Both guided tours conducted by Japanese-speaking Nikka representatives and self-guided walking tours are available at Yoichi Distillery. Please select the type of tour that is right for you.
A Japanese-speaking guide will kindly introduce you to the whisky manufacturing process, the history of Nikka Whisky and more.
Guided tour hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
* 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tours are conducted every 30 minutes.
* No English guided tours are available.
* Facilities on the tour are open until 5:00 p.m. After completion of the guided tour,
visitors are welcome to continue viewing the facilities until closing time.
Time required for tour: approx. 60 minutes (including liquor tasting)
Visitors may explore the facilities freely with the use of a guide map.
Guided tour hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
* A distillery tour pamphlet will be distributed to visitors upon arrival. Visitors may
tour the facilities freely at their own pace while referring to the guide map inside
7-6 Kurokawa-cho, Yoichi-cho, Yoichi-gun,Hokkaido 046-0003
New Year's holiday period
Dec. 25 (Wed) to Dec. 31 (Tue), 2013
Jan. 1 (Wed) to Jan. 7 (Tue), 2014
- You can taste three brands of our products.Tasting is limited to one glass per each brand.
- The law prohibits driving under the influence of alcohol. Visitors arriving by car or bicycle, minors, and pregnant or nursing mothers are asked to refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages. Soft drinks will be available.
- Some portions of the tours are outdoor. On rainy days, please bring your own rain gear.
- A limited number of wheelchairs are available for use (free of charge). Please call/fax in advance to reserve one if required.
- Because this is a factory that produces beverages for consumption, for sanitary reasons we ask that you refrain from bringing in food or pets. However, assistance dogs accompanying disabled persons are permitted.
- Smoking is prohibited on the distillery grounds, except in designated areas.
- To reduce the burden on the environment, visitors arriving by car are requested to refrain from idling their engines and turn them off while parked.