Gain new insight into the World of Tea through the expertise and observations of professional tea-taster Lydia Kung. Latest articles include:
Putting Names to Tea Farmers Comparison of two contrasting tea operations showing validation of procedures being followed in one and not in the other, and the growing importance of traceability in tea imports (Read more …)
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The Romance of Teas
Lydia Kung discusses the continual monitoring and regulated process by which rare teas advance from the growers to the container loading facility, onto the vessel, and to the consignee and consumer here in the United States. How do the big factories fit in with nostalgia for direct “farm-to-table” teas?
Earth’s greatest travel rush starts in China
During chunyun, the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush between February 1 and March 12, about 2.98 billion trips are expected to be made as hundreds of millions of Chinese cram onto trains, buses, airplanes and boats to return to their hometowns for Chinese New Year.
Looking Back: 2017 in Teas
by Lydia Kung
Recollection of an unusual year in tea