Steeping Around with Rekaya is a bimonthly podcast where the host, Rekaya Gibson, discusses all things tea. Its mission is to inspire, educate, and connect with tea lovers from around the world. Gibson does this by offering: 1) Teatime - where she features teas that she likes; 2) Tea Talk - where tea learning takes place; 3) Tea News – where Gibson shares what’s going on in the world of tea from events, cool teaware, the latest tea trends, and everything in between; and 4) Special Steeping Around Segments – where the host "steeps" around the world to talk to tea shops, tearoom owners, and other experts in the tea industry.
The English Rose Tea Room
Happy National Hot Tea Month! In Teatime, host Rekaya Gibson features Warming Chai Tea by Farmtrue. In Tea Talk, she visits The English Rose Tea Room in Virginia Beach, Virginia in her “Steeping” around segment. In Tea News, she highlights Tucson Tea Company’s act of kindness.
How to Taste Tea
In Teatime, host Rekaya Gibson features Private Selection Sweet Cinnamon Spice Herbal Tea. In Tea Talk, she discusses how to taste tea properly with Stephanie Synclair, founder and owner of LaRue 1680. In Tea News, Gibson announces the closure of Fresh Cup Magazine.
How to Choose the Best Tea Subscription Box
Host Rekaya Gibson features Chocolate Gingerbread by Tea Drops. In Tea Talk, she discusses how to choose the best tea subscription box. In Tea News, Gibson shares that Kenya reestablished its Tea Board.
Gifts for Tea Lovers
Host Rekaya Gibson features Pineapple Tea Blend by Tadin Herb & Tea Company based in California. In Tea Talk, she showcases five gifts for tea lovers. She also shares a link to tea gifts in her Amazon shop. In Tea News, Gibson highlights a Future Market Insights (FMI) report that discusses the growth of pyramid teabags.
Health Benefits of Tea
Host Rekaya Gibson features Rose Amber, an herbal tea blend by KēWi Teas located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In Tea Talk, she discusses the health benefits of tea with sisters Kristina and Erin Walden, owners of Soul Stir Tea & Wellness LLC and KēWi Teas. In Tea News, Gibson highlights Mennä, an innovative tea tumbler with an infuser basket that has SteepStop-ReSteep® Technology.
What is Tea?
Host Rekaya Gibson features her first Teatime with an Apple Cranberry Spiced Green tea by Tyme for Tea Online. In Tea Talk, she defines tea and steep. Also, she answers the question: “What is a cup of tea.” She discusses the different types of teas such as black, oolong, green, and white. Furthermore, she explains why herbal teas are not considered tea. In Tea News, she mentions the World Tea Virtual Summit, tea trends, and the growth in the U.S. tea industry.
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I truly enjoyed this first episode as in that short amount of time I learned a lot. I look forward to future episodes and I am a tea drinker and tea business owner