Wakocha, Japanese black tea
by Mr.Iwata, Tukigase, Nara
Benihikari, 2013, spring
hand pick up



Wakocha, Japanes black tea
by Kuma tea estate, Yame, Fukuoka
2013, Benifuki



Wakocha, Japanese black tea
Benifuki tea
made by Mr.Kajiwara, Minamata, Kumamoto



Wakocha, Japanese black tea
made by Mr.Shibamoto, Makinohara, Shizuoka
Yabukita tea



Wakocha, Japanese black tea
tea leaves were Yabukita, most common leaves in Japan
made by Mr.Shibamoto, Makinohara, Shizuoka



Wakocha, Japanese black tea
tea leaves were Koshun
by Mr.Suzuki, Iwata, Shizuoka


Oolong tea from Shizuoka

 I had a cup of Oolong tea made by Mr.Suzuki
The first that I brewed eary was felt Japanese green tea
And tea leaves smelled strong frankinsence
The second got frankinsence and sweet
I like the second

I am looking forward to the next year of Mr.Suzuki's tea !!


Wakocha, Japanese black tea

Wakocha, Japanese black tea is developing
This a cup of tea was made by Mr. Suzuki at Iwata, Shizuoka
I had his Oolong tea 3 years ago
At that time, his tea was not good
Today, I had his black tea
The tea was very very good
I felt his conscientious
Thank you Mr.Suzuki


Making Japanese Oolong tea

I joined to make Oolong tea
Tea picking at Nishimata, Shizuoka
The center mountain in this picture is Mt.Fuji

Tea leaves were Saemidori

Withering under the sun about 3hours and in the room about 3hours
and tea leaves mix with hands every 2 hours
Tea master, Mr.Watanabe withered firmly

The scent like banana

Fixation has been also firmly

Mr.Niroku worried us ^^

 Saemidori Oolong tea

likes flower tea

 Thank you great concern and meals, morning, lunch and dinner
for Mr.Niroku



Try to make Benifu-ki heavy fermentated tea

  Benifu-ki heavy fermented tea
We tried to make !!

At Nishimata, Shizuoka

 The height of Benifu-ki tea bushes were about the same as my height

 Now, I felt the power of this tea leaves

Tea master, Mr.Watanabe
Thank you for all


Sencha tea

Sencha tea !!
made by Mr.Saitou at Nishimata, Shizuoka
Thank you !(^^)!


Pan fried tea

This tea was made by Mr.Shibamoto with my tea friend and I, the other day
Yabukita little withering pan fried green tea

The scence like citrus and I felt gentle
The color of tea leaves were very vivid green
Thank you for all


Making the pan fried tea at Shibamoto tea estate

I joined to make the pan fried tea
at Shibamoto tea estate, Makinohara, Shizuoka

We picked up tea leaves ,which was bitted by leafhoppers
Breed name was Yabukita

Withering about 3hours

I get some persimmons

Rosting with big pan
Tea master, Mr.Shibamoto


And drying

It took about 12hours from picking to drying
Meanwhile, Mr.Shibatomo brewed some teas, he made

 The Yabukita, chewing by leaf hopper, pan fried green tea !!

I felt very gentle (^^)

Thank you for all


Tea party with my tea friends

I have some tea friends
Today, I had the tea party for my friend's teas

When I joined to make Japanese Oriental beauty ,
my friends also made fermented tea the same farmer
We compared two teas

 Thank you for all


Yabukita black tea

Recently , I love tea of Mr.Shibamoto
He makes pan fried tea
This year, He made black tea from Yabukita
Yabukita do not suitable to fermented tea
Yet, I did not feel the grassness to this tea
It was high scent !!
Thank you