The Japan Foundation, New York is pleased to present an evening of tea tasting led by tea masters from Kyoto on Thursday, March 28 at The Nippon Club Rose Room.
Moderated by Peter F. Goggi, Executive Vice-President of the Tea Association of the U.S.A., Kazuo Hayashiya, third-degree Master Tea Appraiser, and Tsuyoshi Sugimoto, Association Certified Japanese Tea Instructor and President of Shohokuen Co., Ltd. will present the history of green tea and its different varieties.
They will teach the proper brewing methods for each tea, which participants can then enjoy at home, with or without standard Japanese tea utensils. Each participant will have the opportunity to make Matcha on their own, as well as taste other different teas such as Gyokuro, Sencha, Hojicha and Genmai-cha. This is a rare opportunity for an American audience to experience a guided tasting seminar from bona-fide tea masters of Japan.
This event is free to the public. Seating is limited and RSVP is required by March 20, 2013.
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