NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

Comprehensive member driven guide to vendors of all teas

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by chingwa » Dec 21st 13 3:21 pm

I would like to nominate Thes du Japon. Thanks!
I'd also like to nominate Thes Du Japon. I've been getting green tea from them almost exclusively this year and they are great. They have a wide range of top quality green tea, and seem to specialize in mountain teas that are hard to find elsewhere.

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by matthematical » May 11th 14 5:35 am

I'm not a qualifying member, but I'd like someone to nominate Wegmans. They have many Japanese Green teas that are of comparable quality to adagio teas. Their Japanese greens include

Uni Kabuse
Gyokuro
Tomo sencha
Matcha sencha
Sakura sencha
Lavender sencha
Yuzu secha
Genmaimatcha
Kukicha
Houjicha

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by chingwa » Jun 20th 14 3:13 pm

I read somewhere... on these forums probably... that wegman's get's all their green tea from Ito En. This is second hand info coming from me, so take it with a grain of salt :D

Edit: found the wegman's post over here...
http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 06#p263506
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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by chingwa » Jun 20th 14 3:15 pm

And while I'm here I'm gonna put in a second nomination for Thes Du Japon. They have become my favorite vendor for sencha. Their teas are simply awesome! Come on people where's the fellow thes-du-japon love?? let's get them their own official thread! :D

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Alex » Aug 20th 14 6:43 am

chingwa wrote:I'm gonna put in a second nomination for Thes Du Japon. They have become my favorite vendor for sencha. Their teas are simply awesome! Come on people where's the fellow thes-du-japon love?? let's get them their own official thread! :D
+1 just came to do the same

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Alex » Dec 12th 14 11:44 am

Come on Thes Du Japan!!!!!!! :mrgreen:

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NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Sasameyuki » Dec 12th 14 12:10 pm

The 3 sencha's from Thés Du Japon that I've tasted so far were fantastic. Tomorrow I'll pick up at the post office my latest purchase from TDJ: about one kilogram (!) of many different sencha as well as a bit of houjicha and kukicha. It's a Christmas gift to myself ;-) I'd be very happy with a dedicated TDJ thread.

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Poseidon » Dec 12th 14 3:23 pm

Reading through this thread make me crave japanese greens very badly! :lol:

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by shinobicha » Feb 7th 15 12:10 am

Except for 2 purchases last year (1 from Den's and 1 from Hiruma), I basically only buy from TDJ now! They are the best, ok one of the top 2 or 3. But best in my book.

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by sherubtse » Feb 7th 15 12:57 am

shinobicha wrote:Except for 2 purchases last year (1 from Den's and 1 from Hiruma), I basically only buy from TDJ now! They are the best, ok one of the top 2 or 3. But best in my book.
They are on my list of 3 "new" tea companies for me to try this year.

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by shinobicha » Feb 10th 15 11:27 pm

Do it - Florent always picks good teas, at all price levels.

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by chingwa » May 9th 15 1:51 pm

OK, I'm back for my yearly nomination for Thes Du Japon. I REALLY would have thought they would have gotten their own thread here by now, this is the third year in a row I've posted here, and I see many others with nominations in for this place. They've been my number 1 for Japanese tea for near on two years now... they are consistently good... and occasionally I'll get one of their higher-end teas and am always floored by how amazing they are.

Soooo.... whazzap!?

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Chip » May 9th 15 11:47 pm

Humble apologies. There are other vendors nominated as well. I must move this up my priority list!

As I have mentioned on the forum, a lot going on.

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by sherubtse » May 10th 15 11:25 am

Chip wrote:Humble apologies. There are other vendors nominated as well. I must move this up my priority list!

As I have mentioned on the forum, a lot going on.
Perhaps you and /or Adagio need to bring on another one or two mods to help with the workload. :)

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Re: NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Chip » May 10th 15 6:18 pm

Look for ... information ... in the next few days!