Victoria Tea Fest Revival 2020

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Organised by The International Tea Appreciation Society, on 23d and 24th of November the Victoria Tea Fest Revival 2020 took place online! An extended Tea Symposium program was streamed live for 24 hours (!!!), with many different guests from around the world. Many of the talks caught our attention, but among them of course we […]

Ice Brew Tea – Kōridashi 氷出し

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During the hot summer months in Japan it is common to drink cold brew tea. In an earlier article we spoke about “mizudashi“, that is the cold brew of tea. This time, we would like to talk about another incredibly refreshing way of having tea in the hot weather – kōridashi 氷出し! Why do we […]

Nagasaki Ikedoki Tea – a bright new project on the Japanese tea scene

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Nagasaki Ikedoki Tea is a new tea project, aiming to inspire tea lovers and travellers who want to gain a better understanding about how tea is grown and processed in Japan. The opportunity to visit tea fields, a tea factory and taste different local teas in Japan is still quite limited for English speakers as […]

Books on Japanese tea

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As we keep on saying, there is not much information on Japanese tea that can be found outside Japan and in other languages than Japanese. That is why, during 2019, we have been super happy to see the outcome of two new books about Japanese tea in English! As the newest one was published just […]