The Tea Things of Jane Austen

Perhaps you have been watching the new Netflix adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion and you wondered about the type of tea her characters drank. Tea historian Bruce Richardson describes the tea habits of Jane Austen and her characters in Regency England.

All the British Tea in China

English Tea makes the cover of Shanghai Times, August 6, 2014 The Westward flow of tea out of China has been unending since the first tea was brought to Europe in the mid-1600s. Now, thanks to a growing generation of young tea drinkers enamored of Downton Abbey, British literature and Western television, that great river…