Joining the “Save the Teapot” Campaign

Intrepid tea reporter Bill Lengeman mentioned in a recent article the campaign to save the teapot, that is, to show tea drinkers everywhere that nothing surpasses the teapot when it comes to producing a superb cuppa! Now, I’m joining that campaign by promoting the superior steeping power and civilizing effect of using a teapot. My …

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Taking a Bit of History with Your Tea

It has become something of a tradition in my family to seek out both heritage sites and tea establishments when we spend time together. Fortunately for us, the two often come together. Almost every sizable National Trust property, and many other heritage sites, has a café where you can take tea and sample delicious baked …

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Archaic Tea Terms

To say that deciphering the terminology of tea is a tricky matter is an understatement of vast proportions. It's impossible to say how many varieties of tea are currently in existence, but they surely number in the hundreds and possibly even into the thousands. Then consider that many varieties of tea, particularly those that are …

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