Where did you say this tea is from?

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Introducing Stone Leaf Teahouse’s Tea Atlas   If you have ever wondered where the tea you’re drinking comes from, you’re not alone.  When you drink tea, you can taste the place in which it was grown.  Much of the flavor is deeply connected to a particular mountainside, village, or master craftsman.  Whether you know the […]

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How to make loose leaf tea

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If you’ve been to Stone Leaf Teahouse you’ve likely noticed that they don’t hand you a mug and a tea bag.  Tea here is as much about the preparation and experience as it is about a nice hot drink.  And if you’ve watched Stone Leaf’s owner, John Wetzel, make tea, you’ve probably witnessed the never […]

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It’s Official!!!

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Coming to you directly from the top of the world… Stone Leaf Tea is now proud to offer Nepal Second Flush from Kuwapani Tea Estate. Purchased and shipped directly from the producer in Hile, Nepal. This tea is as fresh as it gets and a great everyday drinking black tea!

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Hidden Dragon: Anji Bai Cha

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Our recent travels in Zhejiang Province 浙 江 also included a trip to the land of bamboo forests (where Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon was filmed) and tea gardens amongst the hills. Before touring the tea garden, we of course sampled the tea processed the day before. This is a small family operation, where the tea […]

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First Harvest of Spring near Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province

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Outside of Hangzhou, we visited an organic tea farm with some incredible views and incredible tea. After lunch and tea in her family home, Tea Master Zheng invited us up to the roof, where we sat in a Buddhist shrine with the resident Master, who overlooks the tea fields. Master Zheng’s tea is completely organic;  […]

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Yunnan Ancient Arbor Puer Cha

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Our travels began in the Xishuangbanna 西雙版納 region of Yunnan Province. Up the hills of Nannoushan 南糯山 for the first harvests of Puer Cha we found trees that have been harvested for many generations. One week in Yunnan is merely enough for a quick glimpse into the world where tea began. But it is a […]

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