Rooibos, (pronounced royboss), latin Aspalathus Linearis is South African for ‘redbush’ and is only Grown high in the mountains of South Africa, in unpolluted surroundings. Rooibos is extraordinarily rich in naturally occurring nutrients.
The Green & White Teas we carry in the store have a history dating back to 2006. The addition of White tea to the Green Tea created a blend that would help the steeping time and temperature hold up better for those ‘mistakes’ we all make when steeping a cup of tea - water too hot, steeping time to long, too much tea etc.
Pu-erh is usually one of the last teas that people try because it is not as traditional looking or tasting as other tea varieties. This is unfortunate because this tea has a lot to offer the health conscientious tea drinker.
Not often do I get really excited about new teas. Yes I appreciate all the teas I sample, some more or less but my cupping of this Chinese Wuyi grown Jin Jun Mei really got my taste buds enthused. First just looking at Jin Jun Mei says QUALITY! Then the aroma from the sample revved […]