Japanese Green Tea 101: From Matcha to Sakura Sencha
TALK & TASTING
Thursday, April 12, 6:30 PM
SOLD OUT: A wait-list will begin at the Box Office one hour prior to the talk. Being on the wait-list does not guarantee admission.
Matcha, sencha, gyokuro, hojicha — how many kinds of Japanese green tea do you know? At this talk, Rona Tison, tea expert and Exec. Vice President of ITO EN North America, the global leaders of green tea, will take you through the fundamentals of this invigorating beverage. Learn how to best brew and drink the teas, the health benefits you may expect, and the new trends in the world of tea. Watch live as Tison and wagashi expert Tomoko Yagi demonstrate the delicate artistry of the Japanese tea brewing process and how to pair green teas with wagashi sweets. It’s time to embrace the arrival of spring with a little green… tea! Followed by a cherry blossom-themed reception featuring tea and wagashi.
Tickets: $20/$16 Japan Society members, seniors & students
- Apr 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm