Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Yoichi-cho

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. Put Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery into our Yoichi-cho online attractions planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Guided tours are only in Japanese, but they provide non Japanese visitors with a leaflet in English setting out a map diagram of the important buildings. Entrance is free. The distillery is probably a...  more »
  • This was the first place we visited after touching down in Hokkaido. It was about 100 min drive from the airport. The compound was much bigger than we have imagined. There is free tasting in the build...  more »
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  • Great experience especially for the whisky lovers! Came especially to Yoichi to visit and it's a great experience indeed! Should try all the single malts, the premium, and the free ones. You should definitely eat in their restaurant to try the whisky and wine shabu2.
  • Great place to visit if you are nearby. Free whisky tasting and kids can have free Apple juice. Visit the restaurant too if you are nearby. Price is decent and good food. I'd visit this place again in the future
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