Saturday I ventured out to a ceramics sale in a tealovers garden.
I didn't realize that it would be more than that.
I just wanted to see beautiful handmade ceramics by Richard Brandt.
There were special things to see with each step through the garden.
I loved it all.
Even the teahouse at the back of the garden.
Do you see it back there?
But there was more!!
There was a tea tasting going on.
Andy from eco-cha in Taiwan was making tea.
The small leaf black tea from the Dong Ding region of Taiwan
was quite delicious. Wishing I had bought some now.
I will be visiting his website soon to order.
As he explained instead of making a summer oolong
the farmer picks and creates this special black tea with leaves
from the same plants that they earlier pick for oolong teas.
He was using Richard Brandt's special tea table.
The tea and the teaware were all amazing!!
A tea experience I hadn't expected, but one I totally delighted in.
You can find terrific teas here at eco-cha.com