Annabelle Maes is a Japanologist and tea sommelier. She founded Kaori in 2018, which means “aroma” in Japanese. 

Her inspiration comes from the philosophical concept of “iki”, the aesthetics of everyday life. 

Kaori works direct with Gyokuro & Matcha producers from Japan with 30 years history of organic shadow tea, and High Quality teahouse, Uji in Kyoto prefecture to bring an exclusive product with an incredible story to us. 

Also you will find unforgettable teas from China and Sri Lanka, as well as beautiful and flavorful infusions created with love. 





Sense Of Origin is delighted to have the opportunity to cooperate with Kaori and to offer you matcha and tea of the highest quality.