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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 […]

Foundations: A Look into Dan Cong Teas – Ya Shi Xiang (Duck Shit Fragrance)

Jasmine, almond, orchid, and cinnamon fragrances are just a few of the numerous aromas that come to mind when we think of Dan Cong teas. In addition to the Shan Yun (山韵) or Mountain Rhyme felt with high-quality Dan Cong teas, the versatility they bring almost guarantees that you’ll find one to fall in love […]

One Year Later

Today marks the first anniversary of this written space! It wouldn’t be what it is without you; the curious mind that has chosen to direct their attention to my evolving perception and relationship within the tea. The photo above is of my first gaiwan and has served a reminder that all storms pass and that […]