Tea tasting: 2022 Shincha – Nakaisamurai Meicha First Flush Organic Green (Nakaya Nouen)

I have been really slack in updating this blog. Too many things happening in real life, well, mostly work. Now that the pandemic has been declared endemic in my country, most things have resumed to pre-Covid days, including large-scale events that I have to attend. It's like, I had content materials but then as time … Continue reading Tea tasting: 2022 Shincha – Nakaisamurai Meicha First Flush Organic Green (Nakaya Nouen)

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Tea tasting: 2022 Shincha – Onocha (Yamaguchi Chagyou)

This is the first time I tasted tea from Yamaguchi prefecture, located at the far western part of Honshu, next to Hiroshima. Teas from here, specifically from Ube City and its surroundings, are known as Onocha. Ono region is gently hilly, with strong red soil. The tea plantations here have been in existence since the … Continue reading Tea tasting: 2022 Shincha – Onocha (Yamaguchi Chagyou)