Japanese tea is revered by seasoned tea drinkers worldwide. We explain what makes it truly special.
What is most important in a cup of tea? Arguably, the tea. But using the right water comes close second. We explain the impact of water on loose leaf brewing.
The beauty of Dan Cong teas is that they're complex and very different, but at the same time recognisably Dan Cong. We explain this fascinating tea sub-variety.
The Wuyi mountains in China's Fujian province are a favourite scenic spot among tourists. But they also come for the tea.
A tetsubin is a hand crafted iron utensil, traditionally used in the Japanese tea ceremony for the heating of water. We explain the story of our fine tetsubins.
Korean tea isn’t the world’s most known. This has not stopped the country from producing some of the most exciting loose leaf teas we have ever tasted.
You may well be familiar with the fruity taste of cranberry tea, but have you heard of the curious brew made from the leaves of the cranberry plant?
With summer well and truly arrived, the allure of iced teas grows stronger. We explain the cold brewing method and find the best teas to be served on ice.
Many tea aficionados claim that the short, intense gong fu brew is the only way to showcase a quality tea's subtle aromas. But how does it actually work?
Food and tea pairing used to be reserved for the most skilled tea sommeliers. Here are a few of our guidelines for building the perfect tea menu.
What is a tea cultivar? The word can often be incorrectly deployed or misunderstood. In this article we explain the basics, and present our cultivar hall of fame.
Tea has been sold as a miracle cure for centuries, but how many of the supposed benefits have been backed up by modern scientific research? We decided to find out.