We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “A Dissertation on Making Tea” and “Water”. 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!

A Dissertation on Making Tea

Reading is admittedly a mighty poor substitute for personal instruction, but all tea lovers are eager to learn how to make the most of their pleasure and here are some starting points.  Part of tea’s appeal is that…(read more)


Tea is water and leaves, but chiefly the former and therefore the water used is of paramount importance.  All water is not…(read more)

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