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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 8 | Kyoto

Kyoto is known as the cultural capital of Japan. It was the actual capital of the country for more than 1000 years (between 794 - 1868)! When the capital of Japan was moved to Tokyo, a lot of significant culture still remained in Kyoto. Even today, Kyoto is home to over 2,000 temples and shrines.… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 8 | Kyoto

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 5 | Saga

Located on the west side of Kyushu island, Saga is known as the birthplace of Japanese ceramics, especially Japanese porcelain. To this day, there are several areas that make Japanese porcelain including Arita, Imari and Karatsu. Saga prefecture is the smallest in Kyushu island, but it has an active agriculture. Some wheat, barley and rice… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 5 | Saga

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 4 | Fukuoka

Day Four of The Global Japanese Tea Association's - Japanese Tea Marathon has arrived and today we are learning about the tea region of Fukuoka. Just like in all of my previous posts from the marathon I'll talk a little about the area, tea within the area, it's history and also what we learned from… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 4 | Fukuoka

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 1 | Kagoshima

Japanese tea is facing many challenges; younger people are moving to coffee, consumption is going down, tea is changing shape and being consumed mostly from bottles rather than being prepared in the traditional way with teaware like the Kyusu. Tea production has fallen 30% in the last 15 years - younger people don't want to… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 1 | Kagoshima

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Matcha Monday Masterclasses | An Interview With Ian Chun of Yunomi Tea

Well, quite a bit of time has passed since I last posted, I definitely wasn't expecting that to happen but a mixture of managing a chronic illness and moving house meant I just did not have the time to write posts, do tasting session or take pictures. We have now moved house though and I… Continue reading Matcha Monday Masterclasses | An Interview With Ian Chun of Yunomi Tea