So I tried Adagio's Ti Guan Yin....


Owes its flavors to oxidation levels between green & black tea.

Postby Wesli » Dec 6th, '07, 03:51

lulz
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Postby Trey Winston » Dec 6th, '07, 05:55

Eastree wrote:
Too bad it's not supposed to be a 'tea' cup, or I'd go look for the C3PO Samovar!


8) What a strangely attractive idea...
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Postby Victoria » Jan 9th, '08, 20:19

My favorite is the adagio for the reason the leaves seem fuller.
Wow, makes me wonder what brand you have been using.
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Re: So I tried Adagio's Ti Guan Yin....

Postby lonsan » Jan 16th, '08, 06:15

tomasini wrote:I ran home, well, drove home, brought some water to a few hundered degrees, threw down my lovely oolong leaves, let steep for about 4 minutes (the whole time watching the leaves unfurl) and then drank up.



4 minutes is a bit long, as I know, you could steep the tea with ~100 Centigrade water just 10 or more seconds, then pour the tea water in another small cup immediately, and drink with the cup, then you could feel the full fragrance of the tea. :)
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Postby hop_goblin » Jan 16th, '08, 11:46

Is Adagio selling their teas in Stores??
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Postby Mary R » Jan 16th, '08, 11:50

Yeah they are. I think some Targets carry some of their stuff, and I think some Whole Foods do. I've not seen them in stores in my area, mind, but I guess others have. Xine might know or be able to find out more specifics.
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Postby xine » Jan 16th, '08, 12:33

We sell some of our clear top tins (which are available in only certain loose-leaf varieties: ti kuan yin, dragonwell, silver needle, darjeeling #22/summer darjeeling, fruit medley herbal, organic rooibos, kukicha...I believe that's it) as well as our teabags (the same selection you can find online) at some retailers- I know on the East Coast, our stuff is in A&P, Whole foods, Wegman's Grocers, Balducci's. As for Targ-it, I think we might have some of our teaware and teas in some stores, perhaps more in the midwest than by me (I haven't seen any on the East Coast/NJ/NY area); I think I saw Space Samurai write up our glass mug and infuser which he found at target.

Other than larger retailers, we have our stuff at smaller tea rooms, shops, cafes, and specialty stores and the like. :)
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Postby osadczuk » Jan 16th, '08, 13:37

Mary - the Tea Shop at Washington Square has Adagio teas and teaware.
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Postby Mary R » Jan 16th, '08, 14:46

Wait...you're telling me that Washington Square Mall has a tea shop?!?

Meh, I doubt I'd go anyway. WSM is just too far...better stores are much closer to me.
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Postby osadczuk » Jan 16th, '08, 16:11

Yes, it does. It's been there a touch over a year now. They seem fairly good, I can send you a scan of their menu.
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Postby Toomes » Jan 16th, '08, 18:43

I've seen Adagio's stuff in a couple of Harris Teeters around here. They don't have much. Just some Dragonwell and Genmai Cha.
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Postby Mary R » Jan 17th, '08, 00:27

osadczuk wrote:Yes, it does. It's been there a touch over a year now. They seem fairly good, I can send you a scan of their menu.


That'd be great. Just smack the e-mail button below...or the www button which'll take you to my blawg where you'll find an e-mail address in the 'about' section.
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Postby rhpot1991 » Jan 17th, '08, 01:33

From the FAQ:
"Do you wholesale to businesses?"

We do indeed! Please email our wholesale dept for more information.



Also, this website might interest some of you: www.adagioxl.com

(Mod's remove that link if Adagio doesn't want it advertised)


Edit: Email didn't paste above: wholesale@adagio.com
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