In this coffee table book, FranÃ ois-Xavier Delmas, founder of Palais de ThÃ©s and one of the world's greatest experts in the tea universe, travels to the ends of the Earth to various tea territories across the globe. From India to China, from Nepal to Japan, through Taiwan and Sri Lanka, Malawi and Kenya, he travels in search of the rarest and, above all, the best varieties for the pleasure of both neophytes and experienced connoisseurs.
Divided into six chapters, In Search of Tea features superb photography with accompanying text explaining tea cultivation methods, tasting techniques, and uses. Along the way, Delmas encounters the men and women who make these wonderful teas and highlights their various customs and traditions. Filled with Delmas's in-depth knowledge of producer countries and his favorite teas, In Search of Tea offers wonderful insight to world cultures for tea drinkers and travel lovers.