Buying Your Teas from a U.S. Vendor vs. Overseas

While this blog enjoys a readership that spans the globe, this particular article is for tea customers in the U.S. I’ve written about small, specialized tea vendors and larger, more general tea vendors, but another key factor is where they’re based. There are plusses and minuses to buying from someone in the U.S. versus a …

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Tea Vendors Who Specialize

There are department store type tea vendors and those who are more of a boutique, specializing in a limited range, type, or style of tea. These tea vendors who specialize are able to really focus on a particular niche market. For you, the devoted tea drinker, finding the right specialist tea vendor can assure you …

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Being a Good Comparison Tea Shopper

You want to get the best price for the teas you buy but, as every smart comparison tea shopper knows, you also look for quality and service. Smart deals abound — you just have to know what to look for. Basic vs Specialty Teas If you’re in the market for a basic tea, something like …

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Tea and Nature — The “Tea Kettle” Bird

Tea has influenced the lives of men and women for many centuries. It has brought them together over the kettle of water as it was heating, drawn them into convivial camaraderie as the leaves infused in the gaiwan, teapot, or kyusu, and moistened their laughter with its range of flavors from the bitter, to the …

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