If tea is a part of your life, as box of tea bags stacked in your cupboard, this blog would convince you to dig deeper and see just why… 356 more words
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For All The Tea In China, by Sarah Rose.
In 1848, the British East India Company, having lost its monopoly on the tea trade, engaged Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, botanist, and plant hunter, to make an illicit trip into the interior of China (territory forbidden to foreigners) to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea horticulture and manufacturing. 169 more words