The SUNTORY Yamazaki Distillery is in the place called Yamasaki in Osaka prefecture. It is a distance of 40 minutes on foot from JR Kyoto line “Yamasaki Station”, even the speed that the child walks, it takes 15 minutes
The inside of the site, there is the “Whiskey Museum” in the right-hand side, and the distillation building is in the opposite side. In the Whiskey Museum of 2 stories, exhibition on the theme of “the process of Japanese whiskey” is carried out.
Especially, the state at the corner of the “whiskey library” that malt is located in a line is the best part is worth seeing.
The genuine huge pot still which has been ever used is displayed. The production of whiskey is felt familiar.
There is the factory shop “IN THE BARREL” in the second floor. The sale of the original goods and whiskey is carried out there, too.A stylish glass, a souvenir set, chocolate and snacks suitable for whiskey, etc. are attractive.
In the distillation place, the guided tour is carried out, too. You can see it in turn from the fermentation room in the factory. The highlight of the tour is a distillation building with the pot still. It is the place that can be called the core of the distillery. Because the passage is established next to the pot still, so various forms of them can be seen close at hand.
This is the storeroom. It is said that the live events etc. are sometimes held here. To listen to music surrounded by a lot of barrels of whiskey, it is an elegant atmosphere, don’t you think so?
|Name:||SUNTORY Yamazaki Distillery|
|Address:||Yamazaki 5-2-1 Mishimagun Shimamotocho, Osaka 618-0001 Japan|
|Access:||JR Tokaido-honsen Line “Yamazaki-eki Station” (10 minutes walk)|
* some facilities charged