With 2014 finally here, it is time to look back at the best of 2013 together. With the new year beginning today we need to start things off on the right foot together with tea. My goal is to make Tea Journey a fun place to learn about tea, art and all things connected to them. This year is going to be an adventure to remember for years to come, now it’s time to look over my favorite posts from 2013.
Japanese Tea Books
The number one thing I am passionate about telling people I meet is that I love Japan and its culture. Being a Canadian there is only 146 years of history to learn about, with Japan there is over 2000 years to drool over. Part of that history is the cultivation of tea and its own culture with it. These books each give their own insight into Japan’s personal world with tea itself.
Tea- Shirt Shop OPEN!
As an artist and designer, I always love to give something back to those around me. My secret project completed and I was able to present you with the first design for Tea- Shirts on Spreadshirt.
With new beginnings starting with 2014 I can not wait to release the next design!
Teavana neighborhood store: Hit or Miss?
Teavana did it, they created a master piece in the heart of Manhattan. I was very pleased to know it was happening and eagerly waited to hear from my old colleagues in NYC. Who could not be blown away by their artful ceiling of…. TEA!
This store marked the beginning of something new in the tea world, let’s see what happens in 2014~
Sommelier Exam Study: Some Tips
Being a Tea Sommelier to me means that you need to keep learning every day. I took the exam not only to complete my journey with the program but to push myself to study intensively and gain new knowledge.
This guide is perfect if you wish to do the exam or even just to learn a bit more about the complexities and subtleties of teas.
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