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 know how combine into a refine 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 who open the doors to a fascinating world.
THE MASTERS OF TEA is a surprising approach to Asia from the angle of its favorite beverage.