The most recent entries of all blog categories.
Yixing and its stone-like teapots
02 May 2019
As the tea tour came to an end, Caroline and Gabriele continue travelling China. First destination Yixing, where they spend far to much money in teapots!
Buddhist Tastings, Western Meditations
26 April 2019
Data or drinking? Max reflects upon a memorable tea tasting at a shop run by a group of Buddhist students, and upon the different ways of appreciating the ephemeral experience of tea.
Lili and the purple bamboo tea
25 April 2019
Unforgettable tea tasting at Lili's, lavish meals, picking tea leaves: Caroline's impressions of the second Tea Tour stop in Guzhu.
Tea tour 2019 - the first days in Shanghai
22 April 2019
The first days of the Nannuoshan Tea Tour 2019, a tea journey to explore tea culture and production in China: a meditative tea tasting and a whole day in Nannuoshan's favourite tea shopping mall.
Smoke & Flowers
08 March 2019
A tasting of two new black teas in the online shop, Qimen Maofeng & Fengqing Dian Hong—one delicately smoky, the other intensely floral.