How is Darjeeling black tea made?

This week I had the very fortunate opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at the production process for Darjeeling tea. ย I was visiting the Longview Tea Estate and they granted me behind the scenes access to their factory and expansive fields so that I might get a better understanding of exactly what goes into making Darjeeling tea.

Exploring Argentinian Tea Culture: Yerba Mate

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Happy Yerba Mate Day! For those that didnโ€™t know, and I admittedly needed a reminder, today is Argentinaโ€™s official Yerba Mate Day. What exactly is yerba mate? In Argentina yerba mate is their go-to โ€œteaโ€... though it does not come from the camellia sinensis plant. However, it does however have similar properties to tea … Continue reading Exploring Argentinian Tea Culture: Yerba Mate