Tokyo Tea Tasting: 12 Types of Matcha, Sencha, & Gyokuro

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1.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 5 guests
Language
English
Take a plunge into the flavors, fragrances, & stories that shape the essence of Japanese tea! Uncover the distinct taste of sencha, matcha, & gyokuro by trying 12 types in this Tokyo tea-tasting.
Highlights
Uncover the distinct flavors of sencha, matcha, and gyokuro by trying 12 types of tea
Try both famous and lesser-known teas
Learn about the history and regions of each tea from a certified Japanese Tea Advisor
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Take a deep dive into the realm of Japanese tea and explore lesser-known varieties hailing from over 50 tea-producing regions across Japan! Join a certified Japanese Tea Advisor to discover the intricacies of tea, learn how flavors differ according to region, and try 12 different types of tea from the three major categories: Sencha green tea, matcha green tea powder, and gyokuro green tea. Join your guide for an immersive 90-minute experience that goes beyond a simple sip. Led by a tea expert with over a decade of experience, you'll be introduced to a symphony of flavors, each with its own captivating story and historical backdrop. As the founder of a tea brand, your guide formed his love of tea as a child and is now a certified Japanese Tea Advisor who has toured many tea factories and farms around Japan. Tea-making will come alive as you witness these exquisite leaves being brewed to perfection. From the earthy allure of gyokuro to the vibrant essence of matcha and the comforting embrace of sencha, savor the rich tapestry of Japanese tea culture. Explore the essence of Japanese tea through an enticing assortment of 12 different types. You’ll relax in a stylish and minimalist downtown Tokyo apartment, where you’ll embark on your tea-tasting tour. Your guide will break it into three main categories, revealing the nuanced spectrum of Japanese tea styles. This is an immersive plunge into the world of flavors, fragrances, and stories that shape the essence of Japanese tea. Whether you want to learn about the various types of Japanese tea or the intricacies of preparing it, this experience will shape how you taste tea going forward!
Inclusions
12 types of high-quality Japanese tea
Japanese confectionery
Professional guide
Tea-tasting pamphlet
Exclusions
Transportation to/from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
2-28-3-202, Morishita, Kotoku, Tokyo, 135-0004
Remarks
Please note this is a tea tasting experience, not a tea ceremony
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: April 22, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals