Premium Japanese Tea Tasting Workshop (Near Tokyo Tower)

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Premium Japanese Tea Tasting Workshop (Near Tokyo Tower)
Duration

Durations: 1 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Try five of Japan's finest teas, including "gyokuro", the ultra-elegant, shade-grown leaf, and learn all about the history and culture of Japanese tea from an accredited tea expert.

From £ 40.54 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

     Ignite a passion for Japanese green tea at this unique tea session near Tokyo Tower! 

    Green tea may now be popular all over the world, but it is still not widely known that there are many different teas of Japanese origin, all unique in appearance, odor and flavor. In this program, try five of these authentic teas, including "gyokuro", the ultra-elegant, shade-grown leaf, and learn all about the history and culture of Japanese tea from an accredited tea expert. 

    We also pair each tea with a traditional "wagashi" treat for you to enjoy as a sweet counterbalance to your teas and an authentic flavor to your session. Join us for a sophisticated afternoon; a must-do for tea-lovers! 

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Premium Japanese Tea Tasting Workshop

    On this program, you will not only get to try some of the very best Japanese teas, but also learn about their differences, histories and cultural significances from our trained tea instructors. The instructors will prepare for you five of Japan's best varieties – including the famously refined “gyokuro” tea. Traditional sweets known as "wagashi" will also be provided to complement the different teas.

    As with all our in-house cultural sessions, this program will take place in our state-of-the-art Grand TJT cultural experiences room.

    Sample Menu

    1. Gyokuro Tea,
    The highest-quality Japanese tea, it is grown under shade for at least 20 days. It has a high caffiene content and a sweet flavor.

    2. Kombucha Tea
    Made on a kelp seaweed base, it is a slightly rich and salty tea that’s almost broth-like.

    3. Mugicha Tea
    Made from roasted barley infused in water, it is caffeine-free and has a smooth flavor with no bitterness.

    4. Sencha Tea
    A popular loose leaf green tea, it is made from tea plants grown in full sun. The tea is dark in color and has a somewhat astringent flavor.

    5. Hojicha Tea
    Made from the roasted stems and leaves of tea plants harvested late in the season, it has a warm, nutty flavor and low caffeine content.


  4. What's Included

    •  5 varieties of high-quality Japanese tea
    • Traditional "wagashi" sweets
    • Nationally-accredited tea instructor 

  5. What's Excluded

    • Pick-up & drop-off services

  6. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Not suitable for pets
    • Infants must not sit on laps
    • Infant seats unavailable
    • Wheelchair accessible

  7. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before event

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