- Tour Eikou Shuzo sake brewery
- Watch the process of sake making using the excellent natural water from Wakigafuchi valley of the Takanawa Mountains and the carefully selected local rice named Matsuyama-Mitsui
- Taste the 12 kinds of liqueurs made from the local fruits from Ehime
- Try limited items such as unprocessed sake and pickles (not for sale) you cannot taste anywhere else
- Get the plum wine as a souvenir
WHAT TO EXPECT
Eikou Shuzo sake brewery is popular for its fruity liqueurs richly made from the local fruits from Ehime. You will watch the process of making aged sake according to the traditional method and can taste the finished Japanese sake. Try unprocessed sake and pickles (not for sale) only available here in Eiko Shuzo. Enjoy a tasting and comparing Japanese sake as well as 12 liqueurs made from the local fresh fruits from Ehime. After the brewery tour, sake tasting and shopping at the store, please get their plum wine as a souvenir.
The tour starts with a visit to the brewery. To make the premium sake in Eiko Shuzo, carefully selected materials are used such as the excellent natural water from "Wakigafuchi" valley and premium rice of "Matsuyama-Mitsui," "Yamada Nishiki," and "Shizuku Hime," all known as top quality rice producers. Rice is polished with care by the brewery staff The method of sake making in Eiko Shuzo followed the Buddhist priest named Enjo, who is known for being the "hard-drinking priest," and has been handed down from generation to generation while being improved along the way. You will be guided into the sake brewery and watch the process of sake making and the technique created by Japanese sake professionals.
After the tour, you can taste the sake manufactured through the process you just watched. You can try the unprocessed Japanese sake that can be tasted only here and various liqueurs made from the local fruits from Ehime. Enjoy a wide variety of liquors ranging from fresh and easy to drink liqueurs with plenty of Ehime's fruits to genuine premium sake that has been aged for a long time. Their most popular product is plum wine using plums from Ehime named 'Nanko-ume' known nationwide for its high quality. Don't forget to try the special pickles, not for sale, with the sake. After shopping at the store, please get a bottle of plum wine as a souvenir.
- Sake brewery tour
- Shopping at the store
- Get a souvenir