Gift card: 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. 

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 five 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 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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