SHIZUOKA | 800 YEARS OF TEA HISTORY
A short preview to the Camellia sinensis fields, natural heritage & tea producers in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. Our sincere gratitude to: Tanimoto san, Tanaka san and Shizuoka Tea farmers, producers, masters and associations for their support in making this project possible and the warm hospitality.
YAMA NO IBUKI
Yama no Ibuki | Farmers` interview -Uchimaki, Shizuoka | Feb.2018
“Yama no Ibuki" means “Mountain breath", life and vitality are the essence of this cultivation.
This Sencha is grown in Uchimaki, Hon-Yama district; the characteristic of this tea is less bitterness, and a palate astringent and sweet.
Only these small tea factories can process unique tea for connoisseur.
HISTORY OF TEA IN JAPAN | INTERVIEW WITH KOTARO TANIMOTO
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, Shikoku | February 2018