The sun began to rise and I with it. My current lifestyle is an exercise in regularity and balance. “Early to bed early to rise…” goes the saying. Admittedly, it wasn’t all that difficult seeing as we had a final roasting to do and a tea tasting to enjoy! We cupped seven or so different teas all before they got their final touches from the farmer.Read More
As I sit down to write this, I find myself surprised by how much I enjoy the tea I am sipping: a fresh green tea that I had the unique opportunity to make myself from start to finish. It is potently refreshing with a pristine flavor that nearly brings tears to my eyes from evoked memories of the Big Island.
When we think of tea, our minds usually turn to exotic places, far from American soil. But that long-held geographical reference may be changing. From the volcanic soil of the Big Island of Hawaii and a sea island off the...Read More
From South Carolina to Australia, English-speaking people have planted tea wherever they went, and not only in Asia and Africa. These efforts have produced teas less interesting than the stories about them – how South...Read More