Guest post by Dakota Murphey Did you know that, after water, tea is the most popular drink in the world? Not so surprising when you consider that 165 million cups of tea are drunk every day in the UK alone. After Turkey and Ireland, the UK is the third biggest … Continue reading
Last week I got to try a new (to me) brand of rooibos tea–that is, Rooilife rooibos tea. The first thing that struck me was the packaging. Up until that point, I don’t think I’ve seen tea packaging I would consider truly appealing. This box of tea bags has a … Continue reading
There are a lot of monthly subscription services in the world today. In an era of online shopping and Netflix, they aren’t going away anytime soon. Tea subscription services are becoming very common too. There seem to be about as many as there are tea varieties, so finding the right one … Continue reading
In the first half of the twentieth century, the Japanese were in control of Taiwan and looking to develop the island agriculturally, exporting goods to help fund the rise of their empire; and tea was to play a large role in this. They brought large-leaf tea trees from Yunnan and … Continue reading
This is part two of “An Exploration of Red Tea.”
The Ming Dynasty saw many developments in tea processing, including Oolong Tea, Flower-Scented Tea and Red Tea. Later, in the Qing Dynasty, many of the teas developed during this age of innovation were evolved further.