The Life of Tea : A Journey to the World's Finest Teas

The Life of Tea : A Journey to the World's Finest Teas

Book Title: The Life of Tea : A Journey to the World's Finest Teas

Author: Kevin Gascoyne

Format: Hardback | 256 pages

Publication Date: 04 Sep 2018

ISBN-13: 9781784723927

Winner of Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards Drink Book Award 2019

Shortlisted for the Andre Simon Drinks Book of the Year Award

'Masterfully written, beautifully photographed' Nigel Slater

This journey to the world's finest teas, captured in extraordinary photography, brings alive the aroma, taste and texture of this drink in all its many nuances, and will give connoisseurs and casual readers alike a much deeper understanding of how great tea is created.

Includes sections on botany, cultivation, processing methods and the impact tea has had, and continues to have, on culture. The Life of Tea also follows Michael and Timothy's travels in China, Japan, India and Sri Lanka, featuring the producers of some of the world's finest teas and the characteristics that make these teas so sought after.

This book is the ultimate guide for tea enthusiasts, following the journey from plantation to pot.