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Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Yoichi-cho

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Liquor aficionados should not miss a tour of Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, the main distillery of the famous Japanese whisky maker. Built in 1934, the distillery was founded by Taketsuru Masataka, who also established the Japanese whisky industry as a whole. On a tour of the historic complex, you can see the whisky-production process first-hand and visit the museum to learn about the company’s history. After the tour, sample the different malts and blends, try the delicious apple wine, or visit the gift shop for a souvenir. Take a look at our Yoichi-cho vacation planner to schedule your visit to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It is advisable to take a free guided tour and listen to the commentary while chasing the manufacturing process. Restaurant on the first floor of tasting delicious.
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  • The complimentary whisky tasting was very civilised - drivers can enjoy tea and mineral water instead. The guided tours are only available in Japanese, but we enjoyed wandering around ourselves with t...  more »
  • Takes about an hour free guided tours are held daily. Visit each process in feels like walking in the distillery building, finally tasting whisky Museum. Enjoy the very rich.
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