Japanese matcha tea tasting session

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Matcha – is an exquisite and extremely charming tea that has captivated not only its homeland Japan, but also tea lovers all around the world. Most of the people, however, do not know how matcha is produced and the levels of mastery needed to create a quality matcha. If you wish to take a deeper look on matcha’s journey from the tea fields to a mesmerizing cup of tea, and learn how to recognise the best quality matcha – join us for a matcha tasting event, led by tea master Giedrė Trumpienė.

We will send information by e-mail the day before the event.


During the tasting

  • You will learn about matcha journey (from the tea bush to a cup of tea) and traditions.
  • You will taste tencha ( matcha leaves that haven’t yet been powdered).
  • You will taste and grade different kinds of matcha.
  • You will learn how to make matcha at home.


Duration: 1 hour

Location: Yugen Tea bar-studio, Užupio g. 24, Vilnius (Jono Meko skersvėjis).

Private tasting session*: is arranged individually on a mutual agreement. To arrange the time for the private tasting session, please send us a message on info@yugentea.lt.

Group tasting session*: Once a month, if the group forms, we organize a tea tasting event. Group tea tasting events are held in the group of 8-15 people. For the date and time of the next group tea tasting session, please contact us on  info@yugentea.lt

If the tea session is a gift – when placing an order, please leave a note that a gift coupon is needed. We will send an e-gift coupon to your email in 1 working day from the purchase. A gift coupon is valid for 1 year from the purchase. 

For the private tea tasting session for groups larger than 4 people, please contact us on info@yugentea.lt

Attention: The tasting can be canceled at least 3 days before the event. If the tasting is canceled less than 3 days before, the money will not be refunded.

About the host

Giedrė Trumpienė is a certified tea master, experienced traveler, founder of Yugen Tea. Giedre’s tea journey started while she was still in high-school. Her interest for the tea culture led her to the university studies of Asian cultures and languages. While studying, Giedrė spent a year living in Japan, learning the subtleties of Japanese culture, the tea ceremony and the art of Japanese pottery in practice. Giedre has also lived in Australia, where she was lovingly making tea for locals, finished a Certified Tea Master Course and attended a Tea Blending course, held by Australian Tea Masters. She then deepened her knowledge by having a practice in the tea fields of Uji region, Japan, in the spring of  2020. Now, Giedrė came back to Lithuania, wishing to lovingly share her expertise on tea and aiming to inspire the culture of tea in her homeland Lithuania.


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