Welcome to INFUSE TEA
Asako Steward is a tea specialist, tea educator and consultant working in U.K. and in Japan. Currently she is based in Japan,running Tea Academy Japan and teaching online for U.K. Tea Academy.
If you would like to know more about Japanese and
not sure how to brew different type of Japanese teas
are confused with many different names of Japanese teas
are interested to know more about how tea is drunk in Japan
Asako can provide a custom-made online classes and online events according to your need.
She can also write an articles about tea in Japan, sourcing speciality teas to suits your need.
Asako is a Qualified Senior Tea Instructor with the Japan Tea Association (for black tea) and also a qualified Nihoncha Instructor (for green tea).
She was appointed Japan Tea Ambassador to the UK in 2017 to 2021.
In 2018 Asako established Tea Academy Japan. She has been running independent courses about tea in the UK and Japan for the past 21 years.
Throughout her work, she has wide network of connection with tea producers in Japan.
Past and Current Work
Japanese Tea Masterclass in cooperation with Japan Tea Export Council
Kakegawa Tea Masterclass in cooperation with City of Kakegawa
Japanese Tea seminar for American ladies club
Judging at Café Culture
Fukamuchi-cha Masterclass at Postcard Teas
Japanese Tea Masterclass at UK Tea Academy
Consultancy work for a Pattiserie and tea retail shop
Japanese Tea Tour 2018, 2019 visiting Kakegawa and Kyoto
Japanese Tea Seminar online (corporate)
Consultancy work for Tea rooms in Tokyo and Kyoto
Sourcing speciality Japanese tea for clients outside Japan