Keeping Tea Fresh

Keeping your tea fresh is of the utmost importance, for both a full delicious flavor and to keep the more subtle flavor nuances alive longer. Many people don't even know the average shelf life of their tea, which is extremely important and varies greatly between varieties of tea and how they are packaged. The following …

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Boiling Water for Tea: Is It Just Water?

Understanding that tea is almost entirely water, it would make sense that water quality is imperative for making great tea. From making bread, beer, tea, coffee and nearly anything else, water quality is crucial. For instance, when baking bread, water which is too alkaline can inhibit the necessary chemical reactions needed to make lively bread. …

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