On the Origins of Earl Grey Tea

If memory serves right there's only one major type of tea that's named for a person and that would be Earl Grey, a variety that's most often made by flavoring black tea with the aromatic oil from the peel of a citrus fruit called bergamot. Which makes for a very aromatic product indeed, and it's certainly …

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Full-Leaf Tea v. Loose-Leaf Tea

While many of you tea drinkers out there will know exactly what these two terms mean, I feel that there is often some confusion about the difference between the two. This is partly because tea is often both loose-leaf and full-leaf. But despite not all loose-leaf tea being whole-leaf tea, and vice versa, I have …

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