Review — Stash Strawberry Pomegranate Herbal Red “Tea”

Name: Strawberry Pomegranate Herbal Red Tea Brand: Stash Type: Rooibos tisane, flavored Form: Paper tea bag Review: One of my great pet peeves is the trend of calling rooibos “red tea.” Rooibos, a shrub native to South Africa, is not a true tea at all, but produces a very nice, honey-sweet tisane (herbal infusion). It …

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Steepster: A Tea Community

If you took a big long nap - à la Rip Van Winkle - for the last decade or so and thus managed to miss much of what happened on the Internet during that time, you probably missed the rapid rise of the social networking phenomenon. Early on this included sites like Friendster, which gave …

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Processing Tea by Hand or Machine

Just as a lot of tea harvesting has been mechanized, so has the processing of the tea crop. (Of course, I’m talking about true teas made from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant and/or its varietals.) This helps tea companies keep up with growing demand, but how do the two ways of processing compare …

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PretTea Little Presents or Gifts for Tea Lovers

I've always enjoyed shopping, even window shopping. So, I find it fun to search for that perfect gift for my family and friends and even more fun if they happen to be fellow tea lovers.  What could be easier than finding a decorative tin of fine loose tea, or an interesting book on tea history …

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