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My Japanese Green Tea

My Japanese Green Tea Podcast consists of interviews with tea companies and other relevant people in the tea industry. Its focus is on Japanese teas. If you are a tea enthusiast, and want to learn more about about Japanese teas such as sencha, matcha and gyokuro, this is the show for you. Plus, you'll get to know more about each tea company and the people behind them.

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Podcast 032: The State of the Matcha Market in the US

The post Podcast 032: The State of the Matcha Market in the US first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode I talk with Noli Ergas of Sugimoto America about the matcha market in the United States. Among the topics covered are: the current trend regarding demand of... Continue readingThe post Podcast 032: The State of the Matcha Market in the US first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

26mins

30 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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Podcast 039: DoMatcha

The post Podcast 039: DoMatcha first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I’ve reviewed teas from DoMatcha before, they have all been very good. But I hadn’t recorded a podcast episode about this company until now. In this episode I interview John... Continue readingThe post Podcast 039: DoMatcha first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

20mins

12 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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Podcast 031: Japanese Green Tea In

The post Podcast 031: Japanese Green Tea In first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode I interview Kei Nishida, the founder of Japanese Green Tea In. This online store sells Japanese tea in the US, which they source from Arahataen Green Tea... Continue readingThe post Podcast 031: Japanese Green Tea In first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

4 Jul 2017

Rank #3

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Podcast 040: Oscar Brekell Talks About The Book of Japanese Tea

The post Podcast 040: Oscar Brekell Talks About The Book of Japanese Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I reviewed The Book of Japanese Tea some time ago. It’s my favorite book about Japanese tea so far. In this podcast episode Oscar Brekell tells us about how this... Continue readingThe post Podcast 040: Oscar Brekell Talks About The Book of Japanese Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

28mins

24 Sep 2019

Rank #4

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Podcast 038: Mizuba Tea

The post Podcast 038: Mizuba Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I had heard about Mizuba Tea many times before, but I hadn’t talked with its founder Lauren Danson until now. Mizuba Tea specializes in matcha. Naturally, we talk a lot... Continue readingThe post Podcast 038: Mizuba Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

22mins

4 Dec 2018

Rank #5

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Podcast 037: The Tea Crane Kickstarter

The post Podcast 037: The Tea Crane Kickstarter first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.Tyas Sōsen from The Tea Crane has been working on a new tea project. In this podcast we talk about his Kickstarter campaign, organic and natural teas in Japan, how... Continue readingThe post Podcast 037: The Tea Crane Kickstarter first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

25mins

8 Aug 2018

Rank #6

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Podcast 041: Tea Events with Elyse Petersen

The post Podcast 041: Tea Events with Elyse Petersen first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode, Elyse Petersen of Tealet shares her experience with organizing tea events. She recently wrote a related article on T Ching. Tea events are the key to spreading... Continue readingThe post Podcast 041: Tea Events with Elyse Petersen first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

37mins

5 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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Podcast 033: 3 Leaf Tea

The post Podcast 033: 3 Leaf Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.3 Leaf Tea specializes in matcha. The company sells online, and also in their physical store and café in Auburn, NY. In this episode I speak with Luciana Torous, the... Continue readingThe post Podcast 033: 3 Leaf Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

15mins

6 Sep 2017

Rank #8

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Podcast 042: Tyas Sosen Talks About his Latest Book

The post Podcast 042: Tyas Sosen Talks About his Latest Book first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode I interview Tyas Sōsen of The Tea Crane. He’s been on this podcast several times before. We talk about his book: The Story of Japanese Tea. The... Continue readingThe post Podcast 042: Tyas Sosen Talks About his Latest Book first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

31mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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Podcast 035: Rishouen Tea

The post Podcast 035: Rishouen Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I had met Elsa Derrez and Naoki Kagata of Rishouen Tea a while ago, when I visited the company in Uji. Click here to read the post I wrote about... Continue readingThe post Podcast 035: Rishouen Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

39mins

16 Feb 2018

Rank #10

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Podcast 036: Pairing Green Tea with Cheese

The post Podcast 036: Pairing Green Tea with Cheese first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode I talk with Robert Wemischner, the author of Cooking with Tea, about pairing green tea with cheese. Robert is very knowledgeable about tea pairings, I attended one... Continue readingThe post Podcast 036: Pairing Green Tea with Cheese first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

33mins

31 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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Podcast 043: Ikkyu

The post Podcast 043: Ikkyu first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode I interview Joelle and Aldo Bloise from Ikkyu. Ikkyu is an online store that sells Japanese tea from Kyushu, one of the main islands of Japan. It was fun to speak with Joelle and Aldo, they are a very friendly couple. We talk about their tea store, the teas of Kyushu, the special kaoru cups, and white leaf tea, among other things. I haven’t tasted their teas yet, but I will do so in the near future. The post Podcast 043: Ikkyu first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

23mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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Podcast 034: Oscar Brekell

The post Podcast 034: Oscar Brekell first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I first met Oscar Brekell in Japan at last year’s Uji press tea tour. At that time, I didn’t know that I was speaking to a famous tea personality in... Continue readingThe post Podcast 034: Oscar Brekell first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

23mins

26 Sep 2017

Rank #13

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Podcast 030: Sharp Tea-Ceré

The post Podcast 030: Sharp Tea-Ceré first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I first saw the Tea-Ceré at the 2015 World Tea Expo in Long Beach. It’s a wonderful concept. Imagine adding tencha leaves and quickly obtaining a matcha that has been... Continue readingThe post Podcast 030: Sharp Tea-Ceré first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

24 May 2016

Rank #14

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Podcast 029: Chaos Theory Ceramics

The post Podcast 029: Chaos Theory Ceramics first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.I learned about Chaos Theory Ceramics through Twitter. They have beautiful pictures of tea cups that immediately caught my attention. In this episode we talk about Jian ware. Since the... Continue readingThe post Podcast 029: Chaos Theory Ceramics first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

10 May 2016

Rank #15

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Podcast 028: The Tea Crane

The post Podcast 028: The Tea Crane first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.Once again I interview Tyas Huybrechts, who recently started his own online tea store: The Tea Crane. He focuses on premium Japanese teas, many of which are either organic or... Continue readingThe post Podcast 028: The Tea Crane first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

9 Feb 2016

Rank #16

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Podcast 027: Kanes Tea

The post Podcast 027: Kanes Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this interview I speak with Naomi Komatsu (executive director) and Yusuke Ikegaya (translator) of Kanes Tea. This Japanese tea company is starting to sell its products abroad. It offers... Continue readingThe post Podcast 027: Kanes Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

15 Dec 2015

Rank #17

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Podcast 026: Teforia

The post Podcast 026: Teforia first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.There’s been a lot of excitement in the tea world regarding the Teforia infuser. I haven’t seen it in action yet, but I managed to land this interview with Allen... Continue readingThe post Podcast 026: Teforia first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

24 Nov 2015

Rank #18

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Podcast 025: Cooking With Tea

The post Podcast 025: Cooking With Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.In this episode I interview Robert Wemischner, author of Cooking with Tea. Robert is a pastry chef and a culinary educator. His vast knowledge of using tea as an ingredient... Continue readingThe post Podcast 025: Cooking With Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

14 Jul 2015

Rank #19

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Podcast 024: Den’s Tea

The post Podcast 024: Den’s Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.Den’s Tea is a tea company from California that sells Japanese tea. In this episode I interview Den Shirakata, a third-generation tea merchant and owner of Den’s Tea. We talk... Continue readingThe post Podcast 024: Den’s Tea first appeared on My Japanese Green Tea.

23 Jun 2015

Rank #20