Both the mountains and the sea are close to people’s livelihood in Suruga. Feel at one with nature in a tea field over a cup of tea.
One of Japan's three largest Gyokuro producing areas is found on the slopes of both sides of the Asahina River. This quiet place surrounded by mountains attracts many tea lovers from across the world in search of the premium green tea, Gyokuro. The cool and fresh climate gives the teas grown there their rich savory Umami and full body. The desire to preserve the highly sought after quality taste also lends to its eco-friendly cultivation, which includes shading the tea fields with Komo rice straw sheets. Why don't you come and enjoy a talk with the tea farm owners to learn about their passion for growing and refining Gyokuro. You can experience how to brew the ideal cup and enjoy the authentic taste at their tea shop 'COMO'.