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Two Terroir Case Studies: Wu Yi Shan and Oriental Beauty

Two Terroir Case Studies: Wu Yi Shan and Oriental Beauty

Tea terroir is a combination of climate, elevation, soil, ecosystem, and countless other environmental factors that influence a tea's quality. In this article, I'm going to delve into two teas' terroirs.

How Tea Can Help You Be Mindful

How Tea Can Help You Be Mindful

Drinking tea is treated as a ritual in many countries around the world in very different ways. Knowing about these rituals, being mindful of them, and even practicing them, is a meaningful way to honor those places, people, and the cultural significance behind tea.

Three Healthy Lattes To Add To Your Morning Routine

Three Healthy Lattes To Add To Your Morning Routine

You may be in the habit of drinking coffee to get yourself out of bed, out of the house, and to get the day started. That being said, once in awhile starting with a tea latte is a great way to jump-start your day in a healthy way. In this post, I'll cover three latte options you can make hot or iced.

Harvest History and Current Gardening Practices: The Effects on Tea Quality (Tea Terroir Part VI)

Harvest History and Current Gardening Practices: The Effects on Tea Quality (Tea Terroir Part VI)

The way a tea is harvested is important for the quality of tea. Handpicked teas are of better quality than tea harvested using a machine because the leaves are not accidentally torn or damaged. 

The Tea Nixon Drank When He Visited China

The Tea Nixon Drank When He Visited China

Tea is a drink that nourishes conversation, peace, and relationships. In fact, tea is a very diplomatic beverage and the world benefited from its powers when Nixon and Mao Zedong sipped on it during their famous 1972 talks.