From authentic Chinese tea tasting to classic high tea experiences, we’ve rounded up ten of Vancouver’s best and most historic tea shops.
From Portland fine tea retailer Townshend’s Tea Company comes a new line of tea spirits.
The luxury tea brand’s Vancouver location celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with tea-infused mooncakes.
There is a difference between growing tea and making tea—Westholme Tea Farm accomplishes both.
By eliminating the unnecessary, Miito demonstrates that design can instigate positive change.
In today’s frantic world, the opportunity to sit back with a pot of tea is a marker of true civility. The experience is about to be amplified in Vancouver with the opening of the TWG Tea Salon & Boutique.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: In San Francisco, a city where everyone is working on the next big thing, and with plenty of coffee houses to fuel those working minds, a tea shop on Valencia Street in the Mission district stands still amidst the buzz: the newest addition to the city’s Samovar Tea family.
“When you observe a tea master infusing tea, you will see she is constantly monitoring the infusion progress with her senses. It’s as much a labour of love as it is expertise and a lifetime of experience.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: For the Japanese, the drinking of green tea, in the proper way, is a Zen experience. Fukujuen Kyoto Flagship Store, a six-storey emporium in Kyoto, Japan, is dedicated to green tea in its many forms.