Your Cart

Japan. 2018 Uji

by Mike Harney May 14, 2018 1 min read

Japan. 2018  Uji

Sometimes I am lucky. 16 years ago, I was very lucky to stumble across Tsuyoshi Sugimoto. He runs one of the best tea companies in the best tea town in Japan. We stopped by his factory and tasted the semi processed tea : Aracha from this year.  In China we were a bit too late, but in Japan we were right on time to see the tea season in action.  

We chose two teas to make the Matsuda’s blend.  Lovely ones and it turns out they were made at the same time as our Ichiban from Kakegawa. It is unusual that Uji peaks at the same time as Kakegawa. 

Mike Harney
Mike Harney


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in News

Let's Make Matcha Popcorn
Let's Make Matcha Popcorn

by Emeric Harney June 23, 2022 2 min read

For your next movie night, pop up some Matcha Popcorn. Find the recipe on our blog.
Read More
Coconut Butterfly Pea Bubble Tea Cocktail
Coconut Butterfly Pea Bubble Tea Cocktail

by Emeric Harney June 21, 2022 2 min read

Perfect summertime cocktail with butterfly pea flower tea, coconut rum and boba pearls.
Read More
Teafluencer: Sheela Prakash
Teafluencer: Sheela Prakash

by Emeric Harney June 16, 2022 10 min read

Our June Teafluencer is Sheela Prakash, an impressive and talented food and wine expert who enjoys a good cuppa tea while cooking up her next project!
Read More