GJTea Pioneer Members: Sara Cherchi

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Sara began to approach the World of Tea while she was getting her degree in Japanese Language and Culture at Rome University. She spent a few years living in Osaka to improve her language skills and to deepen the knowledge about Japanese Tea. Meanwhile she became very passionate about Japanese Pottery for Tea, and after […]

Tea Seasons in Japan

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Many countries in the world are able to produce tea all year round, In Japan the main tea production takes place between March and November. Winter months of December to February, hence are the resting time for tea. But how many times tea can be harvested in Japan? The answer actually depends on the region […]

Tencha – the Hidden Treasure

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Many of us are happy Matcha drinkers. But does everyone know how it comes about? Tencha holds the secret. What exactly is Tencha, you may ask. To put it simply, Tencha is the processed tea leaves, intended to become the precious green powder – Matcha. This meaning can be seen directly in the Japanese characters […]