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D. Schoolhouse Sake Brewery Tour & Sado Sake Tasting

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D. Schoolhouse Sake Brewery Tour & Sado Sake Tasting


Even within Niigata prefecture famous for its sake, Sado is known for its exceptional water and rice used for its sake and has many breweries. The popular Obata Brewery, has taken on a new mode of sake brewing through its Schoolhouse Project using the former campus of Nishimikawa Elementary School. For this visit, participants will tour the brewery and taste the sake brewed on the premises.


Date & Time Aug. 21(Fri) 13:40–16:55
Participation Fee 3,500 yen(includes transportation costs.)
Requirements Open to ages 11 & older. Elementary school students must be accompanied by an adult.
Capacity 30 people
  • 13:40 Meet at Marine Plaza Ogi, registration
  • 14:00 Board EC Liner Bus bound for Aikawa
  • 14:15 Disembark at Nishimikawa bus stop
  • 14:15–15:50 Schoolhouse brewery tour and sake tasting
  • 16:20 Board EC Liner Bus bound for Ogi at Nishimikawa bus stop
  • 16:55 Drop off at Marine Plaza Ogi
Cooperation Obata Shuzo(Obata Sake Brewery)
What to bring(required) Wear comfortable walking shoes, layered clothing to adjust to cool and warm temperatures, water or other beverage.
  • The tour conducted in Japanese only.
  • The tour will take place rain or shine.
Ticket Orders Please place your order through the “Explore & Experience Sado Island” Registration Form.
Tour arrangement
  • Niigata Pref. Governor Reg. No 4-384 , Active member of All Nippon Travel Agents Association (ANTA)
  • Sado Koryu Net
  • 394 Kawaharada-honcho, Sado, Niigata 952-1314
  • Tel. 0259-67-7995(Mon–Fri, 9:00–17:30) Fax. 0259-52-5580
  • Email: kouryu@e-sadonet.tv