Category - Blog

Tea Ceremony and Workshop Program Barcelona

Tea tastings and Workshops

Tea Ceremony and Workshop Program (November-February)   Tea Ceremony (Leaves in a Bowl) Saturday, November 26, 2016 (9:30 - 11:30) We invite you to participate in a beautiful autumn tea ceremony that harmonizes the self with nature, one…

Barcelona Tea: from El Call to Calella

Blog, Tea tastings and Workshops

While Barcelona was celebrating the Mercè Festival, 1 hour away Calella was celebrating their 36th annual Artisan's Fair. The local town government invited Caj Chai to set up a tea and teaware stand and represent Prague, Czech Republic.…

Wu De Barcelona Tea Workshops

Tea tastings and Workshops

This October we'll be hosting Wu De (Aaron Fisher), zen monk, tea master, founder of Global Tea Hut and author of books such as The Way of Tea, Zen and Tea One Flavor, Tea Wisdom and Tea Medicine.…

Sunrouge Sencha “The Gray-Blue-Purple-Pink-Rouge Green Tea”

Blog, Culture

This fantastic sencha is clearly one of the most interesting new teas we have discovered this year and added to our tea list. So much so that we've written a Blog post to expand on this tea a…

Wild Tea Buds

Blog, Culture

Wild tea buds are special in many ways. First of all, it's love at first sight. It really doesn't matter which varietal we're talking about; a handful of  any unopened tea buds are beautiful! Often these precious tips are…

Shincha 2016. Fresh First Flush Green Tea from Japan

Blog, Culture

One of the major highlights on the tea lover's calendar is the coming of Spring and the fresh first flush harvests from our favorite countries. Japanese tea lovers eagerly await this first pick of the Ichibancha (Spring) season,…

Having Fun Cupping Tea

Blog, Tea tastings and Workshops

Last month Čaj Chai teahouse began a series of tea cuppings with a different approach than those we usually hold at our workshops and tastings. The first two parts of this  series were dedicated towards The Tones and…

Haciendo una Tetera Yixing Zisha

Artisan Work, Blog, Culture

En mi último viaje a China tuve la gran suerte de poder visitar al gran maestro Zhou Qi Kun en Yixing, China. Nos mostró cómo envejece su arcilla de Yixing al exterior a lo largo de 40 años…

Making a Yixing Teapot

Artisan Work, Blog

On my last trip to China I had the great fortune of visiting highly skilled Master Zhou Qi Kun in Yixing, China. He showed us how he traditionally ages his Yixing ore outdoors for 40 years and took…

Pairing Tea and Chocolate

Blog, Tea tastings and Workshops

On January 9th we held a fantastic Pairing Tea and Chocolate workshop. At the very beginning I was asked where I got this outrageous idea from. Of course, I had to laugh, the truth is the very concept…