Every tea enthusiast has probably come across this scenario. We are always interested in trying many different types of tea — we order tea from various tea shops, bring tea back from holidays, and even receive tea as gifts from caring friends who are aware of our love for this magical drink.
And then one fine day, somewhere in our tea cupboard's depths, we might discover a tea that got accidentally forgotten. Or perhaps it wasn't brewed in a timely matter. Well, it might be hard to keep track of every tea we have. But has the tea already gone bad? (Read more)
Today Japanese teas are renowned around the world for their fresh, grassy taste, and unmistakable umami. Because of these favorable qualities, Japanese tea also requires extra care when storing. (Read more)
Although there is a general criterion for storing loose leaf teas (in a tightly sealed container, away from moisture, out of the sun, away from smells), each specific tea type has conditions that work better for its longevity.
For example, when we store Japanese teas, we can take a few extra steps to ensure their utmost freshness. (Read more)