ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Sake Secrets from Japan's Oldest Brewery

豊島区, JapanPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Ryuta

  1. 60 mins
  2. Hosted in Japanese and English
Fun for couples
Something to try together.
Excellent value
Guests say it's well worth the price.

What you'll do

Welcome to the Best rated Drink Online Experience in Airbnb!!!
On this Online Sake experience, we will learn how to drink SAKE like pro.

If you would like to have a private session for special occasions (Birthday, family get together, or company events, I do quite bit of company events haha) please let me know! I can arrange something special!

First, we kanpai, Japanese cheers, with sake!!

I usually recommend to have Junmai DaiGinjo, Junmai Ginjo, and/or Junmai sake, so please try to have them ready for the experience!
If you have all three of those kinds, then we can really get our sake tasting on!

Here is basic recommendation which seems like a lot of people has access to!

Dassai 45 for Junmai DaiGinjo
Wondering Port for Junmai Ginjo
Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Junmai for Junmai

If you want to go above and beyond, then please try to have Sparkling Sake, Cloudy Sake as well :)

If you do not have an access to sake, you could join with the alcohol of your choice!

Then we start with just a sneak peak of 300 years old Sake brewery that I work in. Along that, I'll be explaining the general information of Sake as well as the different types.

After we have good knowledge of Sake, we'll learn how to drink sake like a pro by touching into Sake tasting and proper Sake etiquette in Japan.
By the time you're done, you'll know so much about sake that Japanese people you meet will be totally amazed.

Also when it's safe again, please come to visit me in Japan with the below experience!
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You have to be old enough to drink legally to join this experience.

In addition, this Experience is great for group activities and team-buildings.
Book a private experience for your group.
Is your group larger than my listed max group size for private groups?
Send me a message!!!
Other things to note
You can also join on a smartphone, but if possible, we recommend joining on a PC!
It's easier for you to see our faces
Welcome to the Best rated Drink Online Experience in Airbnb!!!
On this Online Sake experience, we will learn how to drink SAKE like pro.

If you would like to have a private session for special occasions (Birthday, family get together, or company events, I do quite bit of company events haha) please let me know! I can arrange something special!

First, we kanpai, Japanese cheers, with sake!!

I usually recommend…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Ryuta can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at $114.

What to bring

  • Sake(Junmai Daiginjo, Junmai Ginjo, and/or Jumnai sake)
  • any of below cheese: cream cheese, Camembert cheese, blue cheese. If you are allergic to daily , then you can have some salty snack!
  • Vanilla Ice Cream (I promise you will be surprised)

Meet your Host, Ryuta

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 602 Reviews
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Hello! My name is Ryuta, but you can call me Wasabi!

I am a self-claimed sake sommelier and fanatic who has been partnering with the oldest and biggest sake brewery in Tokyo.
I have been doing tours and sake tasting with this 300 year old brewery for more than 5 years. I was taught by the one and only master sake maker and also the 23rd generation owner of this great sake brewery. I am extremely passionate about telling everyone about the wonderful and crazy world of sake.

I will be able to tell you not only the tradition and history of sake but also how to find a sake you will love.
Hello! My name is Ryuta, but you can call me Wasabi!

I am a self-claimed sake sommelier and fanatic who has been partnering with the oldest and biggest sake brewery in Tokyo.
I have been doing tours and sake tasting with this 300 year old brewery for more than 5 years. I was taught by the one and only master sake maker and also the 23rd generation owner of this great sake brewery. I am extremely passionate about telling everyone about the wonderful and crazy world of sake…
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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 602 reviews.

Alexandra
October 2021
My Partner and I did the Sake Secrets experience from Australia and it was awesome! We had so much fun and learnt so much. Ryuta (AKA Wasabi) was so friendly and knowledgeable. He really engaged us in the experience by asking questions and personalising explanations. I’d really recommend it, and really hope we can visit the brewery in person one day! ありがとうございました!
Takashi
September 2021
非常に素晴らしいセッションでした。友人たちにも勧めたいです。
Kiyomitsu
September 2021
身近な日本酒なのに何も知らなかったんだなあと思いました。今度、友人に蘊蓄が語れます
Koji
September 2021
日本酒とワインを比較しながらとても分かりやすく日本酒のことを教えていただけました。 トークのテンポや、セッションの雰囲気もとても良く、楽しく参加できました。
Kylie
July 2021
Informational and engaging! Wasabi is funny and knowledgeable. We felt his hospitality through the screen and was warmly welcomed to visit him in Tokyo whenever we can.
Jessica
July 2021
If you are thinking about booking Ryuta for your experience JUST DO IT!! He made the event fun, interactive, educational without being stuffy, and was so wonderful to work with! I could not recommend him more and look forward to booking him for future events.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.