Uji the Birthplace of Matcha Green Tea- Uji Matcha
Eight hundred years ago the tea growers of Japan were attracted to Uji because of the mild climate produced by the gentle hills of the region. It was here in the 16th century that Japan's distinctive powdered green tea matcha was born.
This short film produced by Web Japan talks about the history of the powerful, healing green tea and the important role that matcha plays in Japanese culture.
Sit back, whisk up a bowl of matcha and enjoy!