Quality of Matcha
+Oca Ocani shared some tips on choosing a quality matcha. The pictures showing different grades are especially helpful.
How To: Store Loose Leaf Tea
I recently discovered an excellent blog called Steep Inclined. Holly shared a helpful post on how to properly store tea, complete with a video.
A Hong Kong love story: Chinese Tea meets European Chocolate
Pairing tea and chocolate has been very popular in recent years. It was very interesting to hear about the traditional Chinese teas that Charles will be tasting.
2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Tea Nerds
+Tony Gebely of World of Tea shared his list of nerdy tea gifts on Tumblr. The Vietnam tea box is sitting right next to me so I can vouch for its awesomeness.
A Japanese tea ceremony (Omotesenke school)
Stephane of the Tea Masters blog posted some beautiful pictures of a Japanese tea ceremony he experienced in an apartment in New York City.