The Plum tea

They bear different names following countries but, wherever is the place, their branch of delicate, arachnidan flowers is seizing everywhere with the same happiness. How beautiful was the Korean countryside with this pinkish canopy in a more or less pronounced colour following the varieties. We are used to calling them « cherry tree », but, without being […]

Plum tea

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Professional tea blending and flavouring in South Korea

The first Professional tea blending and flavouring class has just ended in Seoul, South Korea. Through a partnership between Tealab- tea academy and ITEI, International Tea Education Institute, the classes and workshops proposed by these two entities have now the same standards in term of content and quality in the two continents. It is within […]

You cannot stop progress !

An Englishman, Joshua Renouf, invents a new concept of alarm clock : the Barisieur, an alarm clock that can actually prepare tea and coffee. This man I never met, has certainly a great sense of comfort, of practice, of organization, even of rationalization of tasks. It is now possible for the one who always dreamed to wake […]



The SEEYOK tea garden is getting to Chinese methods

It is not easy to reach the SEEYOK tea garden. The road from Mirik or better expressed the path, is so steep and narrow that drivers must have cold sweats, but for passager, it is a great pleasure to discover the so scenic and beautifull landscape of the Darjeeling mountains. Beyond its high quality teas […]

Yet a nice Darjeeling Arya Ruby Tea 2016

In Darjeeling, where I still was few days ago, I could taste the new produced autumal teas 2016. This year, the Autumn flush Darjeeling tea harvest is slightly late as it rained quite heavily during the early weeks of October and in November. Once sunny days and quite warm temperature came back, the major production […]



Why are Yi Xing Tea pots so good for tea ?

A tea pot is more than a container for making tea. It is the final element which will enhance the taste of your natural, plain tea. The Yi Xing tea pots, name given tho the town southwest of Shanghai, in China’s Jiangsu province, are so valuable because of the high quality of its purple clay. […]