Vietnam in 2017 ranked as the world’s seventh-largest producer of tea and fifth in exports. It has 124,000 hectares under […]
Inspiring enthusiasts to refine their taste in tea
Innovation in tea increasingly depends on innovation in packaging Make the tea bag go away Change the labels Freshen up […]
Tucked away near Oregon’s Willamette River in Salem, is Minto Island Tea Company: a nearly half acre plot of land containing Camellia sinensis var. sinensis bushes. More botanic laboratory than tea farm, it’s a 29-year-old science project and the only place in the state of Oregon where tea is being cultivated and sold.
The thousands of articles and blogs on matcha fall into two main groups: “Wow!” and “What?” Wow focuses on some […]
We all know that green tea is healthy. However, most of us have only unearthed a fraction of the green […]
The health benefits of tea are increasingly established. Even discounting the extreme claims of its being a magic cure for […]
Six-time New York Times bestselling author, Lisa See, loves tea so much that she wrote a novel with Pu-erh tea as its historical background. This comes as no surprise if one knows the See family’s journey, of immigrants in the Wild West and Chinatown with a dash of Hollywood, intertwined with tea.
Tea innovation is a surprisingly inexhaustible subject. Choose a topic that has shaped society, such as trade, war, health, literature, […]
There is a clear emerging trend in the Australian market away from mainstream black tea to more specialist offerings. Australians’ […]
The Innovation Imperative: Where and How, not If In a time of change, the question is not whether to innovate, […]
Some studies have identified 131 pesticides in tea (Zhu, 2019); others have identified up to 400 (Ly, 2020). Many tea […]
Most people are familiar with the many black tea blends on the market but may not have much sense of […]
How would you describe the flavor of these ten teas? They are a representative selection from the many market innovations […]
Hokkaido doll maker Chunimitsu Karakuri crafted this antique wind-up, walking Edo Karakuri doll to bring your daily tea. Karakuri are […]
Encasing tea in these elegant jewelry cases of inlaid wood was deceptively challenging. This is because the world’s first tea […]
Tea tech: robotics, computer vision, machine learning; Tea Sci: biogenetics, biomarkers; Soft $3: end-to-end logistics, sustainability, cost, productivity If […]
Tea and Buddhism: Much More than Just Contemplation It seems natural to associate Buddhism with tea. Tea expresses China’s history. […]
Tearooms are romantically portrayed as cozy and pleasant places to relax and enjoy teas with cakes, biscuits and sandwiches. Tearoom […]
Kunlun Mountain Snow Chrysanthemum tea is as striking to taste as it is to look at. It’s a candidate […]
Enjoy your tea: 10 myths that get in your way Tea is a wonderful drink, with at least 3,000 varieties […]
Ten innovative women who shaped the history of tea: social, political, trade, business, and cultural. Tea Market Rose Label Reserve: […]
The intense, curious, and inventive mind of Allen Han has been focused for years on industrial design. The 45-year-old is […]
Tea is the beverage that welcomes millions of holiday visitors in every land — instantly conveying warmth and comfort. Centuries […]
Australians have a history of being black tea drinkers and following their mostly British heritage, but that is rapidly changing. […]
Large government-supported tea estates are failing. Scarcity of labor, the cost of large-scale production and reliance on chemicals and pesticides […]
Green tea (nokcha in Korean) is called “sparrow’s tongue tea” (jaksulcha) due to the tea leaf’s delicate shape. In Korea, […]
“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will […]
Tea Journey was funded this week by more than 550 backers who contributed $127,500 making this magazine the third highest […]
Stephen Carroll is one of 42 Tea Journey tasters reporting on the 2016 harvest. Look for his posts on South […]
I began visiting tea markets to find companies selling interesting teas. I spent countless hours sipping teas at tea shops […]
GRASSE, France — Less than an hour away from Nice, in the South of France, there is a small town […]
REMINDER: The Kickstarter campaign to fund Tea Journey launches April 3. Donors will be listed in the inaugural issue published in June and […]
Half the world drank tea today. We intend to double that count. Our enthusiasm is unbounded when it comes […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Tea Journey first came to mind in September 2010 during an invigorating panel discussion on the bright […]
This recipe comes from the cookbook, Lobio: The Vegetarian Cooking of Georgia. The recipe, and Lobio itself, is a translation and adaptation, […]
It’s dawn and Elizabete Ume Shimada is already behind her sewing machine. Every day, this 90-year-old woman wakes at 4:30 […]
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia The nomadic way of life shapes Mongolia like no other country. Mongolia is the most sparsely populated country […]
This cocktail was first created for the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The Historic Park Plaza was originally called the Statler […]
Highly-sought Phoenix wulongs mimic fruits, flowers, and herbs to delight the senses with uncanny aromas. Nothing is added.
A taste of tea and flower petal infused White Port was the way that we greeted our Afternoon Tea guests […]
Smoking is an ancient food preservation technique prized now more for the flavors imparted by the smoke during the cooking process then the actual preservation of the food. Tea sommelier and author Cynthia Gold shares new recipes for smoked pork loin, smoked quail, smoked salmon, even a smoked cocktail.
Tea once traveled the most daunting journey of any plant on the planet. Few tea drinkers know the story of […]
In 2002 when Audrey Saunders first introduced her ‘Earl Grey Mar-Tea-ni’ at the Ritz Hotel in London, it took the […]
This variation on a Bloody Mary is a wonderful vehicle for an earthy, smoky, Lapsang Souchong tea. Lapsang Souchong is […]
A high-mountain wulong known for its elegant aroma and sweet lingering aftertaste, Alishan Zhulu tea is appreciated by connoisseurs worldwide. Discover its story from Ren Zhi Deng, who was a catalyst in transforming his hometown into one of the most revered tea-producing areas in Taiwan.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia In a country where eating is more or less the national sport, tea is prominent on the […]
This Champagne Tea Cocktail has been served on multiple continents and is a perennial favorite at L’Espalier in Boston. It […]
KITSUKI, Japan Small family-owned tea gardens are inseparable from the economic and social past of historical places such as Kitsuki, […]
William Prine, at L’Espalier, located at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston, has created this fabulous straight tiki style cocktail with Keemun and clove smoke that really brings it to life.
This lightly cured and smoked Salmon can be used as shown here for a first course, or with different accompaniments as a main course.