A lot of the folks there were surprised to say the least — to think that tea from their li'l ol' town could hold its own (and then some) against the big boys!
It just goes to show that the size of a town has nothing to do with the quality of its tea. Or maybe it's even inversely correlated.
The "local boy makes good" story appears [PDF] in the September issue of official city newsletter, Koho Aso.
At Aso City Hall to tell their PR people (person) about Mellow Monk's latest recognition.
Exterior of Aso City Hall
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