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 […]
Lapacho herb by itself is not all that popular with our customers, except for those who know the exceptional benefits of this South American herb grown in the rain forests. Please see our full article on our blog https://meandtea.ca/lapacho/ for more information on Lapacho. Lapacho tea can be made by pouring one cup of boiling […]
Try and find quality whole leaf decaffeinated green or black tea on the market either on the web or in a tea shop. You will look long and hard before you find anything and when you do, it will probably be decaffeinated by a chemical process. Who wants to drink chemically processed tea?
Fog mountain has a very appealing taste to most North American tea drinkers, especially the ‘new to green tea’ or first timers. Every tea shop needs a tea like this! So many tea buyers are turned off of green tea because they purchase the wrong green teas for their tastes. These sweet aromatic leaves infuse to produce a soft, smooth and mellow tasting green tea with prominent apricot and plum-like notes and gives at least 3 enjoyable infusions.
What is in a name? Intrigue, curiosity, questions? All of these come to mind when you see the name Golden Monkey on our Tea display tin. Hmm, think I will try this, oops, it is a little expensive! So you pass it by! What a pity! And now to the curiosity in the name!
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