St. Patrick and Green Tea

Another year has rolled around and another St. Patrick’s Day and “wearin’ o’ the green” is approaching. Time to line up those green tea choices. No, we don’t mean tea dyed green — we mean unoxidized tea. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know what green teas are, but for the one or …

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Some Australian Grown Green Teas

In the article Some Australian Grown Black Teas, I looked at a few growers in the northeastern part of Australia in the state of Queensland. Now, let’s look at a growing sector of their tea production and one that is becoming increasingly important for them: green teas, which has grown to about 1/5th of all …

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Reds, Greens and Golds

While some of my readers may live in areas of the country that do not usher in the autumnal season in an explosion of colorful foliage, the change from summer into fall is still a much-anticipated time of year. The cooler weather has us reaching for more comfortable clothes and flannel blankets. Best of all, …

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Tea and Travel

Tea. Lovely tea. As a long time fan of camellia sinensis, I’ve more tea than any sane person should have, stashed away in a large cabinet at home – everything from delicate white teas and sticky sweet matcha to smooth-as-silk darjeelings and it-tastes-like-dirt lapsang suchan. Every morning I have a cup to start my day. …

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