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Tea Talks: Dan Bolton

by Jason Walker on August 3, 2014

in Member Content, Voices of Tea

I have wanted to talk with Dan Bolton for some time now. Dan is supportive of all who are tea content producers – people who write, photograph, and otherwise print/publish tea information. He tracks down the people and stories of tea across the world. And when he isn’t digging for stories in the beverage industry, […]

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Dialog: Taiwan Tea Competitions

by Jason Walker on July 6, 2014

in Member Content, Voices of Tea

Healthy competition can be a very good thing. In the case of tea farmers and producers, tea competitions can drive participants to learn more and create better teas. It can be good for tea drinkers as well. Taiwan has been organizing tea competitions for nearly 40 years, and these competitions have raised standards and improved […]

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Tie guan yin wulong may be one of the most misunderstood teas. It can be grown in different places, grown from different cultivars, and processed in different ways. The resulting teas may all be called tie guan yin, but have very different character. I asked James Grayland of Wan Ling Tea House and Dan Robertson […]

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Few people in the US have witnessed the changes in the tea industry the way James Norwood Pratt has. When Pratt was a young man starting college in Winston-Salem, one of his professors asked him if he was a Darjeeling man. He quickly, though somewhat overconfidently, answered “No sir, I’m from Forsyth County.” Mr. Pratt’s […]

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Thanks To All Of You…

by Jason Walker on June 2, 2014

in Voices of Tea

  for making Walker Tea Review a success.    to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings.

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Who Deserves A World Tea Award? WTR Picks

by Jason Walker on April 17, 2014

in Voices of Tea

Like many other industries, those of us connected to tea business will gather to select the best and brightest of our peers. Now is the time to submit nominations. Nominate BEFORE 25 April 2014. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WorldTeaAwardsNominations   In Case You Need Some Help With Nominations: Best Tea Publication Art of Tea –  One of the best English […]

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As tea drinkers, it is easier to see the intersection of tea and humanity when the cup is in our hands. It can be more challenging to appreciate the people involved in bringing that leaf to our cups, but our Information Age has certainly helped. Seeking to further peel away the layers between people and […]

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