I am going to London in June for a meeting of the Ethical Tea Partnership to discuss tea, pesticides, and the sustainable future.
It has been twenty years since I first became obsessed with Chinese tea. It has not lost any of the magic pull for me throughout these years, in fact I am probably even more obsessed. Although I have had other obsessions in my life, Chinese tea is probably longest running one. I think it has to do with mysteries.Mysteries are always rooted in questions and problems to solve.
Starbucks buying Teavana will push the tea market to a tipping point causing a significant shift towards better quality tea in the market in general.
Greenpeace and the safety of Chinese tea
I joined Seven Cups as a staff member in June 2012. As a newcomer to Tucson, I was curious to read about Seven Cups in the local Tucson Weekly. Pleased to have found good reviews on Yelp.com and in the Weekly, I made a point to find out for myself. As a supporter of local [...]
Transparency has been a core value for our company from it’s beginning. We remain the one of the very few companies in the world that has a completely transparent supply chain from producer to customer. It is an important value for the tea industry to adopt in the future, and provides for solutions to issues related to quality, safety, and fair trade.
Today on the Origins Tea Tour we enjoy a light hike in the mountains of Jingmai. Check out Caio interviewing Zhuping on these famous tea trees.
Today on the Origins Tea Tour we met and talked tea with Mr. Su the prince of the Bu Lang people of Jingmai. We were treated to wonderful tea and a history lesson on 1800 years of tea production in this area. If you are interested in tea from the Bu Lang check out our [...]
We ended day three of the Origins Tea Tour with a light hike to view an 800 year old tea tree in Yi Wu Shan.
After our walk on the Ancient Tea Horse Road, proud Grandpa Mr. He shares with the Origin Tea Tour his history in Yi Wu Shan. (p.s. Zhuping is peeling an Asian Pear that was yummy!!)