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Eightyº ~ The Culture of Tea
Eightyº ~ The Culture of Tea
eightyº | eighty degrees
Tea Magazine, 144 pages, quality uncoated paper.
Created in Portugal By Martin Boháčik.
Produced in a vegan & child labour~free way.
Martin & his team of dedicated tea fanatics, writers & artists who bring you this great magazine say “We love tea, & We love print”, we couldn’t agree more. This really is an absolute joy to read and a perfect companion to your favourite brew. Totally informative, easy to read and so enjoyable.
Sharing the story of tea through beautifully curated articles of wise, evocative words and rich, stunning imagery, told with great knowledge and respect for the worldwide culture of tea.
This is quite possibly the best magazine out there right now!
Available Issues are:
Issue 02 ~ September 2019
A journey across Japan leading you into the heart of Japanese tea culture with a visit to Matcha's hometown Uji. Also exploring philosophy surrounding 'wabi sabi'. Creating the perfect gong fu brew. And how climate change is impacting Rooibos production in South Africa.
Issue 03 ~ March 2020
This issue includes, Tea adventures in Vietnam, Organic tea growing in Scotland, The search for Gushu and plenty more…
Issue 04 ~ July 2020
This issue includes, Tea adventures of a Burmese kind, Contemplative conversation on Japanese Tea, Travels on the Tea Horse Road, Talk of Terroir and plenty more…
Issue 05 ~ November 2020
This issue includes, Jun Chiyabari ~ The Moon-lit Tea garden, The Pioneering Georgian Renegades & Georgian Tea, Meditations around a Tea cup, The Craft of Kaikado and plenty more…
Issue 06 ~ March 2021
This joyous springtime issue includes, Legendary Black Teas, Drinking the mountain with Japan’s Last Tea Hermit, The Ceremonial Woodcraft of Sven Mihai, The Art of Imperfection through Kintsugi, Tea of Turkey and plenty more…
Issue 07 ~ July 2021
This issue includes, the origins of White tea in China, the inception of speciality tea culture in Europe, as well as raising questions on why mass-produced tea costs so little, and plenty more...
Issue 08 ~ February 2022
Martins most personal issue, with a more established feel with stories from people whose lives have been affected by tea in all different ways, how ceramics can shape communities, a little on that most elusive of tea creatures - Puerh, and plenty more...
Issue 09 ~ March 2023
This issue includes, a feature all about Yellow Tea - China's rarest tea, Senchadaō - China & Japan meet, as well as what is truly fermented tea? - plus plenty more...
Issue 10 ~ July 2023
This includes, a feature on the mighty Gyokuro, The Chitra Collection of historic teawares, the legendary tea clipper ~ the Cutty Sark, Art of blending in Lisbon and the future of tea in Kagoshima. Plus more tea goodness.