Japanese green tea and its types
The term Japanese green tea is one big generalization. The Japanese drink it practically all the time – with meals, at meetings, to cool off in summer and to warm up in winter. There are many different kinds. What matters is not only the type of tea plant itself, but the region it comes from, the way it is grown, the drying method and finally the way it is brewed and served.
We can distinguish between teas that are drunk on a daily basis and more expensive varieties that are served on special occasions. Exquisite Japanese green tea is a common gift in the Land of the Cherry Blossom. Everyone has surely heard of the tea ceremony, which has been elevated to the status of a national art. The culture and history of green tea in Japan is a vast knowledge, of which only fragments reach us. One should try original Japanese green tea and savor its unique taste.