Doke is part of land of Buddha where once legendary Shravan Kumar rested for night on this river bank with his blind parents whom he used to carry on a shoulder sling. Later a village of potters settled here which is not varified by any historical documents but the presence of pieces of pottery embedded […]
To be part of an elite club one feels contented and happy – I had my share of high and lows associated with such postings. Learning is a continuous process – only degree varies – and at CII it is a pleasure because you are involved with cream of cream nationally as well as internationally. […]
Darjeeling is Darjeeling and there is no explanation as the place is best and the tea is best – 大吉岭
Suddenly you feel the need to vacate the chair and look for a better occupant…it happened today and it was impulsive but timely and I really liked doing it – let it reach the right hands – hands that can hold it tight..
Tea marketing like any other commodity is little different and basically story telling and faces are more important which hide years of experience and achievements. Sharyn Johnston came in our contact only recently in 2015 but we feel we have been working on tea 🍵 since a long time as the beverage is linking people closer..
No one knows when this lost tribe of Wa relocated themselves from most probably South Indian to present day Washan area of Cangyuan County of Lincang prefecture of Yunnan. Their customs, appearance, beliefs and social structures are a subject of great study and their lost language only can draw the historic migration and the reasons […]
On 26th September 2017 at the age of 64 and having served tea for 43 years China recognized my services and awarded me at International Tea Forum in Enshi, Hubei along with International Tea Commeettee chairman Ian Gibbs, American Tea Association chairman Peter Goggi, Malaysian Tea Association vice-president CK Liew for our outstanding performances – giving me […]
On my way to start Tea Diplomacy in America I was destined to make a brief stop over in Kunming on 12th June 2017 to attend this important meeting on One belt one road think tank forum and found that sometimes common people can find better solutions which governments with vested interests can never find. […]
The great American spirit behind the iron lady which is driving the TSalon brand of flavored teas to the pallet of American tea drinker who never twitched his nose in disapproval when passing our Indian tea board pavilion booth in 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show at Javit’s Center. We were the proud suppliers […]
After meeting Prof. Wang of Miami University and Prof Bi of Mississippi University and Prof. Chen of Louisiana University I am sure that without China it would be very difficult to grow Tea in America.