The temporal border of Shincha: From Yakushima to Shizuoka

While with some sorts of tea name, analysis can be quite confusing, in the case of Shincha it can be an exciting opportunity to look behind the scenes. The key of all considerations lies of course within the first syllable of Shincha, ’shin’, meaning simply ’new’. With Shincha it is, of course, all about the first fresh teas of the new harvest year. But when are they harvested in which region? Two years ago we were lucky to experience a […]

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