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Kametaya Sake Brewery

Shimadachi 2748, Matsumoto 390-0852, Nagano Prefecture
+81 263-47-1320
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So nice, try sake and get a glimse of six generations sake brewer

The owner is teh sixth generation sake brewer. A tour around the family house reveals history of... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
Yvonnejuli2013
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
Excellent including tour of owners house

Came here as part of the Titan tours Essence of Japan tour. The owner was a lovely lady who spoke... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
Ferg28
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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“award winning” (3 reviews)
“minute walk” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Shimadachi 2748, Matsumoto 390-0852, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-47-1320
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The owner is teh sixth generation sake brewer. A tour around the family house reveals history of sake trade in the region. And off course sake tasting. We bought deliscious sake jam and of course a few botlles of sake. With just a 7 minute...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Came here as part of the Titan tours Essence of Japan tour. The owner was a lovely lady who spoke good English. She is the Sixth generation owner and took us around her home and took us through the family history. Then we were able...More

Thank Ferg28
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! It has been family owned for generations. We were lucky enough to have the owner give us our tour. She had amazing stories and insight into the brewery. The sake was also very good!! Everyone was very welcoming and helpful. The...More

Thank Ashley B
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We walked from the wood block museum to the brewery, and weren't sure if we had found the correct place, or correct entrance at first. We weren't able to go inside the brewery because of the time of year, and no production was happening at...More

Thank Azette L
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Visited with hubby as part of a Titan" Essence of Japan" tour. 1st we were taken round the house by the owner which was very interesting and then taken into the shop to sample many various types of Sake (Japanese rice wine). Staff were all...More

Thank Wasessa
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the 170+ year traditional Japanese family home by a sixth generation family member. The sake we tasted at the end of the tour in the brewery retail shop was delicious and free! We bought 4 bottles...More

Thank Trent W
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The owner of the place guided us around in the house. It was a nice tour. The lady was very friendly. There wasn't any production going on because it's only being brewn during the winter months. There's also a small shop where you can buy...More

Thank Lieselotte1987
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

We visited the brewery at 10am after pre booking via our hostel, and they were able to arrange an English speaking guide for us. The train journey was approx 10 mins, about 4 stops away. Finding it was not a problem as we went by...More

Thank Evermist23
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

It's relatively hard to find and get to without your own car. The brewery is quite small. You will see a number of vats of different sizes and various rice steaming, washing equipment etc. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and his English was...More

1  Thank KremlinGremlin
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

My partner and I were looking for things to do around Matsumoto as we had a day and a half spare while we were in town. I was looking on Tripadvisor while my partner was searching elsewhere (I dont know where) however we both stumbled...More

3  Thank Peter M
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