Today’s cup is a generic Oolong Tea from YamaMotoYama.
Those who’ve been reading for a while know that I am emboldened by the love of culture. The people of the world are so outwardly similar, but with tiny differences intermingled throughout their daily lives which makes all of us so amazing.
Celebrating these differences can be complex, or simple. In the case of tea, the preparation, presentation and contents of the teas often offer a glimpse into the needs and attributes of a culture’s daily needs.
Today’s review is for Amazon Spice Guayusa (why-yu-sah). Not technically a tea, it comes from a holly plant in the Amazonian rainforest of Ecuador, and is being popularized rather quickly by Runa.
Last week, I covered my first day at the 2009 World Tea Expo held in Las Vegas. This week you get to hear about the rest of my trip. I won’t name names… but I met some really fantastic people at this year’s expo…