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Science for the People

Do you like tea? If you, like many of us, do, then you prob­a­bly have an idea (or per­haps very strong opin­ions) of what a good cup of tea” tastes like. But what does qual­i­ty tea” real­ly mean? This week host Rachelle Saun­ders speaks with Sarah Besky, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor in the IRL School at Cor­nell and author of the book Tast­ing Qual­i­ties: The Past and Future of Tea”, about the unique his­to­ry of tea pro­duc­tion and val­u­a­tion to try and under­stand what we mean when we say qual­i­ty tea”.