Last year I discovered Tea Dealers at Canal Street Market. They've since moved and the latest incarnation is the most exciting one yet. Read all about my most recent visit to 29B Teahouse for a tasting and book signing with Tony Gebely of World of Tea.Read More
Did you know that tea is being grown in Scotland? This is my review of Kinnettles Gold, a black tea made in Angus. Stay tuned to the end for a Q&A with Jon Cooper of Pekoe Tea as well as Susie Walker-Monroe, the producer of the tea.Read More
This is a tea that I had been wanting to try for a while. When I saw that Mandala Tea's website was back up and running I just had to order some. Moonlight White is produced in Yunnan Province using the same big leaf variety that is used to make puerh tea.Read More
Michelle at One More Steep reviewed a tea this week that I have been eager to try. It's encouraging to see a larger company like DavidsTea toeing the waters of higher quality, single origin teas. I'll definitely have to try to grab some the next time I am in NYC.
The ever knowledgeable Imen of Tea Habitat answered a common question on her blog that I've never really been sure how to answer myself. I loved the analogy of polyphenols and amino acids playing on a teeter-totter.
I've been finding a lot of new tea blogs through Instagram lately and it makes me very happy. The more the merrier! Go check out what Conor at The Steeped Leaf has to say about his first experience with yellow tea.
Char at Oolong Owl posted her tasting notes from a puerh blind tasting. You might remember seeing other blogger's posts about this particular tasting being included in past roundups. I've really enjoyed comparing all of their findings. I drink quite a bit of puerh but I'm not sure that I could blind taste all of these and come to any clear conclusions.
Speaking of puerh, Cody at The Oolong Drunk posted his review of a puerh that is on my wishlist. White2Tea's creative packaging gets me every time. I'm really intrigued by the inclusion of orange peels and the small coin shapes would make them perfect for brewing while traveling.