Back in Black

Howdy all! Did you enjoy our first post? Today, we’re back with perhaps the most well known of the tea varieties (certainly in Australia!) – Black tea.

As we discovered in our last post, black tea is one of the varieties from the camellia sinensis plant. It is perhaps the most well known of the tea plant varieties, being grown and imbibed in the UK, Europe, North America, Australasia, India, China, Sri Lanka and Africa (this list is certainly not exhaustive!). The making of your morning cup of black tea isn’t as simple as just picking the leaves, though, there’s a few key steps to making the brew we all know and love. [Read more…]