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Tea Trip: Wei and Wang Ti Kuan Yin – Legends of Discovery

There are two legends that describe the discovery of the legendary Ti Kuan Yin Oolong Tea and these two stories … Continue reading 

Tea Trip: Anxi Tea Market & Qingshui Yan Temple

Ti Yuan Yin oolong tea is mostly traded at the Anxi Tea Market.  Tea farmers gather to show their finished … Continue reading 

Tea Trip: In the Home of Ti Kuan Yin

We left temperate Xiamen early in the morning, hoping for good weather in the mountains despite a forecast for rain.  … Continue reading 

Tea Trip: Journey to Experience Ti Kuan Yin Oolong Tea in China

This week, we have the unique opportuniTEA to travel abroad to experience tea in China.  Along the way our Ministers … Continue reading 

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How Tea Is Produced – From Plant to Cup

Your favorite tea, from Ginger Peach to Honey Ginseng Green, has a story to tell. Our teas go on an … Continue reading 

Sip. Savor. Save the Planet.

You may not think to look in your pantry when it is time to plant some springtime bulbs, but you … Continue reading 

The World’s Rarest Teas

Here at The Republic of Tea, we know better than anyone the lasting appeal of a perfect Earl Grey or … Continue reading 

How to Experience the Japanese Tea Ceremony for Yourself

A Matcha Made in Heaven… Can you imagine a tea ceremony so ancient and treasured that it is precisely orchestrated … Continue reading 

Tea Professions – 5 Fascinating Jobs for the Tea-Obsessed

Passionate tea drinkers like us can never have enough. Even when we’re not drinking tea, we often find ourselves thinking … Continue reading 

Tea and Yoga – Meditation in Two Acts

What do tea and yoga have in common? Drinking tea and practicing yoga are ancient practices steeped in history, both … Continue reading