Tea Review: Top of the World Tea Reserve – Nepal Tea Collective

When you think of high-elevation tea, what comes to mind? You may recall how the slow growth and hot/cold temperatures significantly impact the development of sugars in the leaf or the elasticity in its texture. Hailing from Bhakanje, Solukhumbu, the home of Mount Everest, Nepal Tea Collective has sourced a series of black teas. They […]

Steap’d In Storytelling: Traci Levy Shares the Power of Inclusive Education

Traci (she/her) lives on Long Island in New York. She created an Instagram tea account in 2015 to connect with other tea lovers and started a tea blog (Tea Infusiast) in 2020, where she shares her research on tea history and culture, an occasional recipe, and how tea helps her cultivate mindfulness. Recently, she completed the Being […]

Annie Celebrates Volition Tea’s 1st Anniversary & I Taste Black Jade Dan Cong Wulong

Dan Cong tea is widely known and celebrated for its broad lexicon of aromas. 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 with. It is an exciting endeavor to attempt to taste them […]

Steap’d In Storytelling: Nicole Wilson Shares Her Path as a Tea Educator

Ask any tea enthusiast what some of their favorite resources are to learn about tea and you’ll likely hear the name, Nicole Wilson. Nicole is the writer behind Tea For Me Please, an award-winning tea blog widely cited by peers as one of the most influential resources for tea information. Nicole has been a tea […]

Steap’d In Storytelling: Mona shares the heart, strength, and tenacity of the Yunnan-Thai people

Mona Jhunjhnuwala feels like a household name for many in the tea community, and for good reason. Her infectious enthusiasm and commitment to sharing her story and the culture of tea are felt through her tea business, Teawala. Most recently, she’d taken us with her on a recent trip to Thailand through Instagram Live sessions. […]

Spring Festival 2022: Celebrate Year Of The Tiger With These Tea Brands

Have you been in earshot of discussions regarding the Spring Festival, Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year? Curious as to what it’s all about? I don’t have all the answers yet I’m learning more each day! There are some wonderful people connected to the world of tea that are planning experiences geared toward cultural […]