Tag: Charles Cain

The next wave for tea?

This morning I read an article by Jacob Jeber, son of Phil Jeber of Philz Coffee. If you haven’t heard of Philz yet, you probably will very soon. They just received a huge infusion of venture capital from people who normally invest only in technology, people like top executives in companies such as Yahoo.

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Exciting times for tea

In November of 2009, contributor to this blog, Charles Cain, told us he had discovered the “Starbucks of Tea,” a race that seemed to be taking shape in the industry. And he said it was . . . Starbucks.

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Tea sheeples: Why we need tea education in the United States

Everything I know about tea, I learned. Deep, right? I began my tea journey with Bigelow’s Constant Comment. No, I’m not getting on my “bagged tea tastes like crap” high horse here. I drank it for years and was happy…

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Starbucks will bring better quality to the tea market

The news that Starbucks purchased Teavana for six hundred and twenty million dollars was stunning. The tea industry doesn’t seem to know what to make of it. There had been a very lively and interesting conversation…

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The “teas” of business

As most regular readers know, I’m a huge fan of Dr. Andrew Weil – the Father of Complementary Medicine. I saw him on the Dr. Oz show a few weeks ago and, once again, he mentioned the addition of tea to a healthy...

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