John Harney — Recognizing a True Tea Master

Cha Jing, the classic book of tea written by Lu Yu in the 8th century CE, is still read and revered by tea lovers the world over. It now lends its name to a tea industry award. World Tea Media, producers of World Tea Expo, introduced the Cha Jing Lifetime Achievement Award at World Tea …

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Cupcakes at Tea Time

Sweets at tea time are a natural. Scones, cookies, those finger-sized sandwiches, and, of course, cupcakes! The thought stirred my inner tea poet and inspired this ditty: (Sing to the tune of “On Top of Old Smokey”) Oh, I love a cupcake With icing so sweet. Without it my tea time Is just not complete! …

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