Japanese tea tasting session


If you wish to take a step into the world of Japanese tea and find yet uncovered layers of this magical elixir, we invite you to join us in a tea tasting session.

In this tea tasting session, led by tea master Giedrė Trumpienė, you will get to know the history of Japanese tea, traditional and modern tea making techniques and teaware. Together we will make and taste three different kinds of Japanese tea. You will be able to ask questions and will learn how to make an excellent cup of tea at home.

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

During the tasting

  • You will learn about the tea bush and the main kinds of teas.
  • You will learn about the tea journey from the leaves to a cup of tea. 
  • You will taste and grade three different kinds of Japanese teas from Yugen Tea collection.
  • You will learn how to maintain the excellent brewing quality while preparing tea at home. 
  • You will learn about the teaware.
  • We will have a discussion on the importance of the tea ritual in modern times. 


Duration: 1,5 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

*Tea tastings will be organized from 2022, 15th  January

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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