Tea from the Himalaya’s: The Story of Kangra tea

India is famous for its excellent tea producing regions, where the likes of Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri tea, are grown for tea enjoyers all over the world. However, there is another region, equally exquisite in its quality of tea, whose legacy was shrouded by a natural disaster from which it was never able to recover, and that is Kangra tea.

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The Rise of Hard Tea

While many tea aficionados still enjoy the traditional approaches to tea and tea culture, there are also new generations of tea drinkers ready to take tea into modernity. As a 200 billion dollar industry that keeps growing, tea producers and retailers have come up with some fresh and exciting ideas

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Lu Yu: The Sage Of Tea

If we are to trust old Chinese myths, the cultivation and brewing of the Camellia Sinensis (tea) plant has been around for thousands of years. And perhaps no person in history has been more influential in how we think about tea than Lu Yu, the sage of tea. His seminal

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The Story Of Barley Tea

Barley (Hordeum Vulgare) is one of the most produced grains on earth. We primarily use it to make food for livestock and as one of the ingredients in beer. However, in East Asian countries like Korea and Japan it has been a popular tea infusion for hundreds of years. Since

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The Story Of Mushroom Tea

While the mushroom is a popular ingredient in many of our daily meals, and it has historically been linked to improving health, we in the Western world don’t often consider it as something we drink. Well, you might be surprised. In recent years, mushroom tea (or coffee, if you are

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Tea in Scotland

Tea in Scotland Although England often gets credited for their obsessive tea culture, and rightfully so, their Northern neighbors the Scots certainly deserve some attention as well. Whiskey, Haggis and bagpipes might stand at the forefront of what is quintessentially Scottish, tea is arguably just as important. Not only do

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