Our green tea is growing soundly and getting ready for the harvest. We are very excited to bring you the fresh green tea very soon.

April 5, 2011
Due to the cold spring weather in Shizuoka, green tea buds were still not showing and the harvest was expected to be later than usual.
The winter foliage of the Japanese green tea plants, Camellia sinensis, is a dark green before the first flush of the year


April 16, 2011

Buds have finally started showing. The tea field was gradually turning into vivid green.
Finally the first flush of the year arrives for these Japanese green tea fields in Shizuoka Japan and you can see the fields turn from dark green winter foliage to vibrant green spring flush

April 24, 2011
The tea field is covered with gorgeous young leaves, and the harvest date is set to be April 27.
Finally the first flush of the year arrives for these Japanese green tea fields in Shizuoka Japan and you can see the fields turn from dark green winter foliage to vibrant green spring flush

Finally the first flush of the year arrives for these Japanese green tea fields in Shizuoka Japan and you can see the fields turn from dark green winter foliage to vibrant green spring flush

Finally the first flush of the year arrives for these Japanese green tea fields in Shizuoka Japan and you can see the fields turn from dark green winter foliage to vibrant green spring flush

A section of the tea field is reserved for Temomi Shincha (hand-kneading green tea) and takes extra care.
On the harvest day of April 27, the traditional Temomi Shincha making will be performed to make the freshest green tea just for those who have pre-ordered this special tea.
If you have pre-ordered Temomi Shincha, please expect it to be delivered to you during the second week of May.

A special tea field has been reserved for the production of Temomi Shincha that is carefully protected as the first flush comes through

Bonus pic 🙂
Tea Maestro’s grand-daughter loves to play in the tea field.The 4th generation of the Sugimoto Tea family stands in front of the tea field she loves to play in

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