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We're Rie and Steven, your friendly neighborhood tea nerds. We're on a mission to share everything we've learned about tea so that you can get super confident with your tea game, too!

We're big fans of high mountain oolong (here's us on Yushan tea garden in Taiwan!) but really, we dig and study everything.

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Tea recommendations are great and all, but you gotta learn to trust yourself, too!

Learn how to sort through the noise and spot FANTASTIC teas with our free, 16-page tea guide
with tips for your unique tea buying personality plus our methods for critically evaluating new teas. These methods work for anything from classic Chinese white teas to funky Indian sheng. Enjoy!

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