Lochan Online Tea Tasting Event [via 39Steeps]

There has been a new trend in tea tasting events – online tea tastings. This may seem odd, but some of the best teas come from farmers with no access to tea-shops in the West, and that is where tea tastings are traditionally held. I think it is a great idea, I think it brings us all closer to the tea producers, cutting out the middle-men – thus giving us access to a wider variety of potentially better teas. In this way, we can all source tea, we don’t always have to let someone do the work for us – and this is the adventure of tea. Read more on 39Steeps: http://39steeps.blogspot.com/2009/10/lochan-tea-tasting-event.html