• Learn About Tea

    What is Terroir?

    Terroir is a term that we often hear bandied about in the wine world but it also applies to our beloved leaf. As we already know, all tea is produced from the Camellia Sinensis. The processing determines what type it becomes. Terroir is another major factor. If you took the same plants and planted them in two different regions, the final teas would not taste the same even if they were processed the exact same way. Here’s why: Climate The textbook definitely of climate is the weather conditions prevailing in an area over time. The temperatures, levels of rainfall and cloud cover are very different in Assam than they are in the islands…