The spirit of tea
Tea in India
Tea at the root.
Nearly every part of the Indian country has a tea-growing region. About 4% of the total national income that supports india comes from its tea. This is made possible by the 14,000 plus tea estates all over the Indian Country. However, it is not only the estates that allow Indians to make so much tea. For, the geography of India is home to many different climate conditions, including winter, summer, monsoons, and post-monsoon periods. However, when the monsoons are over and the dry season starts, many would say that the tea would die. Although, because tea grows well on high land, for the soil possessing good depth and allows the tea to have plenty of nourishment. Therefore, the tea is able to survive the wet and dry seasons. All of these teas are grown in different areas with different climates. Therefore causing the teas to taste dramatically different from each other.
Assam tea has a rich taste and a malty (sweet) flavor as well.
Darjeeling tea has a rather elegant and delicate flavor.
Nilgiri tea is more of a fruity tea than the other teas.
Boiling it to the point
Did you know...?
Did you know that because the Europeans found tea over in China, the British decided to uprooted chinese tea plants and transfer them into India in order to create another source for the growing European appetite.
British Involvement with Indian tea.
Did you know...?
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