Ozawa Shuzo offers free daily tours of the brewery in mountain side of Tokyo prefecture.
At the start of each tour there is a talk on the different types of sake, how they are made, their different qualities and a tasting of the sake at the end of the tour. Visitors can also see the spring water pouring through 140-meter-deep holes dug into the Chichibu rock formation.
Their brand Sawanoi has been loved by West Tokyo locals for more than 300 years.
Name: Sawanoi Brewery Tour
Address: 2-770 Sawai, Ome‐City, Tokyo
Language: Japanese only
JR Oume Line Sawai Sta. (About 1 to 1.5 hours from central of Tokyo by train)
Tour Time: 45min, 4 times a day
*You need to arrange Japanese-English interpreter
*Please check schedule and make a reservation for tour in advance