- Visit an award-winning Japanese coffee roastery
- Roast your own premium coffee
- Experience the pour-over brewing technique which has long been popular in Japan
- Take your roasted coffee back home as a souvenir
WHAT TO EXPECT
Experience in the refreshing air of Karuizawa, a resort town in Nagano, and learn to roast your own coffee at one a specialty Japanese coffee roastery. You will learn about the traditional pour-over coffee brewing method and get to take home your own beans.
The workshop starts with the process of roasting green coffee beans using a roasting net. Next, you will be taught how to do pour-over coffee brewing, a popular way of making coffee in Japan since long ago, according to the original method of the shop that produced champions at Japan Hand Drip Championship. You can take the roasted coffee beans back home as a souvenir. Enjoy your coffee at home while remembering the scenery of Karuizawa, full of nature.
The coffee roastery is accessible from the station, meaning you can enjoy sightseeing and shopping in Karuizawa before or after your tour. At the cafe attached to the shop, you can taste nice coffee and Japanese sweets. There are also utensils to brew coffee, coffee cups, and coffee beans available for purchase at the shop.
- Hands-on coffee roasting workshop
- Pour-over coffee brewing