Japanese Tea Foundation Course


Have you been interested in Japanese tea and would like to learn more about it? The Japanese Tea Foundation Course may be just what you are looking for!

Held in various locations around the world and provided in local languages the tea course aims to help you sharpen your tea knowledge and gain practical skills with Japanese tea.

The tea course covers a wide variety of topics including  Japanese tea history, tea production, different tea kinds and brewing methods. You will also be able to learn how to prepare several Japanese teas, such as Matcha, Gyokuro, Sencha, Hojicha, etc.; and understand how to store them properly.

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!


Course Topics

  • Japanese Tea History
  • Japanese Tea Farming and Processing
  • Japanese Tea Kinds:
    • Gyokuro
    • Sencha
    • Matcha
    • Hojicha
    • Genmaicha
  • Tea Components and Health Benefits
  • Japanese Tea Brewing and Tasting
  • Japanese Tea Storing



Course Duration & Dates

The course takes 8 hours and depending on location may be held over 1 or 2 days. For available dates please check each location.


Group Size

To ensure personable learning and attentive delivery of the tea course is normally available up to 10 people.


Course Language

The courses are held in English or the local language of each location. For details please check each location.



Course Fee and Cancellation Policy

To see the course fee in the relevant currency, please check the course locations. The fee covers course content and study materials. Participants will also be provided a certificate upon a successful completion of the course.


Course Location

We aim to offer Japanese Tea Foundation Courses in every major city. Currently tea courses are available in the locations below and online. To book your place, please visit the location page.



Language: English


Brussels, Belgium

Montreal and Vancouver, Canada

Padova, Italy

The Tea Circle Thés Guru and Teakan La Finestra Sul Te
Language: English, French, Dutch Language: English, French Language: English, Italian


Kyoto, Japan

Vilnius, Lithuania

Seoul, South Korea

 GJTea Japoniška Žalia Hyunhee Chang
Language: English Language: English, Lithuanian Language: English, Korean

Dubai, UAE



Language: English    


If you have any questions please contact us at info@gjtea.org