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Tea Terminology

Tea Terminology

Apr 1st 2016

Glossary of Commonly Used Words Describing Tea Astringent: A tea tasting term which describes liquor which is pungent but inclined to be acidic. Bite: Very b … read more
Sanpaotai

Sanpaotai

Posted by Selina Law on Feb 4th 2016

Sanpaotai, also known as gaiwan (covered bowl), is believed to have been originated from the Tang dynasty (618-906) in China and became popular in the northwestern part of the country between 14th a … read more
First-ever National Hot Tea Day!

First-ever National Hot Tea Day!

Jan 4th 2016

The Tea Council of the USA has announced that the first-ever National Hot Tea Day will be on January 12, 2016, and January has become the National Hot Tea Month! This new holiday marks the pe … read more
Winter Tree Tea

Winter Tree Tea

Posted by Selina Law on Nov 30th 2015

Many of us are familiar with the health benefits of drinking herbal teas such as peppermint and chamomile, but do you know it has been said that certain trees can also be used to make beneficial … read more
Goa Stone

Goa Stone

Nov 1st 2015

Goa Stone and Container, India, Late 17th–Early 18th Century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York"Goa stones" were manufactured by Jesuit priests living in Goa, a small province on India’s west … read more