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My journey in tea continues…

In Tea by Brendan WayeLeave a Comment

When I was asked to move to Toronto and join Teaopia a little less then two years ago, it gave me great pause for thought.  I hemmed and hawed and after several months of this and much discussion with the owner, my belongings and I left BC (British Columbia), and shared a U-Haul across several time zones to Canada’s largest ...
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The liquid vegetable

In Tea, Yerba Mate by Brendan Waye1 Comment

I have to be completely honest and admit that I did not and could not drink yerba mate for the first seven years I was in the tea business.  Unlike my brother, who liked it from the very first sip, I could simply not wrap my palate around that smokey, earthy bitterness. I tried my fair share of brands, varieties, ...