Agony of the Leaves

If you have ever immersed yourself into the exciting world of higher quality teas, you will surely have heard frequent recommendations to avoid tea bags in favor of loose leaf teas. This is sound advice, and there are many reasons for it. One of the most pragmatic and somewhat obvious reasons for this is a …

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Darjeeling β€” The Champagne of Teas

An intoxicating aroma and a subtle, muscatel flavor are associated with good Darjeeling teas, but how did these teas ever become equated to wine? A simple explanation is the combination of the climate, elevation, rainfall, terrain, and soil that these teas are grown in. Most of the plants that are grown in the region of …

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