IPPODO Green Tea workshop

Located in the heart of Kyoto, IPPODO has been providing the highest quality Japanese green tea for nearly 3 centuries. More than just a retailer, Ippodo is a multi-faceted tea company directly involved in the procurement and blending of carefully selected tea leaves. They are visiting our store to hold Japanese Green Tea Workshops!


【Introductory Green Tea workshop】
If you are just starting to enjoy green tea, this would be a great class. You will get to sample and learn the tips of how to prepare all four types of Japanese green tea (Matcha, Gyokuro, Sencha and Hojicha).

September 23rd (Fri) 10am -11:30am 
@ Tortoise Studio
September 24th (Sat) 10am – 11:30am 
@ Tortoise Studio
September 24th (Sat)  4pm -5:30pm 
@ Tortoise Studio

$45/person (including tastings), 8 students maximum

【Matcha & Gyokuro workshop】
If you’ve already had some exposure to the world of Matcha or Gyokuro, come to this workshop and find something new to enhance your Matcha experience! In addition to learning the basics about Matcha and Gyokuro, you can sample different grades.

September 23rd (Fri) 3pm – 4:30pm @ Tortoise Studio
September 24th (Sat) 1:30pm – 3pm 
@ Tortoise Studio > SORRY, FULL!
September 25th (Sun) 10am – 11:30am @ Tortoise Studio

$45/person (including hands on lesson + tastings), 8 students maximum

Please call us 310-314-8448 or email us to sign up!

*If you can’t make it to any of the workshops above, you can still come and enjoy the tasting bar which will be set up @ Tortoise Studio on September 25th (Sun).

IPPODO official website

Registration Policy :
All classes begin promptly. Try to get to the class, 10 minutes in advance.

Menus are subject to change.

Cancellations must be made 7 days before a class. Fees are refunded upon receiving written notice by e-mail only. Fees are non-refundable after that point.