Specialties

A tasting journey through the wide variety of sake in Okayama

- Find your favorite! -

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日本酒 Japanese Sake Brewery
[Tasting and production process tour available]

Days open and closed, times, content, and brewery tour rates may change. Please contact each brewery for the latest information.

Miyashita Sake Brewery (Doppo-kan)
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Miyashita Sake Brewery (Doppo-kan)

Miyashita Sake Brewery was founded in 1915. It is located about 10 minutes from JR Okayama Station. It produces sake, a few dozen local beers, including Doppo. Located at the brewery, Doppo-kan offers visitors a chance to view the process of manufacturing sake, local beers, and whiskies. Tasting and purchase are also possible.

Days open and closed, times, content, and brewery tour rates may change. Please contact each brewery for the latest information.

[Multilingual staff] English (2 staff)

[Available number] From one person to 2 bus loads (*It is best to bring an interpreter for group tours.)

[Time required] Approximately 30 minutes

[Production process tour] Sake Brewery, Beer Brewery, Whiskey Distillery (*Content may vary depending on the day of visit.)

[Tour hours] 11:00am - Noon (last entry 11:30am), 1:00pm - 4:00pm (last entry 3:30pm)

[Admission] Free

[Reservation] 086-270-8111
http://www.doppokan.jp/contact/
7 days advanced reservations requested.

[Season] All year round

[Closed] Wednesdays & New Year’s Holiday

[Business Hours] Restaurant : 11:30am - 9:00pm (last order 8:30pm), Shop : 10:00am - 7:00pm

[Tel.] 086-270-8111

[Address] 184 Nishigawara, Naka Ward, Okayama City

[Access] Approximately 3 minutes by train from JR Okayama Station to JR Nishigawara Station → Approximately 3 minutes on foot

More information (Japanese)

Recommended sightseeing spots near Miyashita Sake Brewery (Doppo-kan)

Okayama Korakuen Garden
  • 岡山後楽園
Okayama Korakuen Garden

Okayama Korakuen Garden is one of Japan's three most famous gardens. After enjoying a meal at Doppo-kan, it's nice to stroll around the garden.

[Access from Miyashita Sake Brewery]
Approximately 3 minutes by train from JR Nishigawara Station to JR Okayama Station → Approximately 10 minutes by bus
/ Approximately 5 minutes by taxi

More information (English)

Imbe (Bizen Pottery Village)
  • 伊部(備前焼の里)
Imbe (Bizen Pottery Village)

Imbe is the home of Bizen Pottery. Visit here to find the best sake cups.

[Access from Miyashita Sake Brewery]
Approximately 35 minutes by train from JR Nishigawara Station to JR Imbe Station → Close to JR Imbe Station

More information (English)

Akaiwa Sake Brewery
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Akaiwa Sake Brewery

Akaiwa Sake Brewery was founded in 1923. The area of Akaiwa City where this brewery is located is also where rice for sake is grown. Akaiwa City is also known for its delicious peaches.

Days open and closed, times, content, and brewery tour rates may change. Please contact each brewery for the latest information.

[Multilingual staff] English (2 staff) *English, traditional Chinese pamphlets are available.

[Available number] From one person to 2 bus loads (*It is best to bring an interpreter for group tours.)

[Time required] Approximately 15 minutes (Individual) - Approximately 30 minutes (Group tour)

[Production process tour] Malting cellar - Tools and equipment - Watch a video (Japanese/ English) - Taste and purchase

[Tour hours] 9:00am - 7:00pm (last entry 6:30pm)

[Admission] Free

[Reservation] 086-955-0130
http://www.akaiwa.co.jp/kengaku/reservation.html
7 days advanced reservations requested.

[Season] All year round

[Closed] New Year’s Holiday

[Tel.] 086-955-0130

[Address] 1113 Komoto, Akaiwa City

[Access] Approximately 20 minutes by train from JR Okayama Station to JR Seto Station → Approximately 10 minutes by taxi / Approximately 40 minutes by bus from JR Okayama Station to Shindo-Komoto bus stop → Approximately 5minutes on foot

More information (Japanese)

Recommended sightseeing spots near Akaiwa Sake Brewery

Experience Harvest Season in the Fruit Kingdom, Okayama!
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Experience Harvest Season in the Fruit Kingdom, Okayama!

The area around Akaiwa Sake Brewery is a major production site for peaches and grapes.
There are some facilities where visitors can pick and purchase fresh fruit.

More information (English)

Yunogo Onsen
  • 湯郷温泉(鷺温泉館)
Yunogo Onsen

Visitors can enjoy sake and hot springs, two essential Japanese experiences!
[Access from Akaiwa Sake Brewery]
Approximately 60 minutes by bus from Shindo-Komoto bus stop to Yunogo Onsen-shimo bus stop

More information (English)

Marumoto Sake Brewery
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Marumoto Sake Brewery

Marumoto Sake Brewery was founded in 1867. Its robust building is the first sake brewery building in Okayama to be designated as a national registered tangible cultural property. The building is still in use. Its sake produced with rice they grow themselves has acquired organic certification from US and EU. It also produces sparkling sake.

Days open and closed, times, content, and brewery tour rates may change. Please contact each brewery for the latest information.

[Multilingual staff] English (1 staff) *English sign boards and pamphlets are available.

[Available number] 4 - 20

[Time required] Approximately 60 minutes

[Production process tour] Rice milling - Sakagura (Sake Storehouse) - Tasting

[Tour hours] 8:00am-5:00pm (Reservations required.)

[Admission] 700 yen (tax excluded) * With a small gift included

[Reservation] 7 days advanced reservations requested.
0865-44-3155
info@kamomidori.co.jp

[Season] All year round *We recommend the period between October and March.

[Closed] Sundays and public holidays (*Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in March), New Year’s Holiday, etc.

[Business Hours] 8:00am -5:00pm

[Tel.] 0865-44-3155

[Address] Honjo, Kamogata-cho, Asakuchi City

[Access] Approximately 35 minutes by train from JR Okayama Station to JR Kamogata Station → Approximately 10 minutes by taxi

More information (Japanese)

Recommended sightseeing spots near Marumoto Sake Brewery

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
  • 倉敷美観地区
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter has a historical atmosphere with many robust buildings.

[Access from Marumoto Sake Brewery]
Approximately 20 minutes from JR Kamogata Station to JR Kurashiki Station → Approximately 10 minutes on foot

More information (English)

Old Yakage Honjin
  • 旧矢掛本陣
Old Yakage Honjin

The former Yakage Honjin retains its old townscape and inns that samurai used between the 17th and 19th centuries.

[Access from Marumoto Sake Brewery]
Approximately 20 minutes from JR Kamogata Station to JR Kurashiki Station → Approximately 7 minutes to JR Kiyone Station → Approximately 20 minutes to Ibara Line Yakage Station → Approximately 8 minutes on foot
/Approximately 15 minutes by taxi

More information (English)

Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery (Nishikura)
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Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery (Nishikura)

Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery was founded in 1804. Since 2007, the female chief (one of only thirty in Japan) has taken the initiative in producing sake. Nishikura, a restaurant at the brewery, offers meals and souvenirs.

Days open and closed, times, content, and brewery tour rates may change. Please contact each brewery for the latest information.

[Production process tour] Brewery production processes are not open to visitors.

[Closed] Restaurant "Nishikura" : Thursdays, Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery's Shop "SUMIYA" & Nishikura Café : New Year’s Holiday

[Business Hours] Restaurant "Nishikura" : 11:00am-3:00pm (last order 2:30pm ), Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery's Shop "SUMIYA": 10:00am-5:00pm, Nishikura Café : 10:00am-5:00pm (last order 4:30pm )

[Tel.] 0867-44-5300

[Address] 116 Katsuyama, Maniwa City

[Access] Approximately 2 hours by expressway bus from JR Okayama Station (Eki-mae) bus stop to JR Chugoku Katsuyama Station (Eki-mae) bus stop

More information (Japanese)

Recommended sightseeing spots near Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery (Nishikura)

Katsuyama Historical Preservation District
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Katsuyama Historical Preservation District

After a meal at Nishikura, it is nice to wonder around beautiful Noren Street. The old buildings on the street have traditional curtains on the doors that beautifully decorate the townscape.

[Access from Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery]
Tsuji Honten is in this area.

More information (English)

Yubara Onsen
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Yubara Onsen

Yubara Onsen is well known for the great quality of its hot water, which is said to make skin more beautiful. The largest outdoor bath in West Japan, Sunayu is open 24 hours a day and is free of charge.

[Access from Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery]
Approximately 35 minutes by bus from JR Chugoku Katsuyama Station to Yubara Onsen bus stop

More information (English)

ワイナリー Winery & Beer Brewery
[Tasting and production process tour available]

Hiruzen Winery
  • ひるぜんワイナリー
Hiruzen Winery

Hiruzen Winery grows wild grapes found only in Japan for their wine. Visitors are invited to taste the delicious products. Hiruzen Winery information is available in different languages.

[Access] Approximately 2 hours by expressway bus from JR Okayama Station (Eki-mae) bus stop to JR Chugoku Katsuyama Station (Eki-mae) bus stop → Approximately 70 minutes by bus to Yufune-guchi bus stop → Approximately 1 minute on foot

More information (English)

Kirin Brewery Okayama Factory
  • キリンビール岡山工場
Kirin Brewery Okayama Factory

Kirin Brewery Okayama Factory uses clean water produced in Okayama. The brewery tour is very popular. Tours are in Japanese, but pamphlets are available in English, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, and Korean.

[Access] Approximately 25 minutes by train from JR Okayama Station to JR Mantomi Station → Approximately 10 minutes on foot

More information (English)

お土産 Stores that sell sake produced in Okayama
[Near Okayama Airport and Okayama Station. Convenient for souvenir purchases before leaving Okayama!]

Please ask each store for more details because locations may change.

Okayama Airport
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Okayama Airport

Souvenir Shop

More information (English)

JR Okayama Station
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JR Okayama Station

Souvenir Shop (Second floor)

Tenmaya
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Tenmaya

First basement

More information (English)

Okayama Takashimaya
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Okayama Takashimaya

Second basement

More information (English)

AEON MALL Okayama
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AEON MALL Okayama

First floor

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