Archive for July, 2006

As it’s our 75th birthday, we wanted to do something special to remind people just how much they love the great British cup of tea.[Link] Hmm… Advertisements

Came across this wonderful old engraving, from Wikipedia: This engraving shows the different stages in the process of making tea. Tea bushes are carefully pruned and plucked to maintain the correct density, encouraging new leaf-bearing shoots. Here you can see the two drying stages of the process, drying stops the fermentation process and removes the […]

Conventional wisdom tells you that when it comes to keeping hydrated, tea is a no-no because of its caffeine content. “Wrong!” says the UK Tea Council. It is a common misconception that during extremely hot weather tea should be avoided as a fluid replacement due to the supposed action of caffeine. In fact tea does […]

Tea On Campus


Emory is offering a class called “Tea Time 101: Understanding and using tea“. Heres’ the course description: “The world of tea is not limited to the grocery store tea-bag. Spend a few hours sipping exotic teas from China, Japan, and India while learning more about this healthful beverage. Topics include: Tea and Your Health – […]

Tea and Coffe trade journal’s latest issue has a great article by Bill Waddington about the benefits of loose tea, both for consumers as well as companies in the business of selling tea. Nicely written, Bill. At any price level you can always get a dramatically higher quality loose-leaf tea for the same price than […]