made over the years and how it has evolved to what it is now. Learn what factors change the taste of sakes—from the selection of rice, brewing process, all the way up to the bottling.
Day: Day1
Japan's Ties with Sake
Gain an insight into the origins of sake and its relationship with Shintoism. What makes Japanese sake different other rice wines in the world and what makes it so tasty? Unravel the mystery behind sake during this time!
Day: Day1
Sake Discovery Seminar
Stimulate your senses as you try out 3 different types of sake with distinctively different flavors and aroma. What are the differences between Ginjo and Daiginjo? Take this opportunity to learn the basic terms to help you discover your favorite sake.
Day: Day1
16:00 Activity Ends on Site

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Directions to the meeting location:
    Get off at Shichijo Station on the Keihan Main Line and go out of Exit 5. Go north of Kawabata-dori and walk for about 5 minutes.

Sake Pairing & Tasting Session with a Sake Sommelier (90 min Course)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    Tuesday, Wednesday
Adult (Age 20 & up) $75

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 6 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Seminar fee
  • 3 Japanese sake
  • 2 Appetizers
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking assistant

Start Timings

13:00,  16:30

Schedules

12:50:00 Meet at Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shichijo

Day: Day1
13:00:00 History of Sake
Find out how sake or Japanese rice wine has been made over the years and how it has evolved to what it is now. Learn what factors change the taste of sakes—from the selection of rice, brewing process, all the way up to the bottling.
Day: Day1
Japan's Ties with Sake
Gain an insight into the origins of sake and its relationship with Shintoism. What makes Japanese sake different other rice wines in the world and what makes it so tasty? Unravel the mystery behind sake during this time!
Day: Day1
Sake Discovery Seminar
Stimulate your senses as you try out 3 different types of sake with distinctively different flavors and aroma. What are the differences between Ginjo and Daiginjo? Take this opportunity to learn the basic terms to help you discover your favorite sake.
Day: Day1
Sake Pairings
Once you have an idea on the different flavors of sake, try it with different types of food. Experience the change in flavor and see how the dishes can bring out the flavor in the sake. Let your instructor explain and recommend various sakes to match your delicious homemade dishes!
Day: Day1
Activity Ends on Site

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Directions to the meeting location:
    Get off at Shichijo Station on the Keihan Main Line and go out of Exit 5. Go north of Kawabata-dori and walk for about 5 minutes.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • People 20 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Notes

  • In case of late arrivals, please contact the tour conductor as soon as possible.
  • If other participants are already on site, the activity will start 10 minutes after the starting time. Late participants may join in halfway of the activity.
  • As this activity may require participants to drink liquor, please do not drive under the influence of alcohol.
  • Alcohol and appetizers will be provided for this activity. In case of food allergies, please indicate upon booking.

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