Friday Round Up: January 17th – January 23rd

Two Thoughts on Hitting Hard & Buying Hard
James from +Tea DB gave us some great food for thought about buying puerh. I couldn’t agree with his thoughts more. Don’t cheap out!

My Wintertime Tea Concoctions
+sara shacket shared some great tips on dressing up tea for chilly days. I’ll definitely be giving some these a try the next time I’m not feeling well.

A Day at Chariteas
I don’t think that I could think of a better way to spend a day than five hours at an awesome tea shop. +Geoffrey Norman did exactly that and I loved reading about it. Chariteas will definitely be on my wishlist if I’m ever in Sandy, OR.

Hakuyoucha: White Leaf Tea
On last week’s round up I posted a interesting Japanese tea that +Ricardo Caicedo had written about. As promised, he dug deeper and found some great information on the cultivars that are used to produce “white leaf” tea.

A Bit More Shui Xian
I usually expect to read about puerh when I visit +Cwyn N‘s blog but this week brought an in depth comparison of several shui xian oolongs. This was a much needed reminder that I need to dive into the shui xian that I purchased from +Joseph Wesley Black Tea recently.

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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.