Japanese tea is a fascinating world with many different tea kinds and producing regions. This provides a lot of space for both personal and professional exploration. While there is a lot of information about tea online, it is often confusing and sometimes even contradictive. Our tea courses offer a detailed and clear explanation on a variety of topics from tea history and culture, to tea production, various tea kinds and the best ways to prepare them.
In addition to that, we believe that the best way is learning by doing, so all of our courses include a range of practical exercises. Therefore, joining our tea courses will not only help you deepen your understanding of Japanese tea, but also gain practical experience with it, that will prove helpful for your current and future tea projects.
The Foundation Course covers a wide variety of topics from Japanese tea history and tea production to different tea kinds in Japan and their components. 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 tea course will help you 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!
*Foundation Courses are offered in person and online.
The Intermediate Course explores many topics including Japanese tea industry, tea regions as well as variations in Japanese tea production. You will also be able to get a better understanding of Japanese tea culture as well as professionally taste and evaluate several lesser known Japanese teas such as Kabusecha, Tamaryokucha, Wakoucha and much more.
Participation in this course will help you to expand your knowledge and understanding of Japanese tea that will come useful in current or future tea projects. Let’s explore the wider world of Japanese tea together!
*Intermediate Courses are offered in person and online.
The Master Course will go deeper on the topics of the Foundation and Intermediate Courses and will provide a great amount of practical hands-on experience. By attending the course you will be able to harvest and process your own tea as well as attend various tea ceremonies. You will also have a chance to meet several tea producers as well as visit tea auctions and tea research centers.
The course will give you access to valuable insider’s information, otherwise inaccessible experiences, and course material that will be useful for the rest of your career.
*Master Courses are held in Kyoto, Japan.