Tea and Coffee Circa 1839

Having written about tea for a while, I've discovered that one of my favorite aspects of the process is seeing how perspectives have changed (and sometimes stayed the same) over the years. One of the volumes I examined recently is William Andrus Alcott's Tea and Coffee, which first appeared in 1839 and which is available …

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Developing Tea “Color Vision”

Color is an important element in the world around us, whether it’s the color of the paint on the walls and other décor of your humble abode, the colors of nature changing from season to season, or the color of the tea you’re drinking. You just need to develop your “color vision” to truly appreciate …

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