Tea Knowledge

Tea Knowledge

  1. The Most Amazing Teaware for Every Tea-Loving Lifestyle

    The Most Amazing Teaware for Every Tea-Loving Lifestyle

    How to Clean Up Your Secretly Toxic Tea Routine By Erika Robertson Tea is spectacular. And steeping the perfect cup of tea is an art and a joy. The elegance of tea spans throughout world history. The casual enjoyment of tea makes it accessible to everyone from all walks of life. It’s no surprise that tea is the world’s most...
  2. How to Be Sustainable With Your Tea Routine

    How to Be Sustainable With Your Tea Routine

    Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Dirty Tea Routine By Erika Robertson Drinking tea is an everyday ritual for you. You love the convenience of tea and all of the cute little trinkets that go along with an indulgent afternoon tea respite. But do you think about how your tea routine might be hurting the world? Tea is such a...
  3. The Spectacular Medicinal Benefits of Herbal Teas You'll Love

    The Spectacular Medicinal Benefits of Herbal Teas You'll Love

    The Spectacular Medicinal Benefits of Herbal Teas You'll Love The Truth About Herbal Teas and What They're Made From By Erika Robertson Herbal teas are making a comeback according to the American Botanical Council, and it’s not a surprise. More and more people are seeking out healthier ways to consume caffeine without dousing themselves in cups of coffee. In your...
  4. Oolong Tea’s Rich History and Its Beautiful Creation

    Oolong Tea’s Rich History and Its Beautiful Creation

    How the Love of the Dragon Made Oolong Tea By Erika Robertson Do you love the strong deep flavor of black tea? How about the earthy-sweet tones of green tea? If you love green and black teas you will love oolong teas. They are some of the most prized and cherished teas in the world — and for good reasons...
  5. White Tea and Its History of Wealth and Health

    White Tea and Its History of Wealth and Health

    How the World Became Rich From Simple White Tea By Erika Robertson The popularity of black afternoon tea paired with tea cookies and scones is at the forefront of most tea enthusiasts' minds in the Western world. Iced tea infused with sugar and fruit is a refreshing summer staple in America. White tea might have been a mystery to most...
  6. Nutrient-Rich Green Tea and How It’s Harvested

    Nutrient-Rich Green Tea and How It’s Harvested

    How to Pluck and Create Good Delicious Green Tea By Erika Robertson The fresh and crisp flavor of green tea has the ability to transform your day into something spectacular and delightful. Not only does green tea taste incredible, but it is full of numerous health benefits. The way green tea is made is an art in itself. And with...
  7. Antioxidant Rich Black Tea and How It’s Made

    Antioxidant Rich Black Tea and How It’s Made

    How Black Tea Transformed the World for the Better By Erika Robertson You love black tea. There is nothing so calming and scrumptious as a cup of Earl Grey or Darjeeling with a little tea cookie or a biscuit on the side. You might take a splash of milk in English Breakfast tea. Maybe you like a touch of sweet...
  8. A Delightful Borosilicate Glass Teacup Has Unparalleled Benefits

    A Delightful Borosilicate Glass Teacup Has Unparalleled Benefits

    The Sad News About Your Favorite Teacup and Why You Need to Take Caution By Erika Robertson A cup of tea is so much more than leaves and water. You might be a collector of delightful teacups. Or maybe you embrace and appreciate tea ceremonies.  Tea is posh. Tea is casual. In fact, tea is a part of everyday life...
  9. How Revolutionary Borosilicate Glass Teapots Improve Your Health and Save the Planet

    How Revolutionary Borosilicate Glass Teapots Improve Your Health and Save the Planet

    Chances Are Your Beautiful Porcelain Teapot is Secretly Poisoning You By Erika Robertson There is nothing quite so divine as brewing a relaxing and delicious pot of tea. In fact, tea is your escape from the busy world. Tea brings you together over pleasant and not-so-pleasant conversations. There are few occasions where tea isn’t welcome.  Tea reigns as the most...
  10. The Magic of Vibrant and Old Fermented Pu-Erh Tea

    The Magic of Vibrant and Old Fermented Pu-Erh Tea

    How Authentic Pu-Erh Tea Becomes Rich Over Time By Erika Robertson Tea is your haven from the busy world — it represents a moment of rest, reflection, and recharging. You might be enamored with black and green teas — maybe even herbal or white teas. You may even venture into the wild world of oolong tea and indulge in the...
  11. Tea Preparation Guide - How To Steep The Perfect Cup

    Tea Preparation Guide - How To Steep The Perfect Cup

    A Personal Tea Ritual For generations, people across cultures have practiced beautiful and meaningful traditions for preparing and enjoying tea. While a Japanese tea ceremony or English afternoon tea may seem too formal for our modern lives, a personal tea ritual is a lovely way to ground yourself in a busy world and bring peace and order to your day...
  12. Borosilicate Glass Teapots: Everything You Need to Know

    Borosilicate Glass Teapots: Everything You Need to Know

    When it comes to making the perfect, balanced cup of tea, preparation is everything. Well-brewed tea depends not just on premium tea leaves but on quality tools and the proper brewing method. Together, these elements can make the difference between a so-so tea-drinking experience and one that truly delights and refreshes.   This attention to detail starts with the teapot...
  13. Best Tearooms in America

    Best Tearooms in America

    You probably know that the Great Britain and China have a much longer history of tea than the US. But, drinking tea is a common practice in the United States as well. Americans simply love tea! Sweetened, unsweetened, bubble or iced tea, Americans can't get enough of it. That's why we did a little search to find the best tearooms...
  14. Famous Tea Myths

    Famous Tea Myths

    You already know that tea is one of the most healthiest beverages. To back that up, studies show that if you drink tea on a regular basis, you may reduce your risk of Alzheimer's and diabetes. On top of that, you can have healthier teeth and gums and stronger bones. However, not just about everything you've heard about tea is...
  15. Most Popular Tea Caffeine Myths

    Most Popular Tea Caffeine Myths

    Caffeine is the world’s most popular psychostimulant. Naturally, it has both pros and cons. Because of health reasons, some people have to lower their daily caffeine intake. The fact that tea has less caffeine content than coffee is largely understood by tea drinkers. However, there are still some remaining myths regarding caffeine in tea. So, here are the most popular...
  16. 5 Types of Tea Drinkers

    5 Types of Tea Drinkers

    Do you drink tea? If you do, then you are one among millions of people all over the world who prefer drinking tea on a daily basis. On top of that, tea is the second most popular beverage around the world after water? So, it is natural that everyone must like their tea according to their preferences, tastes, and habits...
  17. Unique Ways of Drinking Tea Around The World

    Unique Ways of Drinking Tea Around The World

    Whether you like your tea iced or hot, with milk or honey, we can all agree that tea is one of the most comforting and popular beverages. Tea was used in healing ceremonies as well as recreational purposes. In any case, every nation likes drinking tea in their own way. So, here are the unique ways of drinking tea around the world. Po cha, Tibet...
  18. Benefits of Drinking Green Tea Before Bed

    Benefits of Drinking Green Tea Before Bed

    A warm cup of tea is one of the best things you can add to your bedtime routine. You might be a tea lover already, a casual tea drinker or you might resent tea. In any case, the reasons for drinking green tea before bed may inflame your love for this hot beverage. There is nothing as lovely as making...
  19. Health Benefits of Herbal Tea

    Health Benefits of Herbal Tea

    Herbal teas have been around for centuries. And, it's a common knowledge that they are truly delicious. On top of that, some herbal teas have health-promoting properties. In fact, herbal teas have been used as natural remedies for a series of conditions for many years. Interestingly, modern science found evidence that is supporting some of the traditional uses of herbal teas...
  20. Most Popular Chinese Teas

    Most Popular Chinese Teas

    China is an original producer of tea and is world famous for planting and making tea. Its popular customs of tea-drinking spread over to Europe and to many other regions through cultural exchange. Truthfully, the Chinese nation has written a phenomenal page for the tea culture in the history of world civilization. Certainly, the development and popularization of tea has...
  21. Top 5 Organic Teas To Try In 2019

    Top 5 Organic Teas To Try In 2019

    Organic tea is calming, flavorful, and on top of everything healthy. It is completely free of pesticides and other harmful ingredients unlike some other teas. Organic teas are beneficial for energy, stress relief, detox or sleep. A great thing about it is that the whole family can enjoy it. But how do you decide which is the best organic tea to...
  22. Celebrities Who Adore Green Tea

    Celebrities Who Adore Green Tea

    Green tea is widely known and extremely popular for its high level of antioxidants. Moreover, it is one of the main drinks of celebrities like Hollywood stars, pop singers, models and TV stars. All of them drink green tea for many amazing benefits such as reducing weight, increasing the energy level and releasing toxins from the body. Furthermore, green tea...
  23. Top 5 Celebrities Who Love Tea

    Top 5 Celebrities Who Love Tea

    It’s not just the queen that loves tea and has the tradition of drinking it. Surprising or not, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. Many celebrities have also been known to sip on a cup in order to speed up in the morning or to relax in the afternoon. In the US, the population of tea drinkers is...
  24. How To Try Some of The Rarest World's Teas

    How To Try Some of The Rarest World's Teas

    There are many interesting places for afternoon tea. Also, there are retail tea shops. And then there are cute tea salons. Moreover, there are mystical tea places around the world where sitting for hours over a serving of tea is not only allowed, but encouraged. Furthermore, there's an educational component so that you can learn many interesting things about teas...
  25. 5 Most Expensive Teas In the World

    5 Most Expensive Teas In the World

    Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world and is drunk for both enjoyment and many benefits of it. Tea is drunk both hot and cold and even used to flavor food. Interestingly enough, there are different varieties of tea available far beyond what is available in your local store. Normally, those who consider themselves to be...
  26. How Does a British Tea Culture Look Like?

    How Does a British Tea Culture Look Like?

    Whilst many countries love their tea, UK citizens, and the English, are particularly proud of being ‘tea people’. Frankly, this reputation is not just a typical stereotype. The average UK citizen consumes nearly 2 kilograms of tea each year. When you take into consideration that quite a few persons drink little or no tea, the amount of tea a British...
  27. A Cultural History of Tea

    A Cultural History of Tea

    Nowadays, drinking tea plays a big part in our lives. It is a universal phenomenon with millions of people around the world enjoying it on a daily basis. Therefore, it is hard to imagine a world without tea. In fact, it has become the most widely consumed beverage after water. Moreover, its impact on culture and daily life is huge. Read...
  28. What is Bubble Tea?

    What is Bubble Tea?

    Contrary to its name, there are absolutely no bubbles in bubble tea. There isn't always tea, either. But, people are still obsessed with this drink that features a base made from tea, fruit, coffee or milk and chewy "pearls" at the bottom of the cup. Bubble tea can be found all over the country, from mall food courts to the drink menus of high-end restaurants. And while the...
  29. World Tea Consumption in 2018

    World Tea Consumption in 2018

    World tea consumption and production are going to keep on rising in the next few decades. The reason behind that is a robust demand in developing and emerging countries. Naturally, this will create new rural income opportunities and improve food security in tea-producing countries. Tea consumption has grown especially rapidly in China, India and some other developing countries. Again, this...
  30. The Most Popular Types of Tea

    The Most Popular Types of Tea

    Tea is one of the most-consumed drinks in the world, coming in just after water. It is an unavoidable part of the culture of many countries around the world. Even in countries where coffee is more common, drinking tea is becoming incredibly popular because of its multiple health benefits. To be exact, tea is made from infusing leaves of the Camellia Sinensis...
  31. Top Tea Drinking Countries

    Top Tea Drinking Countries

    The world seems to have be separated into the people who love coffee and the people who prefer tea. Surprisingly or not, there are more tea drinkers in the world than coffee. In fact, tea is the second most popular drink after water. Nowadays, tea has reached every corner of the world and today people drink it in every form imaginable. So...
  32. Where Does The Tea Come From? Find Out Now!

    Where Does The Tea Come From? Find Out Now!

    The origin of tea is as fascinating as the drink itself. But, do you have any idea where does the tea come from? While many people assume that all types of popular teas come from different plants, each type of tea begins as Camellia sinensis. The distinctions between these types of teas come not from the type of plant, but from...
  33. Unknown Facts about Tea

    Unknown Facts about Tea

    This unique and popular drink is the second most consumed worldwide. It has also delighted us for many centuries. Whether you are a newcomer or a tea expert, there are so many interesting facts about tea that you should know. So, sit down, relax and let us guide you through some interesting facts about tea. Tea was stolen by the British...
  34. Best Tea Party Ideas

    Best Tea Party Ideas

    Are you tired of throwing parties in conventional and traditional manner? If the answer is positive, we've got something exciting for you. Why don't you throw a tea party instead? That is something that your friends and family probably don't expect to see so why not surprise them? It's fun, exciting and definitely different. That is why we are going...
  35. Best Tea Trends of 2018

    Best Tea Trends of 2018

    Tea is definitely one of the most popular drinks around the world. There are so many varieties, colors and flavors of tea. And, all of them are exciting. One thing is certain - whether you fancy tea or not, it is always trendy. That's why today we are going to list some of the best and most popular tea trends...
  36. Little Known Facts about Tea

    Little Known Facts about Tea

    For nearly five thousand years, people have been drinking and enjoying tea around the world. Discovered in China, it is definitely the one of the most popular beverages in the world, second to coffee. Naturally, there are so many ways to drink it. Sometimes it’s prepared in traditional ways with great ceremony and other times it's sipped on the go. It comes...
  37. Interesting Tea Traditions Around the World

    Interesting Tea Traditions Around the World

    Drinking tea is a very popular tradition that is dating back to 2737 BCE. According to legend, dried leaves fell from a plant into his Chinese emperor Shennong's cup which greatly improved his hot water. Since that moment, drinking tea became an extremely popular tradition around the world. Ever since its amazing taste and health benefits were first discovered, tea traditions...
  38. The Difference between Steeping and Brewing Tea

    The Difference between Steeping and Brewing Tea

    The difference between steeping and brewing is as easy as whether or not there is continual heat applied to the immersed tea leaves.  Steeping involves the soaking of an item in a liquid, in this case, tea leaves in water, and that liquid can start out to be either cold, or hot. Brewing involves the continual application of heat from an outside source, like from a...
  39. Brewing Mindfulness with a Tea Ritual

    Brewing Mindfulness with a Tea Ritual

    Tea is a beverage that lightens the mood and relaxes you.   Relaxation, mindfulness, and moments of joy are ubiquitous to tea drinking. It speaks for itself as for why tea ceremonies are a part of many cultures all around the world. Tea drinking has more to it besides these uplifting benefits. Modern science suggests that regular tea drinking is good...