A teamaker’s perspective on tea, from the family tea company that is decommoditing a commodity. A blog about tea, life in Sri Lanka and ethics in business.
Posts tagged "terroir"
Natural. Magical. Uva 2011 Seasonal Flush.

Natural. Magical. Uva 2011 Seasonal Flush.

  There is no beverage quite like tea. Brewed from the leaves of a herb first recorded as a medicine five thousand years ago, tea has since been celebrated in the most revered manner by poets, emperors, kings, and commoners. Tea is universally known as a healthy herb though not often as one that is...

21st Century Beverage : terroir in tea

The story behind your cup of tea is a fascinating one, for it is infused with art, history and dedication at every stage from hand picking the tender leaves through the ancient and traditional cycle of withering, rolling, fermentating, baking and sifting the tea leaves.  And finally there is the art of tasting and selecting...

terroir in tea

The story behind your cup of tea is a fascinating one, for it is infused with art, history and dedication at every stage from hand picking the tender leaves through the ancient and traditional cycle of withering, rolling, fermentating, baking and sifting the tea leaves. And finally there is the art of tasting and selecting...

Tea in the first sense

The beauty of the leaf evolves to take on a different appeal when infused. The spectrum of colour in the dry leaf, assumes a different plane, with more compelling and different hues, textures and aroma in the infused leaf. This image of a Sencha Green Tea (steamed Japanese green tea), a real White Tea (Ceylon...