An Introduction to Japanese Green Teas

A tremendous amount of media attention has been devoted to green tea in the past few years, most of it centered around claims that everyone should drink gallons of it per day for health reasons. The overall impact of this hype is probably good since it may lead consumers to try some teas that might …

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Tea Blends vs. Single Estate Teas: Part One

Although most tea drinkers are familiar with a terms like "breakfast blend"and "Margaret's Hope Darjeeling," far fewer could probably explain what exactly a breakfast blend entails, why it is that teas are blended, or what "Margaret's Hope" stands for. Understanding the difference between a tea blend and a single estate tea can enhance your enjoyment …

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