Learn the basics with Vol. 1
We wrote the book on tea! Learn the basics of loose leaf tea in the first volume of our tea basics series.
Tea Drinker's Handbook Vol1
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“Tea is the most consumed beverage after water in the world.
• Did you know that all tea comes from the same plant?
• Did you know that like wine, tea is highly influenced by its terroir- the soil, sunlight, and air in which the plant is grown.
• Did you know that not everything we call tea is actually tea?
The origin of tea is some what of a legend. It begins in China in 2737 BC with the Chinese emperor Shen Nung. The emperor was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water when some leaves from the tree blew into the water. Shen Nung was a renowned herbalist and decided to try this accidental brew. The tree was Camellia sinensis, and the new drink was tea. While it’s impossible to know if this is true, tea drinking certainly started in China centuries before it made its way west.
China may be the most well-known tea producer, but Argentina, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and Tanzania are also leading tea-producing coun-tries.In essence each cup of tea is like a trip to the region in which it is grown. Drink-ing tea[…]”
Excerpt From: “LeviteaTeabasicsebook.” iBooks.