Making a French im-Press-ion on Tea

French presses are becoming all the rage for gourmet coffee drinkers — but what about tea? We tea drinkers like the gourmet touch when preparing our fine teas just as much as coffee drinkers like it for their fine coffees. Can we use a French press, too? Sure we can, at least that’s the opinion …

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A Brief History of Tea

Coffee gets more than its fair share of press nowadays, but it’s important to remember that, according to some experts, tea is actually the second most popular beverage in the world, after water. The precise origins of tea drinking are unknown, but the ancient Chinese were probably the first to steep leaves from the Camellia …

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