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The Tea History Podcast

The Tea History Podcast

Join host Laszlo Montgomery for a guided tour of the history of the world's most popular beverage.

Recent Episodes

Ep. 6 | Camellia Sinensis, Superstar

June 16, 2021

In the post-Lu Yu world, tea starts to take off like a rocket. It will take a little longer for te…

Ep. 5 | The Classic of Tea

June 9, 2021

We looked at The Tea Saint, Lu Yu in the last episode. This time we give a once-over to his greate…

Ep. 4 | The Sage of Tea: Lu Yu

June 2, 2021

In this episode, we finally introduce the Tea Saint. What Elvis was to rock n' roll, Lu Yu was to t…

Ep. 3 | Tea Hits The Big Time - The Sui, Tang and Tibet

May 26, 2021

After centuries of trial and error, tea starts to transform from a bitter medicinal brew into somet…

Ep. 2 | A Bitter Brew In Bronze Age China

May 19, 2021

Tea's progress as an enjoyable beverage starts to make some headway since Shen Nong's time. But it'…

Ep. 1 | Tea's Ancient Beginnings in China

May 12, 2021

Welcome to the Tea History Podcast inaugural episode. In this first episode we'll explore tea's hu…