Phyll is a tea and wine enthusiast who enjoys drinking and discussing the them. He mostly brews his tea using the Chinese gongfu method. Phyll maintains a blog on tea and wine (mainly). He also co-moderates a lively wine discussion forum called Winexiles, in which passionate members come from all walks of life and professions. He writes independently out of personal enjoyment, and he owes much of his knowledge to many people he has met and will meet in the future. Phyll resides in Los Angeles.