Matcha (抹茶)

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Matcha (抹茶) is one of the most traditional teas in Japan and it has even evolved into a way of life. For the past few years we have seen matcha booming all around the world. The catchy bright green colour, the different ways it can be used, the so much mentioned health benefits, its very […]

Sencha (煎茶)

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In our previous articles on Japanese tea kinds, we often talked about seasonal types of tea and even teas that are considered more rare in Japan. This time we are going to write about quite the opposite: the most common and widespread tea produced (and still consumed) in Japan – sencha! Let’s see more in […]

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 […]

Nomad Tea Festival

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During the past weekend of 24th and 25th of October, Nomad Tea Festival Europe was celebrated online. At the festival, participants could virtually visit different tea vendors, chat with them, see their teas or listening to their presentations. Among the exhibitors, 3 of them specialise exclusively on Japanese teas:  Yunomi, Sono Organic and The Japanese […]