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Stateside Steeps | Adagio Masters – Lu An Gua Pian | Review

Hey Teacups! I'm back today with a Stateside Steeps post and this time around around I'm going to be reviewing Master Tea's - Lu An Gua Pain (Green Tea). I've had nothing but fantastic experiences with Masters Teas so far and I always get so excited when the time comes for me to do another… Continue reading Stateside Steeps | Adagio Masters – Lu An Gua Pian | Review

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 9 | Nara

Can you believe that we are already at Day 9 of the Japanese tea marathon! I feel like it's all flying by so fast but I'm enjoying every single moment of it and I really have been able to learn so much. I'll definitely be sad when it's time for the marathon to finish but… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 9 | Nara

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 6 | Nagasaki

Located on the west side of Kyushu island, Nagasaki itself has the largest number of islands in Japan. For a long time Nagasaki was known as the gateway to Japan, with it's geographical location making it one of the main ports for trading with Asia and Europe. During the isolation period of Japan - ‘sakoku’… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 6 | Nagasaki

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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