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Thés du Japon's video library

Thés du Japon shows you videos of the tea gardens where our teas are grown, the workshops where our accessories are made, and the artisans who make the teapots and other items, as well as videos on other topics related to Japanese tea.
■ Processing tencha (matcha raw material) in Uji
Matcha on Thés du Japon
■ Harvest and processing of Kondô-wase in Mariko on April 8, 2016.
Kondô-wase sencha on Thés du Japon
■ How to make hoji-cha using a horoku
Horoku on Thés du Japon
Kuki-cha on Thés du Japon
■ Manufacture of Japanese lacquers Echizen
Lacquer ware on Thés du Japon
■ How to prepare 'usu-cha' matcha
Matcha on Thés du Japon
■ Basics for brewing sencha
Sencha on Thés du Japon
■ Bizen-yaki "Bizen-sue", kuro-hidasuki set by Yoshimoto Atsuo
Bizen-yaki on Thés du Japon
■ In Mariko, in Mr. Matsukawa's tea plantations
Kondo wase on Thés du Japon
     
  ■ Two Banko-yaki kyusu teapots from the Shofu kiln  
   
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  ■ Tea garden in Mariko, Shizuoka: the very early Sugiyama Yaeho cultivar  
   
   
     
  ■ Glazed banko-yaki kyusu teapot by Taisen  
   
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  ■ ““Temomi-cha:” Hand mixing and rolling of Japanese tea  
   
   
     
  ■ Shoryu turning various parts of a Japanese “kyusu” teapot on a wheel  
   
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  ■ Banko-yaki kyusu teapot by Taisen  
   
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  ■ Banko-yaki “yôhen” kyusu teapot with motifs by Taisen  
   
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  ■ Three natsumes: lacquered tea caddies for matcha  
   
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  ■ Lacquered natsume matcha tea caddy by Yamashita Taien  
   
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  ■ Muchuji matcha tea caddy in lacquer by Wada Juho  
   
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