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Trip to the Japanese Greens

Trip to the Japanese Greens it was astounding to watch and be among the beautifully tailored plantations in the Wazuka region, south of Kyoto, where some of the best Japanese Sencha and Matcha come from. The farms are still small and family owned, and they choose to keep it that way, in order to maintain the exclusive high quality of their boutique level teas. I had the privilege of meeting and chatting with the farmers and watched how they harvested the teas with their hand held machines, that ensured only the youngest leaves are picked and blown into a collection bag without damaging the leaves.

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