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Welcome!

Hello! I’m Marco, an avid tea lover with a passion for gong fu brewing and tea knowledge. As you continue through this space, I hope to share my tea journey as a daily ritual in life. You’ll find the following on this site: My thoughts and reflections from the teas I taste – complete with […]

Horizontal Tasting: Cultivar 21 White + Benifuki White

When it comes to white tea, I’m always ready for a cup. With its processing largely transparent and the classifications based on picking, there’s an ebb and flow to discerning quality that’s exciting. The careful balance the producer must traverse to effectively manage humidity and temperature during drying provides ample information when tasting the finished […]

3 Teas from Senbird Tea: Fukamushi, Gyokuro, Sobacha

I appreciate the strength Japanese tea provides in my tea journey, and seek the bold, balanced flavors sought through fertile cultivation and precision in processing techniques. When Senbird Tea, a Japanese family-owned tea business who utilizes independent tea farmers reached out to offer a balanced selection of teas to try, I felt the calling to […]