Miyagikyo distillery

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Region: Japan
LocationNikka 1, Aoba-ku, Sendai city, Miyagi Prefecture, 989-3433
Coordinates38°18′29″N 140°39′02″E / 38.30806°N 140.65056°E / 38.30806; 140.65056Coordinates: 38°18′29″N 140°39′02″E / 38.30806°N 140.65056°E / 38.30806; 140.65056
OwnerNikka Whisky Distilling
Founded1969 (1969)
No. of stills8 pot stills
WebsiteNikka Whisky Distilling

Miyagikyo distillery (Japanese: 宮城峡蒸溜所, Hepburn: Miyagikyō jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is located near Sendai (仙台市, Sendai-shi), the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Tōhoku region, Japan.[1]

The distillery is owned by Nikka Whisky Distilling, and was opened in 1969. Originally known as "Sendai distillery", it was the second to be established by Nikka Whisky, after the company’s Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Miyagikyo Distillery". WHISKY Magazine Japan. WHISKY Magazine Japan. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2014. External link in |work= (help)


  • Buxton, Ian (2012). 101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die. Edinburgh: Hachette Scotland. pp. 70–71. ISBN 9780755363193.

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This article is based upon a translation of the French language version as at May 2014.