From the Archives : My Life as a Tea Buyer
28 Oct 2019
Aside from buying tea for myself out of necessity, as the kind of tea I will drink were hard to find in the U.S., when the business began in 2002, I began to buy tea on a professional basis. No problem, as that was just an extension of what I was already doing. ...Read more
From the Archives | Tea of the Bodhisattva
27 Oct 2019
Experiencing tea in a farm is quite different from sitting with some overly branded tea booth in a trade fair. ...
Worth its Weight in Yellow Gold
28 Oct 2011
Yellow Gold oolong was one of the common varieties of oolong that is not Tieguanyin but grown in this region. ...
Old Tea, New Tea
27 Oct 2011
For me, Tieguanyin is a good representative of the transitional times in the history of our tea world. It is one of the oldest and most beloved of tea traditions, that Iron Bodhisattva tea, always ele ...
The Last of the Literati
25 Oct 2011
The final, educated, trained and knowledgeable few, in in-depth Chinese culture and art, are all from my parents’ generation. ...