Learn-About-Tea Blog

This tea information blog features the latest news, resources and articles from Learn-About-Tea.com. The content provided is designed to serve as an online educational guide covering all aspects of tea, including varieties, health benefits, flavors, selection, brewing methods, accessories, gift-giving and entertaining.



Quality Tea - Shop for Fine Teas and Artisan Herbal Blends

Shop for award-winning, handcrafted teas, inlcuding fine tea blends, herbal tisanes, chai, dessert teas, rooibos and more...

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Tea Health Information - Research on Wellness Benefits

Hundreds of scientific studies link daily tea consumption with potential medicinal benefits.The followng research and tea health information....

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Tea Resources - Publications, Associations & Contacts

To complement the educational content provided on Learn-About-Tea.com, following is a list of tea resources, including associations, publications and ...

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Learn About Tea - Information Guide | Brewing Tips | Tea Shop!

Learn about tea and discover delicious blends, health benefits, brewing tips, herbal teas, how to host tea parties...

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About Wu-Long Tea | Oolong Tea | WuYi Tea

Wu-long tea, typically pelled oolong tea, originated in the Fukien province of China. It is a fruity medium-bodied tea that combines attributes of both black and green tea varieties...

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Gourmet Tea Gift Basket - Shop for Beautiful Gift Ideas

A gourmet tea gift basket is always an appropriate gift for a tea lover. Here are some things to consider as you ....

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Japanese Tea Ceremony - Learn About this Beautiful Custom

The Japanese Tea Ceremony has evolved over the centuries and today there are many different styles and schools of tea in Japan...

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High End Tea - Selection Tips

Depending on where you live, finding top quality high end tea to make a great tasting cup or pot of tea may be challenging. Here are tips...

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Sencha Green Tea - History, Selection and Brewing Tips

Sencha green tea, Japan's most popular tea, is created from the first leaves during the annual spring tea harvest. The tea plants for sencha are grown...

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Arizona Tea... Offering Provides Convenience and Taste Options

Tea drinkers are seeking convenience these days. Arizona Tea in bottles, cans, and juice-style boxes is one option...

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Gunpowder Green Tea - Health Benefits and Brewing Tips

When brewed and steeped, the tea pellets will explode or open into a longer leaf. Gunpowder green tea is also called pearl tea or bead tea because of...

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Cinnamon Tea - Delightful Flavor and Health Benefits

In addition to mixing with other teas and herbs for enhanced flavor, cinnamon tea can be made from a single cinnamon stick and one cup of boiling water....

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Chinese Black Tea - Varieties and Flavors

The world’s most popular and widely consumed tea, Chinese black tea, originated more than 4,000 years ago and has evolved into thousands of known varieties...

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Wu Yi Tea -- What You Should Know

While the same as oolong and Wulong teas, what distinguishes wu yi tea from green and black varieties is where it is harvested and the increased level of beneficial polyphenols that...

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Oolong Tea Production in Vietnam

Oolong tea is a traditional tea from the Camellia sinensis bush that ranges in oxidation from 10 to 70 percent, which puts in somewhere between green and black oxidation levels. The taste is...

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Green Tea vs. Oolong (Wulong) Tea Benefits

Although green tea often gets the spotlight in the media, many of the same health benefits can be attributed to other varieties of tea, including oolong, which is also ...

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Chai Tea Latte - How to Make the Perfect Cup

If you are looking for a delicious alternative to coffee, try a chai tea latte. Chai lattes include a number of aromatic and enticing spices...,

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Tea Cupping ... Explained

Following the preliminary tea cupping steps, the tea is ready for the tasting part of the process. Generally speaking, the same care involved with the examination of the unsteeped tea leaves...

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Japanese Green Teas - Offer a Tempting Variety of Choice and Flavor

All Japanese green teas come from one cultivar: the yabukita clone. The variety of green tea choices...

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Black Tea vs Green Tea ... Which Should You Drink?

You may wonder which is better - black tea vs green tea - when you are reaching for a good cup of something hot to drink (or pour over ice). Both black tea and green tea ...

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Wulong Tea: The Black Dragon Tea

he word, wulong, means black dragon in Chinese. How did wulong tea derive this name?

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Green Tea Powder - Matcha Tea - Recipes and Benefits

Traditionally, you prepare green tea powder by scooping the matcha into a cup, adding hot water, and whisking until there is no powder left on the sides or bottom of the cup.. .

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Green Tea Benefits - Freshness of Tea is Key ... Learn More!

Green tea benefits are compromised after six months from the harvest date or when the packaging...

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Green Tea Health Benefits

Green tea health benefits are largely derived from compounds called polyphenols, which are chemicals with powerful antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that...

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Ma Huang Tea - What You Need to Know

Ma Huang tea is the Chinese tea that is named for Ephedra, now banned by the FDA. Here's what you need to know to ensure...

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