NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

Comprehensive member driven guide to vendors of all teas


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NEW! Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide

by Chip » Dec 4th, '09, 17:56

Official JAPANESE GREEN Tea Vendor Guide. Let's see what happens with this wild and crazy idea.

Your input as well as your nominations are welcomed. See http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=11926 for guidelines for nominating as well as minimum vendor requirements, then post your nomination in this topic.

Nominations are still open! After posting your nomination(s), please PM me a link for each one!

Once nominated, I will endeavor to post the Vendor Topic along with a link below within 24 hours.

The approved nominations so far, arranged alphabetically. CLICK on vendor name to proceed to Vendor's Topic :


Adagio
Den's
Greentea-japan
Hibiki-an
Horaido
Ippodo
Ito-en
Kaburagien
Lupicia
Maiko
MellowMonk
O-Cha
PostcardTeas/EastTeas
Rishi
TeaTrekker
Yuuki-Cha
Zencha


Nominations under consideration:
Hojo
Ryu Mei
Horraido
Umami-Chaya
Orbubu
Thes du Japon

Maeda-en

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by AdamMY » Dec 4th, '09, 18:04

a few I can think of off the top of my head:
o-cha
ippodo
yuuki-cha
dens

Though I haven't been into japanese greens that long.

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by Seeker » Dec 4th, '09, 18:54

I'd like to nominate Ippodo.
Cheers. :mrgreen:

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by iannon » Dec 4th, '09, 20:39

Zencha!

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by edkrueger » Dec 4th, '09, 23:25

+1 for Ippodo nomination

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by olivierco » Dec 5th, '09, 02:36

It might be a good idea to dissociate Tsuen from O-Cha
Kaburagien
Hibiki-an

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by guitar9876 » Dec 5th, '09, 03:27

Maiko and Horaido!

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by guitar9876 » Dec 5th, '09, 03:29

Lupicia too... :D

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by brad4419 » Dec 5th, '09, 17:33

+1 for Dens tea.

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by Saifuddin » Dec 5th, '09, 18:22

What about our hosts, Adagio? They seem to match the description.

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by Tead Off » Dec 10th, '09, 00:48

Don't forget the Hojo-God.

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by edkrueger » Dec 10th, '09, 12:47

Hojo-slick-salesman doesn't apply. They only have 4 Japanese greens.

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by AdamMY » Dec 17th, '09, 00:00

I think this is a new store, I can't seem to find many people that have heard of it, but they seem to meet the qualifications if we are interested in testing it out. greentea-japan.com

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by GreenTeaJapan » Dec 17th, '09, 07:52

This is Phil from GreenTea-Japan! Thank You AdamMY for finding us. We don't turn up anywhere in the search engines and have only just started out so you did well to find us!!

I found TeaChat as one of the 10 hits we have had in the last few days so I made my way over here. :?

I really like the feel of this place too, and feel I'm going to learn a lot. I have only recently started out as a vendor of Japanese Green Tea. That said, I suppose you could say we are taking it seriously as we have met the farmers directly and we have it packaged to our own specifications. ( I live in Japan) That said, I know I will be learning a lot from everyone... thanks.

I think our site and the wording of it probably needs a lot of work. We are open to any suggestions.

I found out some great stuff about a place called Yame near where I live... Apparently they have the no 1 gyokuro in Japan for the last 5 years running..anyway, thats for another topic.

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Re: NEW! Unofficial Official Japanese Green Tea Vendor Guide

by Chip » Dec 17th, '09, 16:09

Tead Off wrote:Don't forget the Hojo-God.
edkrueger wrote:Hojo-slick-salesman doesn't apply. They only have 4 Japanese greens.
2. A nominated vendor must sell Japanese green tea in order to be considered, at least 5 different offerings. In the event a nominated vendor does not offer at least 5 Japanese teas, a "second" from another QUALIFYING member will be required.

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