Lately, my role at work has evolved to include training people to understand tea better. I have...Read More
Tag: tea education
Continuing with it’s tradition of exploring the finer aspects of our favorite brew, the most recent ITCC Cupping Event focused on gaining a better understanding of the effects of the processing steps in tea making.
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…
Just a few weeks ago, I attended a Taiwanese Tea Workshop. It was run by two tea-loving friends, Hongyuan and Jacquelyn, who recently set up a little tea education outfit called Pekoe & Imp. They’d been regaling me with lovely tales of their Taiwan tea…
Fact: Consumer unfamiliarity and uncertainty are the primary obstacles to the growth of the specialty tea industry.Fact: The tea industry is strewn with competing information, myths, and unsubstantiated claims.Solution:...Read More
It was a chilly fall day in the 1990s in Edmonton when a group of my friends gathered to indulge our foodie nature in some wonderful eats. The restaurant was known for its succulent cuts of local Angus beef, aged to perfection...Read More
I was at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco a couple weeks ago, and had a great time talking to tea people and foodies who are tea curious. I kept getting the same questions I’ve heard repeated over my 5+ years in the...Read More