About World of Tea

World of Tea is the leading tea education and news site in the United States. World of Tea was started by Tony Gebely is 2009. His tea life began in 2005 with a month-long trip to China, and continued to flourish during his travels throughout Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India and Nepal in 2008. Tony was the founder of the now closed Chicago Tea Garden but has maintained a strong presence in the tea world since. He has consulted on many tea projects and spent 8 months apprenticing under David Lee Hoffman. He has helped spread tea culture with his tea tastings and writings and is finishing up work on his forthcoming book, “Tea: A User’s Guide.” Tony now serves as an advisor to American Tea Room and Tea Journey Magazine and lives in Chicago with his wife Katie and dog Henry.


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