5 Signs That You’re “Going French” at Tea Time

France has been in the news lately as having a surge in tea consumption at levels similar to what they imbibed when tea first came there courtesy of the Dutch in 1636. Louis XIV, known as the Sun King, started drinking tea in 1665, thinking it would cure his gout (a condition caused by excessive …

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Taking Tea in France

Unless I missed a memo at some point I'm pretty sure that when it comes to beverages the French are not known for tea, but for one thing - wine. The French language has even given us the term for a wine expert - sommelier. It's a term that's gradually being adopted by the tea industry. …

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