The Miyazaki Sabou Tea Garden, operated by the Miyazaki family, specializes in a variety of single cultivar teas which they process into pan-fired green tea or kamairicha, oolong tea, and black tea. They have been farming without pesticides since 1983.
This tea is a selection from their individual lots blended by Miyazaki-san to create a Premium Kamairicha.
- Ingredients: Green tea
- Cultivar: Blended by the farmer using Yabukita, Sakimidori and Saemidori cultivars
- Harvest: Spring
- Region: Gokase Village, Miyazaki Prefecture
Tea: 5 grams. Time: 60 sec. Water: 70C/158F, 200 ml.
An Award Winning Farm
Among the many awards that the family has won for their tea, the single greatest honor was the Emperor’s Cup award in 2002. The Emperor’s cup is give once a year to seven winners chosen from among the 400-500 winners of the previous year’s Minister’s Awards in the various fields of agriculture in Japan. To win, a tea farmer not only needs to be top in his own field of tea, but must compete with farms as well as agricultural producers in other fields.
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