Archiv 2016

Klasek Tea Shop and a new programme

25. 12. 2016

With a small party we have opened new Klasek Tea Shop in Holešovice district, Prague. We have moved to this new space already in October, yet many things and preparations had to be done and we still have a lot of work ahead.

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This is the potters’ journey to clay, since time immemorial; because this is the way potters are.

04. 12. 2016

After a longer break we start with a blog series (irregular) based on texts by potter Jiří Duchek. This text was named by him as “Criss Cross” and tells poetically about potter´s wandering to find his clay… Excellent pictures were made by Martina Šimková.  From the time without beginning it’s been travelling with the wind, it’s […]

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Tea in nature, 10th to 11th of September

28. 08. 2016

Join us at tea event in nature! Weekend 10th – 11th of September we will prepare teas in a beautiful scenery of Prachovské skály in a “Tea Cabin”. All tea lovers are welcome! In old China, rock formations and “cities” were seen as seats of gods. Entering into such a location is considered sacred. On tops of mountains […]

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Blue painting on Arita Tea Porcelain

21. 07. 2016

Japan produces many types of ceramics that are also popular overseas. One of them is Arita ware, which has been favored for over 400 years not only in Japan but in Europe as well.

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Potter Jiří Duchek and his tea bowl – two palms connected.

21. 06. 2016

Wood-fired artisan tea pottery by Jiří Duchek. Jiří Duchek creates his teapots and tea bowls as living items with a story behind them, not just as outer material objects, that are here for a technical purpose only.

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Spring Flush in Hadong, South Korea

25. 05. 2016

The most common ways to differenciate grades of quality is using the labels Ujeon (or Woojeon, made in April), Sejak (late April – May) and Jungjak (May). These terms moreless correspond to „first flush, second flush and third flush“ used as labels for high quality Inidan teas. Ujeon is made of the smallest earliest shots, therefor is most expensive.

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The World of Puerh Teas

09. 05. 2016

Pu-erh teas form a very diverse and distinctive group; they are made from a large-leaf variety of tea tree that grows in the tropical mountainous area of Yunnan, a south-western Chinese province bordering with Burma, Laos and Vietnam. It is a tea with a rich history that dates back to the beginning of the current era, and it is generally acknowledged that it is possibly the oldest method of tea leaf processing at all.

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Tea Cupping ála Matcha

21. 04. 2016

Next week, on 28th of April, there will be another “tea cupping” (tea degustation) in Bitcoin Coffee (Paralelní Polis in Prague´s Holešovice district). We meet there every month to taste various teas together. We try to get a deeper knowledge about them, to learn how to dinstinguish flavors and aromas of this amazing beverage, how to recognize nuances and how to evaluate tea in a right way.

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Outdoor Tea Set for Five Drinkers

15. 03. 2016

Last year, we have brought this tea set from Taiwan with an intension to try it out first on our journeys. After nearly one year we can say we have had amyn beautiful moments with, visiting mountains, rocks, forests or parks in all coners of our country, as well as in abroad. Believe i tor not, not a single piece was broken, neither in wilderness nor in city parks. The tea set has proven itself. Therefor, we are happy to introduce it now a to our e-shop.

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Black Bio Teas from Japan

03. 03. 2016

Japanese black teas, that we introduce, unlike common black tea are oxidized rather briefly. Also the cultivars used for these teas are traditional green tea varieties. This allows the tea to develop an extraordinary, fruity and flowery flavor. We have two different features.

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