Noli never really "got into" tea; it just grew on him. While living in Japan, he became accustomed to the standard daily teas (sencha, genmaicha, mugicha, etc.) as well as the traditional tea of Japanese tea ceremony (matcha). Daily habit grew into interest which grew into passion. Now, he is one of the few outside of Japan certified as a Japanese Tea Advisor by the Japanese Tea Instructor Association.
Japanese Tea Varieties
Explore the main varieties of tea in Japan, with background on how they are produced. Those who partake in this event will have some familiarity with what happens to tea after harvesting and how that presents in the dry leaves and in your cup. We’ll taste four loose leaf varieties then matcha.