Making Oolong Tea

Ever wondered why Oolong tea is more expensive than your standard off the shelf supermarket variety?  Watch the skill and time involved to create that beautiful award winning Oolong...

Teabags – some ugly truths

Teabags have been part of the tea industry for a long time.  The ugly truth is that there is a number of reasons to not use them which I discuss in this video.  Change to a sustainable infusers and use loose leaf pure tea!...

Brewing a Champion Signature Drink

Creating and brewing a tea drink is not always about blending tea leaves.  Blending different tea families sometimes require different water temperatures.  Brew the leaves separately and blend the tea liquor to achieve...

Tea and Whisky: a review

Tea and Whisky is a wonderful combination.  You can either add a small drop to lift and open the flavours of the whisky (recommended for single malt) or use it as a mixer with the whisky (recommended for blended...

Black tea and mushroom risotto

Have you tried cooking with tea?  There are many recipes that use Chai or Earl Grey or Matcha.  This a simple recipe that shows you how to make an amazing risotto with black tea stock.  Seriously, it is fast, simple and very...

How to Tea Cupping – Green Tea and Oolong Tea

Cupping tea is a very important activity conducting weekly by tea professionals.  Cupping is a the process used to understand and know the tea.  Tasting is for enjoyment.  Cupping is used for grading tea and regular checking the freshness of tea...

Green Tea – An Introduction

What is Green Tea?  There are hundreds of different types of green tea!  Lets start with the basics and learn to identify quality tea.  The 6 families of tea are covered in our Introduction to Tea Education...

White Tea: an Introduction

What is White Tea?  Black tea with milk? Not anymore, it is the least processed of all teas!  The 6 families of tea are covered in our Introduction to Tea Education series....