The culmination of over six weeks of travel, recording and editing, this special episode of Tea Talk includes a tour of Harney & Sons' Millerton shop and restaurant, a tea tasting showcase and a Q&A session wherein I presented viewer questions to the store's expert staff.
You can browse the full lineup of Harney & Sons products at their website, https://www.harney.com/
Regarding the question about where to buy tea, one of the staff members provided me with the following list of retailers worldwide:
For In-Person Visit:
Quebec, Canada: Camelia Sinensis
California, USA: Imperial Tea Court
California, USA: Red Blossom Tea
New York, USA: Harney and Sons
Paris, London, & Tokyo: Mariage Freres
Copenhagen, Denmark: Perch's Tea Room
Kyoto, Japan: Ippodo
For Online Shopping:
(**Note: There are countless shops which offer amazing-quality teas online, but very few of them also offer good prices.)
Harney and Sons (No explanation needed)
TeaSource (Good prices and some reliable quality products)
Hojo Tea (Amazingly informative website, all items special order, international shipping)
TShop (Small, carefully-curated selection of very fine oolongs)
Pu-erh Shop OR Yunnan Sourcing (For Pu-erh, which is a complicated specialty item worthy of its own websites and vendors)
I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to the young ladies and gentlemen at the Millerton store whose generosity and willingness to accommodate a strange man with a camera enabled me to make this long-awaited episode a reality.
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