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Announcement from Yamazaki Distillery

[Temporary Closing]
On April 18th, 2017, our distillery will be closed due to the maintenance of plant equipments.Thank you for your understanding.
[Reservation is required for entrance]
From January 2016, reservation will also be required for the visitors of the Yamazaki Whisky Museum viewing.
If you do not have a reservation, you may not be able to enter when the distillery is full. Please make a reservation prior to visiting.
[Infomation about private parking place]
There is no parking place except for motor coaches and customers with disabilities.
Please use public transportation when you visit.
It is strictly prohibited to park at neighborhood facilities without permission.

Yamazaki Distillery Tour(Paid, 1,000yen)

  • Reservations required
  • Paid
  • Includes Tasting
  • 20 or over

In the beginning we introduce the craftsmen's dedication to producing a variety of distinctive whiskies at the Yamazaki Distillery, then later you can taste the unblended whisky (not for sale) that makes up Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky. This tour truly allows you to fully enjoy the whisky.

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THE STORY OF YAMAZAKI(Paid, 2,000yen)

  • Reservations required
  • Paid
  • Includes Tasting
  • 20 or over

In addition to anecdotes about the making of "YAMAZAKI", learn about the craftsmen's dedication and skills for producing malt whisky at the Yamazaki Distillery through a special movie and tasting. Enjoy the world of the Yamazaki brand.

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Yamazaki Whisky Museum viewing (no viewing of production process/Free)

  • Reservations required
  • Free

Feel free to enjoy the yamazaki whisky museum, shop, and the tasting counter(Paid).

  • * Reservation is unnecessary if you have already applied for a tour.

There is no viewing of production process.

  • ・Yamazaki Whisky Museum
  • ・Yamazaki Distillery Gift Shop
  • ・Tasting counter(Paid)  *last order 16:30

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Requests for visitors

  • * Driving while intoxicated and the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors are prohibited by law. Soft drinks will be provided to visitors driving cars, motorcycles, and bicycles as well as to motorcycle passengers and minors.
  • * Please follow our instructions inside the facility to ensure your safety as well as product cleanliness and quality. Pets are not permitted inside the distillery property.
  • * Service animals, however, are allowed, with the exception of some manufacturing areas.
  • * To ensure the cleanliness of the food products manufactured at the facility, please refrain from bringing outside food and drink into the distillery.
  • * Unaccompanied minors are not permitted inside the facility.
  • * Tour program may be suspended due to natural disasters and bad weather such as typhoons and snow fall. Please confirm via telephone or our website before coming.

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Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Dedication to Quality

Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Dedication to Quality
Dedication to Quality

Click here to learn more about how skilled craftsmen create world-class whiskies at Yamazaki Distillery, which produces a variety of distinctive single malt whiskies.

Major awards
Major awards

Suntory Whisky has received awards at numerous international liquor competitions.

For reservations/inquiries, please contact the Yamazaki Distillery Information Desk

Phone:+81-75-962-1423* Please make sure to dial the correct number.

Operating hours:9:30 am to 5:00 pm(except plant shutdowns)
Closed:Over the New Year’s holiday and during plant shutdowns
(some of which are not scheduled in advance)