Kirishima: Time for Shincha? News from Shutaro Hayashi

Something we did not yet mention in this Shincha blog is, how the term “Shincha” respectively the tea sort “Shincha” is actually defined. So, befor we take a look on the latest status of the Asatsuyu tea bushes in Shutaro Hayashi’s tea garden in Kirishima, we will give you an explanation on the definition of the term “Shincha”: Shincha 1. Definition The term “Shincha” consists of the two Japanese words “shin” (new) and “cha” (tea). Translated literally, Shincha thus means […]

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