We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “Assam”, “Darjeeling Teas”, and “Darjeeling – Part 2”. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!
Assam is the single largest tea-growing region on earth, a rainy tropical plain adjacent to Bangladesh and Burma bordering the Brahmaputra River. Assam produces only black tea and proves that…(Read more)
The main problem with Darjeeling tea is quantity: there will never be enough to satisfy demand. The region is small and produces much less per acre than…(Read more)
Darjeeling – Part 2
All Darjeeling is processed by the traditional Orthodox method of black tea manufacture, but today’s teas are made in a different style from previous ones. As Prohibition destroyed…(Read more)
Photo “Sep17: Oh my Darjeeling!” is copyright under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License to the photographer Daniel Ansel Tingcungco and is being posted unaltered (source)