Category Archives: About us

Confessions of a Tea Blogger- Tag

A game of tag for tea bloggers was started by Lu Ann of The Cup of Life.- Obviously I’m quite late to this party despite being tagged for a few days. It consists of answering a list of questions in a … Continue reading

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What’s so Special about your Tea?

As some of you may know by now, I own and operate an online tea shop and ever so frequently we get in front of people at expos, events and such. One frequently asked question that I never managed to answer … Continue reading

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On Being a Chinese Tea Drinker

Sometimes I ask folks if I am who they envisage a typical Chinese tea drinker to be. Not that I am some insecure narcissist who craves validation but I often find some of the statements hilarious: “Which part of China … Continue reading

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Selling Online in a Taobao World

In case you didn’t know, I run an online tea shop and a mighty fine one if I may say so myself :p. It is a career that pays like a hobby but this post is not meant to be ranty. … Continue reading

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Yet another Tea Blog

What? Yet another tea blog? I have this tea blog, blog on our company site now I just started yet another tea blog. What’s with all these blogs? Well, thematically it differs. On our corporate blog it is generally more informative. Stuff … Continue reading

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Tea Knowledge

Lately we have added quite a bit of content to our company blog, mostly in regards to tea related information. When we first started Peony Tea S. we didn’t provide much tea knowledge, primarily because we are a retailer and … Continue reading

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Reboot, Re-launch, Relief- Redoing Our Online Store

After months of strategizing, procurement, research and other life devouring activities, finally our online tea shop is ready for re-launch. The road to re-launch was far, far, far more arduous and complicated than I ever envisaged but before we get … Continue reading

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Blinded By Taste

Comparison is never an easy thing particularly when a bit of subjectivity is involved. Especially when it comes to tasting, how can I be sure one tea tastes better than the other? For sure there is no matrix or objective … Continue reading

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My Tea Moment- Discovering an Infuser Cup

Certain events shape our lives however simple or innocuous they may appear. It must have been close to 10 years since it happened. Then I was just a newcomer to the glorious world of Chinese tea. I love the taste, … Continue reading

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My Love Affair With Tea

It wasn’t love at first sight if truth be told. But then again, I didn’t really know anything then. My interaction with Chinese tea was mostly in Chinese restaurants where I was told that if I drank that brown liquid, … Continue reading

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