A transparency manifesto, searching for the firs tea tree, the benefits of horizontal tastings, and more. This is a weekly roundup of my favorite tea blog posts from around the world.
Jinggu Spring Buds from Upton Tea Imports is a wonderfully sweet and complex white tea from Yunnan. Think of it as a beefier version of Silver Needle!
Do you know how tea is made? In this post we'll explore how tea is grown and harvested before it makes its way to our cups.
A visit to Van Cha in Vancouver, getting to know more about Mansa Tea, matcha whisking tips, and more. This is a weekly roundup of some of my favorite blog posts from around the tea world.
Rather than being a deep shade of green, the dry leaf was incredibly pale in color. I've never seen a Japanese tea that looked quite like this.
Two terms I see a lot of confusion about are bitterness and astringency. In this post, I'll explain what they are and give my tips for telling them apart.