In this issue, Rie Tulali helps us discover the power of terroir and why it is important to know what we are buying. We learn about the world’s most impactful tax cut and how it led to a revolution that would change the world.more
The Brits treasure their traditional tea, but is this tradition worth treasuring? Jonathan Nunn ponders over what it means to drink tea the British way and why it might shock many visitors. Michael Freeman takes us on a journey of discovery of ancient trials and trading routes that helped spread tea within and outside of China. The fragrances of tea can be such an enigma. We chat with olfactory expert Carine Baudry to better understand what happens to our senses when we drink tea and why it is so hard to identify flavours and fragrances. We stroll through the old streets of Rangoon in search of laphet yay, the traditional Burmese tea, and go on a tea road trip in remote Laos with a monk.