P & T stores are intimate, subdued temples of tea that deliberately break from traditional tea retail models, in which customers are dependent on staff to decode the rows of tea canisters behind the counter. Instead, we put the tea experience into our customers’ hands.
We are inspired by tea’s legacy throughout the ages as an agent of communication, creativity and culture. With this mindset, we interpret and promote the role of fine tea for a creative and fulfilling modern lifestyle.
The year’s first tea harvest, in many places, marks the change of season from winter to spring.
The wonderful world of herbal “teas,” or tisanes.
The ancient Chinese tradition of gifting the emperor with “tribute teas” yielded a lineage of fine tea styles.
Cold-brewed tea is not only simple to make, it also yields a delicious, subtly sweeter infusion.