Friday Roundup

Friday Round Up: February 1st – February 7th

Discover the World of Tea at the Toronto Tea Festival
Lu Ann at The Cup of Life shared a great summary of her experience at the Toronto Tea Festival. This is one event that is definitely on my to-do list.

5 Point Checklist for Gongfu Tea Preparation
+White2Tea is one vendor whose blog I read religiously. This post is a great reference point for tea drinkers that are just starting out.

Cha Doraku
+Ricardo Caicedo never fails to surprise me with new info about Japanese teas. On his latest podcast episode he discusses bihakkou, a method of making green tea that involves an extra step of oxidation.

The five-fold essence of tea
I’ve really enjoyed the articles from +Wu De (of Global Tea Hut fame) on T Ching. Tea is indeed friendship 🙂

2007 Ronzhen Imperial Concubine Sheng Raw Puerh from PuerhShop
I’ve just recently discovered a new blog called Hot Leaf Juice Tea. I really enjoy his review style.

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Nicole has been writing about her love of the leaf since 2008. Her work has been featured on World Tea News, The Daily Tea, Tea Journey, and other publications. She is the winner of the 2018 World Tea Award for Best Tea Blog.