Tag Archives: Pu’erh

The Tea Explorer – Screening at Toronto Tea Festival

The Tea Explorer gets a screening at the 2018 Toronto Tea Festival. Continue reading

Posted in Explorations, JalamTeas, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tea, Mountains and The Close of a Year. Tributes and Moments

A new year comes and some looking back at moments and a summoning back of experiences and people seems required to pay homage to time having passed. This contemplation isn’t something noble but rather something of appreciation, and it very … Continue reading

Posted in Explorations, Glaciers, JalamTeas, Mountains, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

International Tea Day – Lao Banzhang Mentor

Mr. Gao quietly sweats his way through the busy harvest seasons and isn’t caught up with the ‘hype’ that accompanies terminology. He and his hands and his ancestors have long known tea from the roots to the shoots and he creates masterpieces. Continue reading

Posted in JalamTeas, Media, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Puerh’s Ancient Cylinder – 竹面 – Zhú tǒng

The round cylinder of compressed Puerh, was formed using a bamboo husk and provided one of the most effective means of transporting tea along the Tea Horse Road. Continue reading

Posted in Explorations, JalamTeas, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sips at the 2017 International Tea Conference in Hubei

Tea sips in Hubei Province during the 2017 International Tea Conference. Continue reading

Posted in JalamTeas, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tea Explorer Extended Run – On CBC’s Doc Channel

We’re delighted to announce that our documentary film The Tea Explorer film is getting an additional airing on Sunday Sept, 10th at 9 pm ET/10 PT on CBC’s Doc Channel in Canada. Best taken with a cup of leaves and water … Continue reading

Posted in Explorations, JalamTeas, Media, Mountains, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Moments with an Aging Classic – Bada at 10 years

One of the many voices that have counselled and often chided me comes from Mr. Li from Guangdong. Buyer of exceptional teas throughout China for collectors for decades, he runs a teashop that specializes in teas that are simply out of most people’s price range. “Aged” teas was one of his great peeves and discussion points. He raged against pricing a tea simply based on an apparent age of tea. Continue reading

Posted in Explorations, JalamTeas, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Interview with Love for Tea – The Tea Explorer

A conversation about The Tea Explorer film, favourite teas, and the Himalayan trade routes with Ruhani Sandhu. Continue reading

Posted in Media, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mustang – Part 2 – Route of Khampas

“A land of little and a route of much” is how I often view this present journey and it is how I’ve viewed many of Himalayan trade routes I’ve travelled. Our present route here in Mustang has taken us past an … Continue reading

Posted in Explorations, Mountains, Tea, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

He Kai Ancient Tree Puerh – A Long Walk

Nothing quite ‘scars’ the palate like a magnificent hit of a powerful tea. From that moment forward something has changed and it might as well be an actual mark or scar because it is memorable and it changes everything for … Continue reading

Posted in JalamTeas, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment