• How to Become a Certified Tea Sommelier

    I started taking courses towards my tea sommelier certification through the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada in January 2015. If you haven’t found your New Year’s Resolution yet, maybe this is it! Tea sommeliers are the new wine sommeliers. Tea sommelier classes and certification programs are popping up all over the globe as tea drinking

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  • Toronto Tea Festival Highlights

    During the first weekend in February I found myself at the Toronto Tea Festival for the first time. It’s Canada’s largest tea festival and in its sixth year running. Over the weekend I caught up with friends, ate some amazing food, and got properly tea drunk. My duffel bag was ten pounds heavier with tea going through

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  • Teabook Travel Tea Tumbler Review

    As a tea-loving traveller on the road, I’m always looking for better ways to take tea with me on the go. The biggest problem with making portable tea is that most teas become bitter as they sit in water and release tannins over time. Ick, no thanks. Teabook has created a tumbler to solve exactly

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  • Fall Tea Giveaway with Yatra Tea Company

    It’s still warm enough that you’ll call it summer, but you’ve started wearing cardigans at night. You’re still enjoying summer tomatoes from the garden, but the though of pumpkin filling is also starting to occupy your thoughts. I’ve got some cozy goodness to give away today (yay!). Cozy up with these smooth Indian Teas and honey-sweet poetry

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