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Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo  It was our first time welcoming guests from Brazil. They were from São Paulo and it was their first visit to Asia. We are so delighted to receive guests from all over the world! The couple loves Japanese culture and they even drink matcha tea in Brazil. Their enthusiasm was evident during the workshop. We passed on some tips so that they can enjoy quality matcha drinks back home. We hope they continue to enjoy their healthy matcha habit. We are so grateful for another delightful encounter!  If you are interested in this […]

Tour Report – Apr. 10th, 2019


Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo Our guests the other day, were a couple from California, USA. They were full of smiles and warm spirit just like the California sun and the tea ceremony room was filled with lots of laughter. They said the whole family, including their daughters, loves matcha and they tackled their task with enthusiasm. They were fully charged with the power of matcha by the end of the workshop! Matcha powder is made by grinding the whole green leaves so all of the healthy nutrients may be consumed. Tea ceremony offers teas in its best […]

Tour Report – Apr. 5th, 2019



Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo We had two beautiful ladies from Saudi Arabia visiting our tea ceremony room this week. They were full of anticipation as this is their first visit to Japan and the first experience with tea ceremony. We discussed the culture of each country while enjoying the tea. We were surprised to find the common elements and respected the differences at the same time. It was such an exciting moment. The tea ceremony has a special power of bringing people from different backgrounds together. We hope to continue on with our programs and to meet […]

Tour Report – Apr. 1st, 2019


Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo We welcomed wonderful guests to our tea ceremony room the other day. They were from the state of Maine in the United States. A pair of in-laws (mother and daughter-in-law) seemed very close and were very cheerful. They enjoyed preparing a bowl of tea by themselves and purchased tea utensils, a whisk and a bag of matcha powder when we took them to a tea shop after the workshop. We were delighted to see our tea culture spreading before our eyes. May their days be filled with joys and delicious cups of matcha […]

Tour Report – Mar. 29th, 2019



体験レポート 二子玉川のお茶室に金融系企業の皆様をお迎えしました。Fintech(フィンテック、ファイナンス・テクノロジーの略。金融とITを掛けあわせた領域のこと)に関わるサービスを展開されており、多忙な毎日を送られています。今回は、まずリーダークラスの方々をお迎えしての実施となりました。 部長様の強い思い「メディテーション(心を静めて祈ったり、何かに心を集中させること)の側面から何かを会得し、より強固な組織作りにつなげられるプログラムを取り入れたい」があり、抹茶道を選んでいただけました。茶道と禅の精神を通して、チームの活性化、組織力Upの実現につながることを目指したプログラムとなります。 各々が、お茶室という非日常の空間に身を置き、ほんのひと時ではありますが無心になることができ、それぞれに新たな気付きを得られたようです。心地よい緊張感に包まれた茶道体験の後、茶懐石のパートに移ると、自然と活発なコミュニケーションが生まれていました。また、「生きていく上での考え方の幅が広がりそう。」「良い意味で心に余裕を持てることの大切さを知った。」などなど、嬉しいコメントもいただきました。 弊社のプログラムが、お仲間と共に豊かな毎日を送っていただけるきっかけとなれれば大変嬉しいです。 体験風景 現在、スタートの春 応援キャンペーン !!(http://mat-cha-doh.com/enterprise/)も実施しております。ぜひ、ご利用ください。お待ちしております。 企業向け体験プログラム:http://mat-cha-doh.com/enterprise 体験レポート:http://mat-cha-doh.com/enterprise/#casestudy

金融系企業様のリーダー向けワークショップ(2019年3月29日)


Enjoy Wagashi Making with Uji Matcha Tea in Tokyo We welcomed two wonderful guests the other day to our Wagashi making workshop. They enjoyed making sweets with two different cherry blossom motifs. It was employed as a part of a project to invite foreign press to experience Japanese cuisine. The writer was from Los Angeles, USA. She seemed to enjoy the process of making sweets because she likes the sweet bean paste. We were impressed with how she handled the delicate technique of applying colors and decoration to the sweets. She said she would always remember this day of making […]

Tour Report –Feb. 15th, 2019



2018年12月18日 企業様のサプライズ忘年会 先日、企業様のサプライズ忘年会の企画の1つとして、抹茶道の「茶道と日本食を愉しむ」をご活用いただきました。「茶道体験+点心弁当(茶事専用の献立、日本酒付)」で構成される体験プログラムです。 香港・中国・台湾・日本と多国籍なメンバー構成からなる、インバウンドPR支援を行っている会社様です。 幹事の方以外は、何が待っているのか分からないドキドキ感満載の中での参加でしたが、始まってみると、とても賑やかで愉しいイベントとなり、皆様から「とても良い体験ができました、楽しかった」と嬉しいコメントもいただきました。 元々中国から伝来したお抹茶が、日本で茶道文化として華開いた経緯を語り合いながら、また、茶道の所作も1つひとつ体験いただきながら、一緒に豊かな時間を過ごしました。 抹茶道では、このように企業向けの体験プログラムもご用意しております。社内交流、オフサイト、チームビルディング、新人研修 などを目的としたイベントなどでご活用いただいております。目的や予算に合わせてカスタマイズしておりますので、まずは、お気軽にお問い合わせください。 詳細はこちらから: http://mat-cha-doh.com/enterprise

Tour Report – Dec. 18th, 2018


Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo We welcomed a wonderful couple visiting from Long Island, a suburb of Manhattan, NY today. They wished to experience a truly authentic style of tea ceremony during this visit to Japan. I was impressed by their meticulous attention to detail as I was going through each step. I explained to them how I incorporate the fundamental spirit of tea ceremony, “harmony, respect, purity and tranquility (和敬清寂)” in my practice. They said they were able to see it in my performance. “A lovely memory, thank you”, they said. I felt so happy and lucky […]

Tour Report – Oct. 12th, 2018



Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo Our guest today was a wonderful couple from Los Angeles. They both decided to try an authentic tea ceremony because they love matcha so much. They were ready to absorb everything about tea ceremony from its history, manner and its principle. We especially had fun the latter part of the workshop where they had to prepare tea by themselves. They said they would do this again when they get back home. Because of their warm and humorous personality, the tea room was filled with an enjoyable spirit. Our male guest is a professional […]

Tour Report – Aug. 13th, 2018


Green Tea and Wagashi Delights in Tokyo   We welcomed guests from Toronto, Canada today. They have traveled to Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Iceland and at last, arrived in Japan the day before. It was their first visit here. It was their first time experiencing the tea ceremony and drinking real matcha. They had seen pictures and videos of tea ceremonies and always wanted to experience it first hand. We were very impressed with how seriously they tried to undertake each task. They tried to sit in a formal way when we were explaining the meaning of each gesture; how to […]

Tour Report – Apr. 2nd, 2018



Enjoy Wagashi Making with Uji Matcha Tea in Tokyo It was a gorgeous day with cherry blossoms in full bloom everywhere. Today, we welcomed a group of international guests from France, Spain and Japan to our Japanese sweets workshop. Our guests work for a company which develops ingredients for cosmetics. The international members who were attending a training session in Japan participated in our plan as a part of welcome events hosted by the company. Our group were mainly ladies, jolly, elegant and upbeat! However, once the workshop started, they tackled the job seriously and their pieces turned out beautifully. […]

Tour Report – Mar. 25th, 2018


In the tea ceremony meal, it is accompanied by sake as the host pours a bowl of sake to each guest and conversely the guets to the host. The “Hassun” dish consists of an assortment of delicacies from the mountain (plant-based) and the sea. The wooden serving tray and chopsticks, placed diagonally, should be moistened with water. This subtle presentations gives the pure and clean impression in kaiseki meal.        Please refer to our tour plan:  http://goo.gl/3I0QCC  

“Hassun (八寸)” should be enjoyed by taste as well as ...