Owner’s Profile

Naoya Inoue

After graduating from Meiji University, I worked at a trading company.

In charge of international tradings between Japan and Taiwan, China and other countries. Besides work, I learned about Taiwanese tea and noticed the depth and possibilities.

Acquired qualification as China National Certified Evaluation Tea sommelier / Tea Ceremonist.

To deepen the understanding of Taiwanese tea, I went abroad to Taiwan alone.

While working for a famous tea gallery and training for Taiwanese tea,  also went to the fields to learn production.

I joined a Japanese company and launched a whole new beverage business.

Returning to Japan at the end of 2016. On 23rd September 2017, I opened Cha Nova at Ginza,Tokyo.