tea festivals

Local Tea Festivals Fill the Calendar

There is a special beauty in a local tea festival. One gets to enjoy the intimacy of a smaller venue. Vendors who may not have the resources to hit a national show can get their products in front of audiences. Local styles and tastes are matched and it can be a time to share...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Tea Sesquicentennial

In 2003 Joe Simrany, the long-serving former president of the Tea Association of the USA, led a delegation of tea wholesale tea buyers and retailers to Sri Lanka to experience Ceylon tea . TeaSource founder Bill Waddington recalls “the trip was a huge success. I brought back huge duffel bags full of Lumbini Silver...