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Toronto Tea Festival – Speaking About (and Sipping) Puerh

  Delighted to be speaking and slurping away at this year’s annual Toronto Tea Festival on behalf of our own JalamTeas. January 30th’s talk “Puerh’s Roots – Caravan Fuel to Boutique Idol” will look at the ascent of the unique … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Bit of Puerh Sampled…at Last

“What you taste when you know what has gone into creating that Pu erh cake of tea is an entirely different sensation than that same tea served without its story, without its hands”. Continue reading

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The Tea Horse Road Expedition – 8 Years’ On…

A tribute to the Tea Horse Road expedition and its participants 8 years on Continue reading

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New York’s Tea Drunk – I’m Bringing Pu erh tea Leaves and We’re Drinking

After the Explorers Club talk this Friday, I head south for tea sips to New York. No regular sips either…Pu erh tea leaves off of ancient trees. I’ll be in New York at the wonderful Tea Drunk sipping, serving, being … Continue reading

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Tea Interview with Tealet and Jeff Fuchs…with Tea

Tealet’s fearless leader Elyse Petersen sits down for an interview with yours truly about tea, where I get to gently rant a bit about Puerh tea, people, and why tea and people cannot be separated. Enjoyed with a sip of … Continue reading

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Expedition Update: Jalamteas sponsors ‘The Route of Wind of Wool’ with green fuel

Not coming as a shock to many, our expedition has gained some fuel of the ancient green variety from my own co-founded ‘Jalamteas‘. Michael and I will sip of the tea trees of southern Yunnan with a variety of leaves … Continue reading

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The Tea Boss Arrives…Without Warning

  Wang Ling has arrived giving me only a couple of hours warning, and she is no conventional guest. She is a tea master with a personality that frequently ranges from the absurdly giggly to the mute tones of a … Continue reading

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Jalamteas Little Success Story Continues

With the New Year here in the present tense, we at Jalamteas wish to thank our sipping supporters who had a wonderful impact on our little venture of hand-sourcing rare Puerhs and getting them directly into your cups. We had … Continue reading

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Up a Classic with a Classic – Xishuangbanna Continued

Teashops and tea cups have to at some point make way for the tea forests and fields. Fluid must give way to its ‘source’. As much as my entire being loves to be shoved into a tight little shop sipping … Continue reading

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An Arrival – Xishuangbanna/Sipsongbanna

Heat, Green, Some Characters…and more Green There are moments when the senses tell the rest of the body that one has arrived; moments when the body knows something before the mind does. Stepping out of a plane’s hatch, hot air … Continue reading

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