For Drinkers of Tea

Americans love their coffee. Which is admittedly an offbeat way to start an article about tea, but it's true. By one estimate, we drink a little more than 20 times as much coffee as tea on a per capita basis. One popular assumption about our tea drinking habits here in the good old USA is …

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The Tea Provinces of China, Part I

Tea lovers everywhere respond Pavlovian-style when one word is said: “China.” Small wonder. Some of the finest teas available and some of the priciest come from China. It is also considered by many to be the birthplace of tea drinking. China, land of inscrutability, of a civilization that goes back thousands of years, of such …

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