Gift card: Japanese matcha tea tasting session


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. 

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: 1.5 hours.

Location: Yugen Tea bar-studio, Užupio st. 24, Vilnius (Jonos Mekos draught).

Private tasting*: the time is arranged individually according to your availability. For tasting data and time, please contact –

Group tasting*: we organize it once a month for groups. 8-13 participants take part in the tasting. For the next tasting date and time, please e-mail by mail –

We issue gift vouchers Monday-Friday. If you want to receive a gift voucher on the weekend, contact us (Yugen Tea bar-studio +37068314686)

Want to receive a physical gift certificate by post? Inform at checkout in a comment. We deliver goods over 60 EUR for free, more about delivery prices:

For orders for groups of more than 4 people, contact e-mail. by mail:

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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