A bridge of tea..

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It was China which had tea initially and the debate carries on how it spread worldwide and after traveling far and wide for business I feel it is most appropriate way of spreading the message of tea by presenting ceremonies in diverse ways. Recently our government did a India China culture week with yoga as […]

Story of a leaf..

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Prof Wang Xufeng of Zhejiang Agricultural & Forestry University, Hangzhou, author of her tea culture book winning highest Chinese literary Mao Dun prize and filmed into a 300 minutes CCTV documentary has put me into the orbit of international college education and we have done three events at Hangzhou, Delhi and Wenzhou in last two […]

It is fusion….

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China has tea at 30 degree latitude – a line drawn along Yangtze – having most of those delicate green fragrant teas like 西湖龙井 but in India we have tea at 23 degree latitude of Assam and Darjeeling – mostly strong black teas needing sugar to go down the throat – and we at Doke […]

Welcome

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Today is a very special day when I am yielding to the wishes of my son, Vivek, who has been pestering me to write my own story which is really nothing much except a transition from sugar to tea.