Professional's Guide to Japanese Tea
Okayama Prefecture's Treasured Bancha - Mimasaka Bancha Crafting
Kiroku Tea Garden: Women Owned Tea Farm
Birthplace of Japanese Green Tea - Ujitawara
How Uji Tea Farmers Dance Gracefully with Climate Change
Does the Best Gyokuro Come from Yame?
Magnificent scenery with mountainous valleys and open plains Centuries of tradition and rich cultural heritage A welcoming rural community Award-winning gyokuro... If the above descriptions resonate with you, Yame may just be the tea haven for you! And today on the fall equinox, we will be touching on Yame as one of the major tea producing regions in Japan but also to share with you what makes their gyokuro shine.
Kumamoto-cha & Miyazaki-cha
History Notes Along with Your Cup of Ureshino Tea
A Taste of Kagoshima Tea
Kagoshima is the 2nd largest tea producing prefecture in Japan, after Shizuoka. It is only recently however that Kagoshima has obtained recognition for producing high-end tea. For several decades, Kagoshima had an image of producing economically accessible but less than premium tea. That being said, even some Japanese may not be aware that Kagoshima now produces award wining tea and has the highest productivity per area in all of Japan.