Category Archives: tea

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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If I could only have 3 teas for the rest of my life

Now this thought isn’t all THAT terrifying to me. Some people want to drink all the teas in the world, as for me, I want to drink all I can from each tea. If I don’t sell tea, I think … 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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Not Following My Own Advice

Us know-it-all types often dispense advice liberally. I wrote more than 200 hundred articles on my company tea blog giving all sorts of information related to brewing tea, tea appreciation and the like. Sometimes though, I ignore my own advice … Continue reading

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Why there is so much misinformation about tea and what you can do about it

As a beverage, tea probably has no equal in terms of depth and scope of knowledge. In fact many would argue that tea is not just a beverage but a way of life. One of my favorite Chinese quotes on … Continue reading

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