Tea Growing Regions of Japan: Shizuoka

When it comes to ranking the world's largest tea producers, Japan is not in the running and probably never will be. The laurels in this department go to such mega-producers as China and India, as well as a number of lesser luminaries. What Japan is noted for is producing what are arguably some of the …

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In Tea, Milk Comes First

In tea, there is often a proper order to things (like the Byrds song β€œTurn Turn Turn”). Grow the tea, then harvest it. Process the tea, then package it. Stock the tea, then sell it. Buy the tea, then enjoy it. The enjoyment can also have a certain order. Heat the water, then steep the …

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