MAKE’s journey begins well before your whisk touches the tea.

Every season we work directly with local farmers to select the best matcha leaves that meet our high standard and commitment to traditional Japanese farming and processing methods.

At MAKE we are always searching for distinctions like vibrant green color, fine texture, rich aroma, and, most importantly, delicious umami flavor.

Meet Kobayashi

MAKE’s Tea Master, Kobayashi, comes from a long lineage of renowned Japanese tea masters that dates back to 1827.

As a Level 10-dan Tea Master, he has achieved the highest rank of Tea Master certification at both Kyoto and National Competition. Kobayashi's remarkable palate allows him an unparalleled ability to explore and identify the subtle nuances of matcha and has secured his reputation as one of the world's most distinguished Tea Masters.

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