Happy New Year! Yes, it’s Tea Ceremony New Year. Each year in November we celebrate Tea Ceremony New Year. And what does that entail? That means that we are shifting from the summer service to the winter service. Learn all about the significance of the tea ceremony New Year in this blog post.
While Japanese green tea and matcha are rapidly gaining in popularity, the information available about the product in English is still scarce.
As a long term resident in Japan, certified tea ceremony instructor and Japanese tea sommelier with specialisation in organic and artisan teas, I have produced a book that will fill this gap.
While there is a good variety of organically well-produced delicious green, oolong and black teas out there, it doesn’t cease to surprise me how very few actually delicious organic matcha teas are available on the market. The majority is what I would call no more than simply pulverised green tea as its taste is plain …