Matcha green tea is becoming increasingly popular, whether you're a tea connoisseur or not (matcha latte anyone?). However, Matcha has an old history and has been revered for hundreds of years for its unique flavor, impressive health benefits, and impressive production process. In this post, I'm going to reveal some of the aspects of the craft that go into producing Matcha. Truly, it's a grand manipulation of the tea's terroir and the refinement behind the way it's processed once harvested.
Drinking tea is treated as a ritual in many countries around the world in very different ways. Knowing about these rituals, being mindful of them, and even practicing them, is a meaningful way to honor those places, people, and the cultural significance behind tea.