The results are in! Tea bloggers from all around, and our readership have weighed in through blog comments, emails, Facebook and Twitter to compile the following results for this year's Tea Blogger's Choice Awards presented by the Association of Tea Bloggers.
This year's World Tea Expo is my 3rd trip to this event. I've appreciated the opportunities to learn and meet new people each year. I've made friends and contacts from every corner of the world and every continent save for Antarctica. The events and sights from this first day of the expo are similar to those from the past two years. Full of energy, vibrant colors and effusive scents tantalizing for everyone here. Read more to learn more.
Check out my coverage of both Day 1 and Day 2 of the 2011 World Tea Expo.
My favorite Earl Grey yet is this Winter White Earl Grey from Harney & Sons. It's a Mutan white tea based blend with oil of bergamot. I think you'll find this tea as soothing as I do.
When most of us think of green tea, we think of Japan. It's Japan's unique more grassy tastes which draw us to their teas. Perfection is an opinionated ideal, but this Kagoshima Sencha from Harney & Sons tastes like what I think a Japanese green tea should.
As one of the most established loose leaf American tea companies, Harney & Sons has produced some spectacular blends over the years. I'll spend some time highlighting a few of my favorites coming up, but we'll start with this Cranberry Autumn black tea, a very popular member of their infusions.