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Transcript of Tea Tea TV Episode 1: Tea 101

This is the transcript from our Tea TV Episode: Tea 101

Jesse Jacobs: I’m Jesse Jacobs and I’m here today with Christine Savage of Samovar Tea Lounge, and we’re here to talk abut tea, of which we are looking quite a few types and let’s start with just Tea 101, Christine.

Christine Savage: As you see, all of these teas really look different from each other. But all tea is made from the same plant, this plant is Camellia sinensis and it’s a plant indigenous to the China, Burma, Northern Vietnam, Assam region of the world.

What distinguishes each kind of tea from one another is the way that it’s processed.

Jesse Jacobs: So these are all the same plant, just processed differently?

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New Videos Promoting World Peace through Tea Released Today by Samovar Tea Lounge

“San Francisco, CA (PRWeb) July 15, 2008 -– Samovar Tea Lounge today announced the release of their new video series on world peace entitled “Passage to Peace: Exploring Tea Culture Today.” The videos — aimed at promoting universal peace by engaging viewers in the culture of tea – offer a behind the scenes look at the families and individuals who cultivate tea for a living.

From Africa to Asia, the 16-video educational series is made up of one-on-one interviews with tea experts, growers, foodies, tea company owners, tea houses, organic and fair trade experts, and many others from various continents. Video subjects include ‘how tea is made’ and ‘the history of Chinese tea,’ all with the common theme of promoting world peace. ”

Media Contact:
Jesse Cutler, Samovar: (415) 655-3431 / [email protected]

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Samovar Tea Lounge Launches Tea Series Podcast Online

Samovar Tea Lounge Launches Tea Series Podcast OnlineHot off the press: we have just launched the first episode in our series of tea videos: on samovartea.com, on iTunes, and on youTube.com.

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Why did we do this project?
In an effort to elevate the perception of tea, making it approachable, and informative, and educational, and to show just what the tea experience is like and why it is so valuable, we just completed this Web Tea TV video series in which I interviewed the Bay Area’s top luminary tea producers, buyers, sellers, and retailers.

The name of the series is Passage to Peace: Exploring Tea Culture Today, and the preview trailer is currently viewable online: www.samovartea.com, and on iTunes .

It will be launching online only, and available as a weekly podcast on itunes, and on the Samovar site as well. This project is all about propagating tea culture because tea culture is about two people connecting and creating peace. And what better way to create peace and make a difference in the world, than to have a cup of tea with a friend. Let me know if you have any questions and I am happy to talk.