MASTERS OF TEA
The taste of Nature
An episode from the series MASTERS OF SAVOURS
After water, tea is the most ingested beverage in the world. Although common, tea requires extensive labor to make it 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 expertise 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.