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The Art of Tea Tasting: Unveiling Flavor Profiles and Pairing Magic

Tea, often hailed as the elixir of life, has been cherished across cultures for centuries. Beyond its comforting warmth, tea offers a fascinating journey of flavors, aromas, and textures. In this article, we delve into the art of tea tasting, explore flavor profiles, and discover the magic of tea pairing. Tea Tasting: A Sensory Adventure […]

What is Purple Tea

Purple tea, Camellia sinensis var. Assamica, is a unique variety originating from the Camellia Sinensis plant, distinguishable by its distinct purple hue. This color is a result of a genetic mutation that triggers the production of anthocyanin, the same potent antioxidant found in blueberries. Purple tea was first planted at Gatura Greens, in 2008 after […]

The History of Tea Farming in Kenya

What is the history of tea farming in Kenya? Tea farming in Kenya began in 1903 when the British colonial government introduced it in Limuru. The first estates were established in 1924. However, Africans were not allowed to participate in tea farming activities, and the estates were exclusively owned by the white settlers. It wasn’t […]

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