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Sake in Kiso, Nagano

Fantastic scenery with amazing sake

Sake in Kiso, Nagano

This is a newly available sake course in the Nagano area.  Please book in a group of 2 people or more (1-person booking cannot be accepted unfortunately due to the logistics issue) and contact us at least two weeks in advance.


  • Visit prominent breweries that are usually closed to public, check out where sake is brewed, and taste the breweries' premium sake

  • Visit Nakasendo, Japan's historical road where old villages are very well preserved.  You can even hike the old road (beautiful!)

  • Superb sake tasting at a national important cultural property - once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

  • Stay at least one nice traditional Japanese onsen ryokan in Nagano

  • Easy trip with almost-all-inclusive concept

Example ​Schedule

Day 1

  • Welcome to Nagano – “another Japan over the mountain”!

  • Arriving and meeting us at Shiojiri Station

  • Visit Yukawa Sake Brewery and sake tasting <Exclusive sake experience>

  • Nakasendo hiking (about 7km) if you would like

  • Town walk at Narai Juku

  • Prestigious onsen ryokan at Narai Juku

  • Sake pairing dinner <Special sake set available only for our guests>

Day 2

  • Visit Suginomori Sake Brewery and sake tasting (just revived in 2019) <Exclusive sake experience>

  • Local lunch recommended by locals

  • Premium sake tasting in a national important cultural property <Exclusive sake experience>

  • Onsen ryokan and sake dinner


Day 3

  • Visit Miyasaka Sake Brewery <Exclusive sake experience>

  • Local lunch recommended by locals

  • Sake tasting at Miyasaka's tasting room <Exclusive sake experience>

  • Saying goodbye and leaving Shimo-Suwa Station


Please ask via contact form

  • Standard: Itinerary set-up

  • Special: Guided by our professional

  • Premium: Guided by Yuki Ojima, the CEO of Story of Sake

Comments from previous guests

  • I am very satisfied with the fantastic tour with unique tour guide Yuki.  Nagano sake, soba and scene

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