The 6 BEST TEAS of 2020

As 2020 drew to a close, I looked back on the exceptional teas that came my way throughout the year - even as gardens experienced temporary lockdowns and shipments from Asia encountered delays. While I was unable to visit gardens in person, I continue to search for teas that represent the classic taste profile from…

Is Bottled Tea Actually Healthy?

You can't turn the aisle in the supermarket these days without running headlong into an endcap stocked with bottles of RTD (ready-to-drink) green tea.  Bottled tea is a $2.2 billion consumer market. As the popularity of these beverages continues to skyrocket, my customers ask if they are really getting the health benefits they expect. The…

Heart Healthy Tea Habits

We're all looking for that magic bullet — that super food which will melt off pounds, make us look ten years younger and keep your heart beating like an atomic clock. I hate to disappoint you, but there is no such panacea. However, thanks to over 1000 ongoing clinical studies across the globe, tea has…