Tag Archives: tea

Today in Tea News

Most people stop blogging because i) lack of time ii) lack of inspiration iii) lack of interest Can’t help you with the first and third one but sometimes local news provides ample fodder. Take today’s tea related news for instance: … Continue reading

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Travelling with Tea

Most of the time, I don’t have this problem since those travels are to tea places. I would literally spend virtually the entire day drinking tea and I use a taster mug to perform covert tea comparisons in the morning. … Continue reading

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Is there a wrong way to brew tea?

In the matters of personal preference, there is no right or wrong, isn’t it? The only thing that is absolutely wrong is telling someone they are wrong. Hence, when it comes to brewing tea, nothing is wrong. What do you … Continue reading

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You can’t make this up

In order not to lose track of the tea world in the English speaking world, I skim the forums from time to time, at least the biggest and most established one. Long stopped commenting and participating because well, it is … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Singapore Haze

Last week, things have been hazy here in Singapore, literally. For a country that has been given the moniker of “Garden City”, haze (at those levels we should call it smog) is not something we are accustomed to. Courtesy of … 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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Drinking Tea Outside

One of the things my friends don’t understand about me is why I usually don’t order tea when I’m outside. Even if I’m meeting to talk about tea. If we’re meeting for dinner, even if I’m in a Chinese restaurant, … 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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Musings on Tea & Health Benefits

One of my fundamental stand is that I sell tea not health benefits. Of course I believe there are health implications to drinking tea- both good and bad- and that I am bothered by the health implications of them doesn’t … 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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