Jane Pettigrew's World of Tea: Discovering Producing Regions and their Teas. A comprehensive guide to exotic teas from around the world.
Jane Pettigrew's World of Tea: Discovering Producing Regions and Their Teas is a beautiful treatise for tea-growing estates worldwide. The 434-page hardcover tea book was published by Hoffman Media on June 15, 2018, with a list price of $59.95. You can now buy it for less on Amazon.
World of Tea explores 60 tea-producing countries, explaining their history, terroir, various cultivars, manufacturing processes, categories of tea, local tea culture, and rituals. The detailed maps and color photography are beautiful.
Sit and read with a cup of tea, and you have a perfect fall afternoon exploring six tea-growing continents. The World of Tea is a big gorgeous coffee-table style book with a lot of good tea information covering even the most obscure tea-growing regions.
I had the opportunity to interview Jane Pettigrew about her book and life's work dedicated to educating others about tea. If you haven't read it yet, you may want to look; it was a great interview. Read my interview with Jane Pettigrew.
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Included in Jane Pettigrew's World of Tea are over 60 tea-producing countries and their teas. You'd be amazed at some of the most unexpected places in the world that are growing and producing fine teas. Chapter 2 features North America with 38 tea estates. Who knew?
I challenge any devotee, be they hobbyist or professional, not to spend many happy hours poring in delight over the scores of enticing country maps with their iconic green tea-tips location markers and not be amazed by some of the new tea origins."Forward of World of Tea by Nigel Melican, Teacraft Ltd
A coffee table size book (10" x 12"), with 434 pages of text and full-color photographs by professional photographers, is one of the most beautiful books about tea that I've seen.
The book is divided into seven chapters, beginning with The Origins of Tea, then six more chapters covering North America, Central, and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Oceania, complete with Places of Interest and a full Index.
Inside are stunning, full-color photographs of some of the most beautiful tea estates and gardens worldwide. I think Jane Pettigrew's World of Tea will bring you closer to the tea you love. Any tea enthusiast will treasure this book for years to come.
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