The Tea Maestro Learns from The Bourbon Master

Woodford Reserve Bourbon AcademyWhat does tea tasting have in common with bourbon tasting? More than you and I might have expected.Toronto tea master John Chaffey and I have been fellow teaists for over a decade. We see each other no less than three times each year at trade shows where we often vie for the…

The Oldest Tea in Britain

300-year-old green tea from China.British researchers have found what they believe to be the oldest tea in Britain, and to the surprise of contemporary British tea drinkers, the tea is green!The unassuming box of Chinese tea was acquired around 1700 by a ship’s surgeon James Cuninghame. Cunninghame subsequently gave it as a gift to the…