Japan's Rarest Tea is in Season
Attention Green Tea lovers: the first flush is here.
What is Shincha?
Shincha (新茶) is the first harvest of Japan’s most popular green tea: Sencha. Shincha is eagerly awaited due to its fresh and vibrant
How is Shincha Different from Sencha?
Sencha is a type of Japanese tea, the most popular green tea in Japan. Shincha is the first harvest and the best quality pick of this prominent tea. Shincha is notably delicious but also known for its high content of the amino acid L-theanine and low caffeine content. Shincha is also higher in Vitamin C and catechin antioxidants than later
What does Shincha look like?
The emerald green leaves of Shincha are prepared whole in hot water. The tea itself is a greenish, golden
Tea So Good, It’s Celebrated
Did you know that in Japan entire ceremonies are dedicated to the country’s prominent teas? One of these teas, aside from matcha, is Sencha tea. Some groups organize formal art that
For centuries Japan has valued the first harvest of its most popular tea because well… it’s the best! Shincha is available in limited amounts outside of southern Japan.