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Talking Tea

Conversations about tea and tea culture

Jul 13, 2018

Today we welcome back to Talking Tea Shiuwen Tai of Seattle’s Floating Leaves tea to chat about one of our favorite teas, Taiwan’s celebrated Dong Ding oolong.

Shiuwen believes that Dong Ding represents everything that Taiwan has to offer in terms of producing tea, and we chat about the qualities that make Dong Ding...


Jun 1, 2018

At Talking Tea we've long wanted to explore the seemingly deep divide between tea and coffee, and between tea drinkers and coffee drinkers. But lately we've come to realize that the divide might not be very deep at all, and that there might be more similarities between the two beverages, and the two communities, than we...


Mar 30, 2018

Today on Talking Tea we welcome back Kevin Gascoyne of Montreal's Camellia Sinensis Tea House. If you've heard any of our earlier episodes with Kevin, you'll know that Kevin is a specialist, and one of the world's leading authorities, on Indian tea. Kevin returns to the show today to chat with us about some of the...


Feb 19, 2018

There is an amazement of tea that's hard to capture in words. It can happen when we experience a tea for the first time and are astounded by flavors and aromas unlike anything we've experienced before. Or when we revisit one of our favorite teas and find elements we never noticed before. Or when we find ourselves...


Talking Tea Live Event - Join Us on 2/22 in Philadelphia

Feb 6, 2018

Tea Process and Transformation: A Tasting Workshop

 

 

Join us in Philadelphia on February 22 for Talking Tea’s second live event! We’ll be joined by Nate Cochran of Spirit Tea to delve into tea processes and cultivars from a tasting perspective.

If you’ve been drinking tea for a while, or even if you’re a...