There are so many sites out there that talk about tea, but let me tell you straight the 17 most useful and captivating tea blogs that would surely be worth your time to read.
Oolong Owl (https://oolongowl.com/)
Oolong Owl is a tea and shop website that reviews different kinds of teas and teaware. You could also easily browse the blog through its tea review index, categorizing the entries by name, brand, or type. There are also entries about travel and recipes using tea leaves.
My Japanese Green Tea (https://www.myjapanesegreentea.com/)
This blog talks about everything about all kinds of Japanese tea. The entries are so intricate that they will take you through the history, processing, and health benefits of different Japanese teas. Still want to learn about Japanese tea while driving? This site has its own podcast that you can tune into!
By Golly, Ollie! (https://bygollyollie.com/)
This blog contains YouTube videos about tea and book recommendations, and I've been doing this for quite a decade now. As stated, though Jackie, the owner of this site, has made several changes and facelifts both to the layout and content, she keeps coming back to talk about her much-loved topics: tea and books. You won’t find the site boring, as there are lots of tea videos if you find reading to be tiring.
Teacups and Things
Kait, a Canadian-based lifestyle blogger, is an avid supporter of local tea and teacup shops. She collaborates with local shops that she can promote in her blogs. Her blog also has an online shop. Aside from tea, Kait also talks about lifestyle travel, food, and beauty in her blog. She makes sure to keep your browsing easy and breezy by category.
My tea Vault (https://myteavault.com/)
Lisa is also an avid fan of tea, and her blog is insightful about the dos and don’ts of drinking tea and its health benefits. Her blog reviews are so well organized that you could search her reviews depending on the type of tea you want to read. Even the tools and books related to tea processing are being reviewed in this blog.
Life's A Cup Of Tea (https://lifesacupoftea.com/)
This blog is a travel, tea, and food blog. Though it contains random thoughts, most of the entries talk about tea. This blog has been awarded as one of the Top 100 Tea Blogs and Websites For Tea Enthusiasts in 2020. Some of its entries also talk about travel and the food that usually goes with every favorite tea.
This site is a favorite, with a comment section that you could find in every entry and that is really talked about. The category index is also easy to follow since it is on the sidebar of every page of this site. This site is usually commended for conducting all of the detailed research and having video reviews that are informative and actually worth watching.
Tea with Friends
Angela McRae’s Tea with Friends site talks about tea, not just the drink itself but anything related to it, from mugs to books and the arts. This is a well-updated site that has monthly entries in various quantities. Labeled hashtags are also provided in the sidebar for easy references. This blog and online shop have also been awarded as the Top 100 Tea Blogs and Websites For Tea Enthusiasts in 2020.
Tea End Blog (http://www.teaendblog.com)
Fashionista Gabie dedicates this blog to all those who love self-care through various things, one of which is tea. She talks about tea with enthusiasm as well as her love for reading while sipping her favorite cup. She converts this blog into her journal about clothes, books, and tea. The layout is also captivating as she plays with colors and wonderful photos of tea, cups, and book flatlays.
Life is Better with Tea
Mary Ann focuses on loose tea leaves for her readers. She educates her readers as to the different types of teas and how to brew them according to the instructions. She also explains all the health benefits of each tea. If you find drinking tea monotonous, she also has a variety of recipes and other uses for your tea.
Mel Had Tea (https://melhadtea.com/)
Mel is a photographer who has a passion for rare teas and thick books. She also blogged about her experience living on a Japanese tea farm, which is why you could find her entries about Japanese tea credible. Being a photographer, her portfolios are eye-catching with superb pictures. On the side menu, there are also portfolios about people, and you will certainly love to see her candid portraits.
Tea Deviant (https://www.teadeviant.com/)
Tea Deviant is a blog with video updates via YouTube that talks about, of course, tea. However, this is not just about tea as a drink; this blog talks about a myriad of things about tea, like the different ways the beverage is made and enjoyed, its history, tea in design, tea and TV, tea events, unique tea uses, and sitting down with music pros to have a chat over tea. Cassandra Vincent, the blog owner, also collaborates with other tea experts through her "Guest Blog" links to talk more about your favorite cup of tea.
Hanamichi Flower Path
This blog is owned by Heather Porter, a tea enthusiast and Certified Tea Specialist (STI) living in the Pacific Northwest. She is also a student and member of Kabuki Academy, where she has studied and performed classical Japanese dance for over fifteen years. The name of her blog is very interesting, as Hanamichi connotes two meanings. One, it consists of a raised platform or runway that leads from the main stage, through the audience, to the back of the theater, and two, it is also a reference to the tea fields and the lovely blossoms of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. The name itself says so much about what the blog owner loves.
Steep Stories by Lazy Literatus
It could be said that there are only a few males in the tea blogging industry. Goffrey Norman tracks down unique teas, unique tea growing regions, epic tea stories, and interesting tea people behind those stories. The good thing about this blog is that, as admitted by Geoffrey himself, this is not a tea review blog but entries about tea stories and the people behind them.
Tea Squirrel (https://teasquirrel.com/)
The Tea Squirrel tea site has about one to three entries per month that talk about anything referring to teas, but focuses more on tea tasting and tea recipes. Blogger Anna talks about the perfect sweet combination for your favorite cup of tea, how tea captures the culture of a certain country, or how beneficial tea is to a stressful, busy life.
Tea for Me Please
The owner of this site, Nicole, who is from North America, is expressive with her love for tea. Her site focuses on the root of all causes—the Camellia sinensis—and has been doing this for a decade already. It has been featured on a lot of tea websites, such as worldtea, Nomad Tea Festival, The Daily Tea, and the Chicago International Tea Festival.
Hello Teacup (https://helloteacup.com/)
Hello Tea Cup concentrates more on Chinese teas and anything related to them, such as Chinese food, culture, and tea shops. The blog categories are extensive, where you could choose from tea guides, recipes, history, business news, starting a tea business, benefits, culture, videos, and others that you might find helpful to obtain information about Chinese tea.
Steeped Dreams (https://steepeddreams.com)
Raquel created her blog, Steeped Dreams, as a creative way to learn more about tea while educating and inspiring tea beginners from around the world. Steeped Dreams' mission is to connect everyday tea drinkers with smaller online tea companies that you can't find on the grocery store shelf. In addition to tea reviews, the author also writes informative, evidence-based articles, meaning all facts are sourced from credible resources to ensure readers get the most factual information.
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