Geisha Performance in Niigata

In Niigata, Geigi is the correct name for Geisha. Sake Brewery Tours to Niigata welcome dinner on Feb. 17 gives you a taste of the old elite society of Niigata with exquisite local cuisine, sake, and Geisha dance performance. Take a peek at the Geigi performance in the old quarter of Niigata. Music of this video is pretty loud. So, don’t be startled when you start to play.

Meet Miyao-san, the rice farmer

On the 2nd day of our Niigata Tour (Feb 17 – 21, 2014), Miyao-san will be guiding us through the beautiful Fukushima-gata slough where he grows sake rice in the summer. During the snow season, the vast plains become home for migrating swans. Meet Miyao-san in the video! He and his family believe in sustainable organic farming. Also, the French and sake dinner pairing at historic Imayo Tsukasa brewery gives you an idea what our evening will be like on the 2nd day.