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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 […]

Not Just Tea: The Untold History And Future Of Tea

With over 360 attendees spanning 29 countries throughout the world, I, along with many friends within the community, witnessed four leaders within the industry give their take on the current state of affairs. In wonderful expression, the panel was hosted by Khrys Vaughan of In Her Company, featured Rui Liu of GrassPeopleTree, Elyse Petersen of […]

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 […]