World of Tea
Tea is about 5,000 years old and has become deeply woven throughout cultures on all continents. It has played an important part in the history of commerce, ship-building, the formation of corporations and international conflict. Wars have been fought over tea. Marriages have been celebrated with tea. Tea is a part of the world’s culture from the Chinese tea house to the Japanese Tea Ceremony to British High Tea to people’s homes and kitchens around the globe.