Tea Travels, Part II: Nepal Organic Tea Gardens

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This trip was a Tea Garden Intensive. We visited 14 gardens in 12 days. We were hosted in such a pleasant manner, that often we felt we were a guest at the tea workers home (sometimes we actually were!). It was a very humbling experience…to meet so many different people involved in the effort to […]

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Tea Travels Part I: Featured Tea Garden: Gopaldhara

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This year’s travels were filled with many tea gardens and many tastings. One that stood out to us was a visit to Gopaldhara Tea Estate in the Mirik Valley of Darjeeling. I arrived after nightfall, winding down a narrow bumpy jeep road that was quite nerve-racking (most tea areas have crazy mountain roads..but this was […]

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Taiwan Spring 2014 Travels…from the road part 1: Fresh Tea Aroma

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  You know it’s a good day on the job when you retire for the night, and your clothes are fragrant with the aroma of fresh tea. I’m sitting here with my cup of unfinished oolong tea. Harvested yesterday. Yes, it’s technically “not as good” as the finished product. But to cut through this tropical […]

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