The Western Ghats, South India Backbone of South India The six-hour drive south from Balanoor Tea Estate in Karnataka to […]
We all know that green tea is healthy. However, most of us have only unearthed a fraction of the green […]
Enjoy your tea: 10 myths that get in your way Tea is a wonderful drink, with at least 3,000 varieties […]
Green tea (nokcha in Korean) is called “sparrow’s tongue tea” (jaksulcha) due to the tea leaf’s delicate shape. In Korea, […]
Long before cut, tear and curl (CTC) dominated tea processing in the West, India exported sizeable quantities of handmade orthodox tea to an appreciative world market.
Small factories at small gardens cultivated the art of rolling and twisting and shaping tea. Artisan tea is labor intensive and tea masters are more selective about the leaves they accept.
Green makes us go. It is the color of currency and commerce. It is bright and brings us luck in a shamrock or a sense of calm sailing a vast sea.
“In Asia, the color green represents positivity, and happiness—all appropriate adjectives to describe the current state of the global green tea market,” writes Sam Molineaux in World Tea News. Read more…
Tea lovers know it’s a delicious drink. They’re used to hearing claims that it’s good for you, too. But how […]
With Taiwan’s compact size and its modern transport and communication infrastructure, one can easily visit a tea grower anywhere on […]