Tea tasting: Hand-rolled green tea

This is just a short post (and photo dump) for a delicious hand-rolled tea I received as a gift last week. In Japan, there are farmers who produce hand-rolled tea, usually in small amounts and sold at premium pricing. Also, as I have previously posted, some even offer the hands-on experience to visitors, at a … Continue reading Tea tasting: Hand-rolled green tea


Tea tasting: Sunrouge Kamairicha (Moriuchi Tea Farm)

Getting reacquainted with the Sunrouge cultivar, which I first tasted during a trip to Shizuoka in 2018. Also bought a sencha made from this unique cultivar that year. This cultivar is a cross between Camellia Sinensis and Camellia Taliensis, which produced tea leaves with a reddish purple hue. It is rich in anthocyanins, the antioxidant … Continue reading Tea tasting: Sunrouge Kamairicha (Moriuchi Tea Farm)