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Tokoname-City Sawada Brewery 35th Warehouse Open Access Event

Date : 02/24/2024, 02/25/2024

  • Sawada Brewery Warehouse Open Access Event

Good to the last drop through meticulous work and traditional brewing techniques

Sawada Brewery opens every inch of its sake warehouse to the public for a glimpse into its inner workings. Come out and enjoy all that Sawada Brewery has to offer, tasting freshly pressed, unpasteurized sake and receiving free drinks of special amazake, or sweet sake, with the lees still in it.

• Guidance available in Japanese only.

Loads of fun events

Sawada Brewery

Warehouse open access and freshly pressed, unpasteurized sake purchase
• 300 bottles available per day
• Limit of two bottles per person
• Available from 10:00 am and 1:00 pm each day through ticket sets

All-you-can-grab sake lees (available for a fee)

Freshly pressed, unpasteurized sake tastings and free drinks of special sweet amazake

Observation of koji production room as well as exhibitions of late cooper Kiichi Ishikawa's and Sawada Brewery warehouse's equipment

Shopping among one-of-a-kind vendors

Gulps of sake in commemoration of warehouse open access (limited supply)

Other fun events available. See the official site for details.


  • Souvenirs
  • Parking
  • Bus Stop
Date : Sat, Feb 24–Sun, Feb 25, 2024
Holding time : 9:30 am–3:00 pm
Place : Sawada Brewery
Location : 〒479-0818
4-10 Koba-cho, Tokoname-shi, Aichi
Fee : Admission free of charge

• Tastings require a fee (Available by tickets. JPY 1,000 for 10 redeemable tickets.)
• Sake warehouse bento lunches available at JPY 3,000/lunch (reservation required).
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0569-35-4003

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.


  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    Free shuttle buses planned to depart from Tokoname Station on the Meitetsu Tokoname Line.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 10 min. (5.3 km) south from Tokoname Interchange on Chitaodan Road (Centrair Line) via Route 252.

    • Drinking and driving is illegal in Japan. Please do not drive under the influence.
    • As alcoholic tastings are available, guests are encouraged to use public transportation and the free shuttle bus.

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