“It’s kind of like when we were younger. You couldn’t get craft beer. You could only get PBR and Miller High Life. You couldn’t get artisan chocolate. You could only get Hershey bars or Mars bars. You couldn’t get nice coffee. You could just get Folgers coffee. It’s the same thing with tea. The same thing is happening. We [in America] haven’t had access to good tea until just now, until very recently.”
Read more from So Han Fan, founder of West China Tea Company and owner of The Tea Spot in Austin, at The Austinot.