The drink of kings and queens is the most consumed beverage after water in the world: 15,000 cups are being sipped at every second of the clock. An Impressive statistic for a drink that was discovered 4750 years ago!
One of the most fascinating stories of our civilization, the making and drinking of tea is represented in hundreds of drawings, engravings, books and poems, telling us more about the social cultural development of our world than any other gastronomy and confirming tea as one of the most documented practices in the history of mankind. And today tea is on the news, in TV commercials and is being sold in over 3000 different forms and tastes all around the world.
Journeying from the South of China to Japan, India, the United Kingdom and continental Europe, TEA FOR ALL looks at the phenomenal drink with its remarkable story. From the Nepali pluckers on the tea plantations of Darjeeling, to the Taiwanese tea ceremonies, British tea time and French merchandising, Indian tea auctions and Japanese marketing. Accompanying us are those who search for, grow, process, blend and sell tea…and they all share an infatuation with the drink!
The secrets on the bud and two leaves that makes up all teas
How to combine tea and a worldclass food menu.
The steps of tea tasting and finding the Champagne of teas.
A film to be sipped slowly, like the drink.