Jun. 25th, 2016

Steep History: Gunpowder Green Tea


Many green teas carry intriguing and imaginative names, like “dragon well”, “matcha” and “gyokuro”. There is, however, one green tea that seems to break the mold: Gunpowder. How did this tea get its baffling name, and why does it seem to be popular in spite of that? Steep a cup for yourself and sit down with us as we unravel the mystery of gunpowder tea.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 17th, 2016

Teas Around the World: Teas of France


It may be true that France has long had a love affair with the café, but the tea culture in France is much stronger – and older – than you’d likely expect. And it’s making a comeback.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 10th, 2016

Which is Better: Tea Bags or Loose-Leaf Tea?


The lines have been drawn. You must choose where you stand: Tea bags, or loose-leaf? Today, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of this epic struggle.

Written By Haylee Meyers