SAKI: TEA TASTING BY ALEX AHEARN
Name of the Product: SAKI (shop here)
Type of tea: GYOKURO
Producer: Kiya Yasuhiko, Japanese Tea Appraiser and CEO of Kiya Hoyuen
Location: Hoshino Village, Yame City, Fukuoka Prefecture, northern Kyushu, Japan
Read About Kiya San’s Work And Craftsmanship Below
Kiya san is the heir and third owner of Kiya Hoyuen, established in 1930 in Hoshino Village. Kiya san is also a certified Japanese Tea Appraiser and shares that title with 38 other tea professionals across Japan. Kiya san works to promote Japanese tea culture and to educate others about Yame tea.