Japanese Tea Foundation Course

Have you had a strong interest in tea and would like to learn more about Japanese tea? The Japanese Tea Foundation Course may be just what you are looking for!

Held in various locations around the world and provided in local languages the course aims to help you sharpen your tea knowledge and gain practical skills with Japanese tea.

A one-day course covers a wide variety of topics form Japanese tea history and culture, to tea production and different tea kinds in Japan. You will also be able to learn how to prepare several Japanese teas, such as Gyokuro, Matcha, Hojicha etc.; and understand how to properly store them.

Participation in this course will help you to build a solid foundation on Japanese tea, that will bring more confidence when engaging with tea in various ways. Together let’s take your tea passion to the next level!


Course Content

  • Japanese Tea History
  • Japanese Tea Culture
  • Japanese Tea Production
  • Japanese Tea Kinds
  • Tea components and Health Benefits
  • Japanese Tea Brewing:
    • Gyokuro
    • Matcha
    • Hojicha
  • Japanese Tea Storing



Course Duration & Dates

Course takes 1 day and is held between 10am-5pm (including a lunch break). For available dates please check each location.


Group Size

To ensure personable learning and attentive delivery of the course is normally available up to 10 people.


Course Language

Courses are held in English or the local language of each location. For details please check each location.

Course Fee

The cost of the course is displayed on each course page . The fee covers course content and study materials. Participants will also be provided a certificate upon a successful completion of the course.


Cancellation Policy

  • More than 2 weeks prior to the course start date: 100% refund
  • Less than 2 weeks but more than 1 weeks prior to the course start date: 50% refund
  • Less than 1 week prior to the course start date: no refund


Course Location

We aim to offer Japanese Tea Foundation Courses in every major city. Currently course are available in the locations below. To book your place, please visit the location page.

Japan, Kyoto

Belgium, Ghent

Spain, Madrid

February 2020 October 2019 October 2019
Language: English Language: English Language: Spanish


If you have any questions please contact us at info@gjtea.org