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Professional's Guide to Japanese Tea

  • How matcha is made - Yunomi.life

    How matcha is made

    This is a quick primer on matcha production. We learned all of this because we work with both tea farms and tea factories. Matcha from small-scale family tea farms / factories...

  • How to judge the quality of green tea - Yunomi.life

    How to judge the quality of green tea

    By Ricardo Caicedo of MyJapaneseGreenTea.com (edited by Ian Chun) You don't have to be an expert tea taster to tell if a Japanese green tea is of good quality or not....

  • Factors that determine the quality and type of Japanese tea

    Cultivation Shading Cultivars COMING SOONTerrain Region Weather Fertilization Pests Processing COMING SOONHarvest season Oxidization Steaming Rolling Weather (humidity) Post processing COMING SOONRefinement Blending Green roasting Roasting Grinding Storage Steeping

  • What are cultivars? - Yunomi.life

    What are cultivars?

    Factors that determine the quality and type of Japanese tea > Cultivation > Cultivars Cultivar - A cultivar is a “cultivated variety”. When specific characteristics are recognized in a plant,...

  • Japanese tea terminology - harvests

    Spring Hachijyuhachiya 八十八夜 - Literally the "88th night" after the start of spring in the lunar calendar. This is traditionally when the tea harvesting season begins (ceremonially since of course...

  • Japanese Tea Nutrition Chart - Yunomi.life

    Japanese Tea Nutrition Chart

    Please note that these standard values will vary from product to product depending on the harvest season, processing method, steeping method, etc. and are to be used only as a...