MASTERS OF TEA
A cultural beverage
After water, tea is the most ingested beverage in the world. Although common, tea requires extensive labor to grow, harvest its leaves, and transform them. Like wine in Europe, there is a deep-seated tea tradition in Asia where special vintages, prime growing areas, centuries-old codes, and know-how combine into a refined culture.
From the legendary Darjeeling valleys of India to the Japanese hills of Shizuoka and the province of Yunnan in China – considered the birthplace of tea – this film follows experts into a fascinating world.