--is at Lat.43 10'N.Lon.14045'E,
or about the same Latitude as the middle of New York State, Toronto Canada, Vladivostok Russia.
--rests about 50km west of Sapporo City in southern Hokkaido, which is the northernmost of Japan's four principal islands, and was one of the last Japanese frontiers to be developed.
--has three sides surrounded by mountains, and one side on the coast (Sea of Japan). --is blessed with the things that really matter to great whisky.
However, Scotch whisky captured the young man's imagination, as well as the interest of few other enterprising Japanese of that day. He decided to dedicate his life to whisky.
Hokkaido Yoichigun Yoichimachi Kurokawacho 7-6 Japan
Phone : +81 135 23 3131 Fax : +81 135 23 2202
In the hopes of introducing more people to the wonders of whisky, Yoichi Distillery offers tours of its facility to interested members of the public.We are sure you will enjoy this opportunity to see how Nikka Whisky is created in this beautiful natural setting.
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 3:30 p.m.
Visitors may explore the facilities freely with the use of a guide map.
Open hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Holiday : Sunday, December 25, 2016～Saturday, January 7, 2017.
Changes to services at the Yoichi Distillery
—We will be making changes to our tasting services at the tasting hall—
In order to reinforce countermeasures for driving under the influence, and drinking by minors, as well as to promote appropriate alcohol consumption practices, starting on January 8, 2017, guests who wish to consume alcoholic beverages during their distillery tour will be asked to fill out an additional application on the day of the tour.
7-6 Kurokawa-cho, Yoichi-cho, Yoichi-gun,Hokkaido 046-0003