Join our community of Japanese tea lovers!

The idea behind the membership program is to grow a community of Japanese tea lovers, where we can connect and interact with each other, regardless of distance. By connecting with each other from different parts of the globe our members are able to learn, create and grow together in the tea world. Access newest information, connect with like-minded people and find rare, little -known tea opportunities.

Depending on your interests, there are 3 membership levels: Tea Buddy, Tea Fellow and Tea Catalyst.

  Tea Buddy Tea Fellow Tea Catalyst
Monthly Fee Free ¥ 850 ¥ 1500 (involves screening)
Access to the Website Information
Access to the Newsletter
Membership Credentials  
Permission to Use GJTea Logo  
Access to Registered Members Directory  
Access to Tea Works and Experience Opportunities  
Discount for Tea Events & Trainings  
Possibility to Represent GJTea    
Access to Support Services    

At all three levels, starting with the Tea Buddy, you will have access to up-to-date Japanese tea information on the website and through newsletters. You will also be able to participate in Japanese tea events and trainings around the world.

By becoming a Tea Fellow you will have access to the members directory as well as tea work and experience opportunities; and will be able to use our association’s logo for your activities and projects. Tea Fellows can also enjoy a discount for our tea events and trainings, such as:

In addition to all the Tea Fellow benefits, Tea Catalysts also have a possibility to hold tea events and trainings on behalf of the association and enjoy further support services. (Application and screening are necessary to be able to join the membership program at the Tea Catalyst level.)

The funds gathered through the membership program are used for tea education and outreach activities. They help us hold tea courses in Japan and abroad. Thanks to the membership program we are also able to organize international tours around the world and introduce Japanese tea in many different countries.

Join us today, and let’s develop Japanese tea world together! Register HERE.