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Combining Tea tasting and Wine tasting together

Have you heard of tea tasting and wine tasting going together? Why not!! It can be an amazing experience. The luke warm cup filled with a light, herbal smelling green tea literally works wonder alongside the Wine. You will find it common is Chinese fine dining sittings. If looks at the similarities in experience and characteristics, tea tasting is pretty much like wine tasting. The aroma comes first. You take a full delicious breath of oxygen with each sip as much as possible and roll the tea around your mouth. There are as many different teas in the world as there are wines – perhaps even more. The tastes are fabulously diverse. For making a good tea; the leaf to...

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Love yourself - Celebrate Yourself

“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.” ~Sonya Friedman Accept yourself fully, treat yourself with kindness and respect, and nurture your growth and wellbeing. It’s not just how you treat yourself but also your thoughts and feelings about yourself. Try to imagine what you would do for yourself, how you’d talk to yourself, and how you’d feel about yourself that reflects love and concern. Have an overall positive view of yourself. By all this I don’t mean that you feel positive about yourself all the time. You can temporarily feel upset, angry, or disappointed with yourself and still love yourself. This must be confusing; try thinking of how this works in other relationships. We love our kids...

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Some of the Most Expensive Teas in the World

We know that tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world and is drunk both hot and cold. People dink it for refreshment as well as for health benefits, or some time even used to flavor food. It has vast range of varieties available across the world. Those who consider themselves to be tea enthusiasts drink the finest of these varieties, and I’ve listed some of the most expensive varieties of tea available in the world. Da-Hong Pao Tea Da-Hong Pao Tea is considered to be the most expensive in the world. This has been declared a national treasure by the Chinese government and dates back to the Ming Dynasty. It is around $1.2 million per kilogram...

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The Story of Tea

All teas start with plucking fresh leaves. The young leaves of the tea bush are hand-plucked to select only the finest quality leaf-grade teas. With a few exceptions all Peet’s teas are “fine-plucked”. Fine plucking is the practice of taking only the top two leaves and a bud from each shoot. The finest potential flavors and aromas are concentrated in this youngest growth; making fine-plucking, one of the first steps in selecting the best quality teas for Peet’s. Coarse plucking uses the coarser more mature leaves, lower down on the shoot, which cannot deliver as fine or complex a quality due to their having more cellulose and woody structure and therefore less of the components that develop aroma and flavor...

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  There are very good reasons why you should consider switching to our organic loose leaf tea for making iced tea: It’s Healthy: Loose tea are premium in quality and combined with Organic Herbs provide better notations them bagged teas of ready to drink iced teas.  It tastes better: Since it is higher in quality than most tea bags, it gives you full favour to enjoy. More variety: When you buy tea bags, you’re limited to a few selections. With loose leaf tea, you have a wider selection. Plus you can blend teas yourself to make you own specialty   HOW TO BREW LOOSE LEAF TEA FOR A PITCHER OF ICED TEA: There are two common methods for brewing iced tea, see which...

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