Articles on Buying TeaLast Updated: Oct. 31, 2013
Teas can be classified as loose tea, tea bags, sachets (pyramid bags), and a few other forms.Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2013
A key for the system of letters (OP, FOP, BOP, FTGFOP, etc.) used in one system of tea grading.Last Updated: May. 6, 2013
Whole leaf tea or full leaf tea is tea consisting of whole, intact leaves; it tends to be easier (but slower) to brew, and have a more subtle flavor and arLast Updated: Apr. 16, 2013
RateTea refers to styles of tea; this page explains why we use the word style, and what exactly we mean by a style of tea.Last Updated: Jan. 4, 2013
A single origin tea is a tea that has been grown and produced in a specific region; this article explains the reasons for buying single origin teas.Last Updated: Apr. 4, 2012
Tippy tea is tea that contains a greater portion of tips (leaf buds); tippy tea tends to be higher in caffeine, smoother in flavor, and more expensive.