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Let's experience the various kinds of Jizake, Japanese local Sake!

Jizake Festa

April 24th, 2016
Jizake Festa
This is such a great opportunity to experience various kinds of Japanese Sake in THE WESTIN MIYAKO KYOTO Hotel where you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere by overlooking the beautiful ancient capital. Jizake is a local Japanese sake and 22 brewers from Kyoto will join this event. In this event, you can taste various kinds of Jizake with variety of special paring dishes presented by hotel chefs. If you are wondering what souvenir you would buy in Kyoto, check out the exhibition and spot sale fair...more of Kyoto specialized potteries. Please also enjoy the live concerts with Koto, the Japanese harp, and piano during the event.
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Best of Kyoto
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For Enthusiasts
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If you would like to discover Jizake, the Japanese local Sake, while staying in Kyoto, I recommend that you join this event! THE WESTIN MIYAKO KYOTO hotel is located in Higashiyama Hills and you will surely enjoy the beautiful scenery overlooking the ancient city. This event is held annually and you can taste about 100 kinds of Jizake with special paring dishes! It is a good point that you can use the shuttle bus from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit (it runs every 20 minutes).
Jizake Festa
Various kinds of Jizake
If you would like to experience Japanese Jizake (local Japanese alcohol), this is a great opportunity to join this event! You can taste about 100 kinds of Sake! You can also enjoy a variety of special paring dishes presented by hotel chefs.
Koto, a Japanese harp, and piano corroboration concert
In this event, corroboration concert of Koto, a Japanese harp, and piano will be played while enjoying the tasty Jizake. It will be at 1:00pm and 4:30pm.
Japanese Sake seminar
Let's join !
Japanese Sake seminar
At 2:10pm, Japanese Sake advisor will give a seminar for guests (¥1,000 per person/ advance reservation required). You can taste various kinds of Japanese Sake and the Sake advisor will tell you what Sake goes well with specific dishes. Please note that the session is only in Japanese.
Jizake Festa
Phone +81 75-771-7111
Address 1 Awataguchi Kachocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0052
Directions A complimentary courtesy shuttle bus regularly runs between KYOTO Station Hachijo Exit and the hotel. (Approx. 25 min)
For more information, please refer to the URL.
Event time 11:30am - 2:00pm
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Fee ¥3,000/ person
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / DC, UC, UFJ NICOS, SAISON/ You can use credit cards only for the entrance fee and Kiyomizu ware sales
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Hotel staff speak English. Please enjoy Jizake in THE WESTIN MIYAKO KYOTO Hotel!
Information English brochure is available
Languages spoken Japanese and English (hotel staff speak English but not every Sake brewer)
URL1 http://www.miyakohotels.ne.jp/westinkyoto/eve/jizake_festia_2016/index.html/
URL2 http://www.miyakohotels.ne.jp/westinkyoto/english/access/index.html/
Jizake Festa +81 75-771-7111 ¥3,000/ person -1/3

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