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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

Introducing: A History of Coffee Podcast

Feb. 15, 2022

Documentarian and podcaster James Harper of Filter Stories has joined up with history professor Jonathan Morris to produce a nice, short but sweet, six-part series that looks at the history of this aromatic psychoactive seed…

Ep. 21 | Series Recap and Announcement

Sept. 29, 2021

Ep. 21 | Series Recap and Announcement

Ep. 20 | Famous China Teas (Part 2)

Sept. 22, 2021

Ep. 20 | Famous China Teas (Part 2)

Ep. 19 | Famous China Teas (Part 1)

Sept. 15, 2021

Today's THP episode will go from province to province and look at a variety of famous teas such as Longjing, Gunpowder, Huangshan Maofeng, Lu'an Guapian, Xinyang Maojian, Taiping Houkui and a few others. All of the teas to b…

Ep. 18 | Pu-Erh Tea

Sept. 8, 2021

In this episode, we focus on the category of tea that is most admired by many tea experts the world over. Pu-Erh tea was introduced sometime during the Ming Dynasty and in time, became the oft-called "King of Teas" for its …

Ep. 17 | The Secret Gets Out

Sept. 1, 2021

After enjoying a monopoly that lasted for 45 centuries, China's secrets of how they turned Camellia sinensis leaves into tea are shared with the world (but not by the Chinese). This time we see how the tea seeds, plants, too…