Every not and again I run across some nifty little tea toy. In this case, I was at this year's World Tea Expo. This little squeeze allows you to drain and strain your tea bags eliminating waste and prettying up your table.
The process to turn the Camelia Sinensis plant leaves from green to black is called Oxidation. This same process helps turn the soft downy buds from white to gold. Teas which have these golden buds have the name "Golden". Monkey refers to an old tale where tea sellers would indicate a tea was "Monkey Picked" if it was rarer than most. Thus, we have Golden Monkey from Adagio Teas.
Devoted readers may remember my first tea review back on February 4th 2009. I reviewed a refreshing Genmaicha from Harney & Sons. At that time I noted a relative predisposition to drinking Genmaicha for its relaxing and fulfilling heartiness. This Popcorn Green Tea from Adagio Teas is an equally quality product.
The World Tea Expo held every year in Las Vegas is the world's only industry convention dedicated solely to the premium tea industry. It's not open to the public and I've been very lucky to attend the past two years!
Here's part one of this three part recap to the activities and friends from this year's expo!
Village Tea Co. is offering a 20% off their Gentle Organic Lemon Ginger Green Tea to followers of this little Tea-Guy blog. You should go support them! In order to get the discount, you must enter the following code: vtcteaguy10 This discount was presumably sparked by my review of this tea last week. Apparently I can save you money! Who…