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.
Lu Mountain Cloud and Mist Green Tea from Stash Tea is a very Japanese tea from China. Even moreso than a Chinese Sencha. This grassy and vegetal tea plays well on the palate and is pleasing to look at.
It’s taken me a while to find an orthodox African tea. It’s generally too difficult to control quality, so they all become CTC pellets instead. This Orthodox Kenyan black tea from Stash Tea hits the spot.