Types of tea

Gyokuro

Gyokuro is clearly a luxury high-end Japanese green tea. A real gyokuro (ie a gyokuro which is not a blend of gyokuro and kabuse-cha) is expensive. This tea is divine, well prepared, it is very strong and mellow, because extremely… Read More ›

Tamaryoku-cha

This term officially includes two types of Japanese green tea, kama-iri sei tamaryoku-cha 釜 炒 り 製 玉 緑茶 (commonly called kama-iri cha) and mushi-sei tamaryoku-cha 蒸 し 製 玉 緑茶, but when speaks of ‘tamaryoku-cha’ we refer to the… Read More ›

Sencha

Begin with Sencha an enumeration of the many types of Japanese teas  is nothing original, but it is the most logical thing when you know that it represents nearly 70% of Japanese tea production. It is on this that I… Read More ›