Ippodo Tea Workshop – March 14th and 15th – UPDATED!

We are excited to announce that Ippodo Tea will will be teaching a special tea workshop at Tortoise this month on the 14th and 15th!  Attendees of the workshop will learn how to prepare and fully enjoy Japanese green tea with traditional tools and methods.  The class is limited to 6 students and will be 90 minutes long — with a special tasting session at the end.

Ippodo has been producing the highest quality teas in Kyoto, Japan for nearly 3 centuries.  In this workshop Ippodo will explain and demonstrate Japan’s 4 most popular green teas: matcha, sencha, gyokuro, bancha.  Students will get a chance to purchase these featured teas and tools specially from Ippodo after each workshop.

The workshop fee is $30 and is now available on our online store.

Workshop times on Saturday and Sunday:


11:00 am

2:00 pm

4:00 pm



12:00 pm

2:00 pm

4:00 pm