A national treasure, a work of art. It is said to heal the sick and lift tired spirits – qualities that have been known in Japan for centuries, and that the rest of the world is only just beginning to discover.
Two more weeks. Nishi can sense it in the tips of his fingers: two more weeks and the leaves are ready to be picked.
For five generations, members of Nishi’s family have been honing their sense of tea.
Lufthansa Woman's World, № 03 / 2018
Photo Editor: Trine Skraastad
Author: Gesa Steeger