Every Spring in Japan as the tea plants grow out there first leaves they're meticulously harvested for the season's most prized and celebrated beverage. Oohashiri Shincha or "New Tea" is the first tea harvest of the year and provides a rather unique taste and aroma that's simply irresistible!
Not all teas are created equal. And by that measure, not all iced teas are created equal. Some stand clearly above the rest. This Lemon Lime Unsweet Tea from Sweet Leaf Tea is delightfully refreshing!
Last week, I covered my first day at the 2009 World Tea Expo held in Las Vegas. This week you get to hear about the rest of my trip. I won't name names... but I met some really fantastic people at this year's expo...
Yellow Tea is very rare. Manufactured only in China as the processes to make it are kept very close to the vest. Even in China, yellow tea has a high level of prize and mystique. I found some from Harney & Sons, and wasn't disappointed!
Welcome to the first news post here on Tea-Guy. Every week you'll get a healthy dose of interesting news and tidbits or a note about tea history or cultural insights.