With Chai Friends in Jodhpur,  India (2012)

With Chai Friends in Jodhpur,  India (2012)

#DYK? Lindsey has spent:

  • one month researching tea production and culture in Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto, Uji and Okinawa)
  • a week or so researching the tea importer / exporter businesses in Germany (Hamburg and Cologne)
  • two years leading tea tours and teaching tea classes in New York City
  • two years researching tea production and tea culture across Taiwan
  • two weekends leading herbalism intensives in Germany
  • three jam-packed days visiting the most famous tea houses of Paris (and a Parisian blending facility, too)
  • five weeks researching tea culture and history in London and Edinburgh (ask me about the moustache cups)
  • six months researching tea production, tea culture, herbs and masala chai across India
  • 11 years working in the tea industry
  • 13 weeks apprenticing for a famed herbalist (Susun Weed) in the U.S.
  • 20+ hours of chanoyu classes at Urasenke Chanoyu in N.Y.C.
  • thousands of hours interviewing more than 1,000 tea professionals around the globe
 
Drinking Matcha in Tokyo (2010)

Drinking Matcha in Tokyo (2010)

at Tay Tea in Upstate NY (2009)

at Tay Tea in Upstate NY (2009)

Lindsey is one of the most knowledgeable people in the tea business.
— David Barenholz, CEO of American Tea Room, Los Angeles, California
speaking on tea & Zen at a Zendo in Berlin (2014)

speaking on tea & Zen at a Zendo in Berlin (2014)

#DYK? Lindsey has given official tea lectures to groups from seven to 250 people. These include tea shops, cafes and more locales in New York City, Berkeley, Berlin (at a Zen center and for a private group), Charlotte, Cologne, Las Vegas (at the World Tea Expo), Miaoli (Taiwan), Oakland (CA, at an acupuncture school), Phoenix (at a dietician's conference), Portland (the 'cool' one), San Francisco and Uji (Japan, at a tea farm).

 
Lindsey Combines Tea Knowledge with Business Savvy unlike anyone else (2016)

Lindsey Combines Tea Knowledge with Business Savvy unlike anyone else (2016)

“In under six hours of researching a major sourcing decision, Lindsey saved us more than $10,000 and many hours of work.”

Her years of accumulated contacts and knowledge are priceless.

— Andy Swenson, Dietary Supplement Experts

Rolling black tea by hand in Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan (2012)

Rolling black tea by hand in Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan (2012)

At a pu-erh shop in Yingge, Taiwan (2013)

At a pu-erh shop in Yingge, Taiwan (2013)

#DYK? In addition to producing copious amounts of copywriting and ghostwriting, Lindsey has been a tea resource for numerous media outlets, including O Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, SELF magazine and more.

Her writings on tea have also been published in mainstream publications (The NY Observer, The Austin Chronicle, METRO magazine in NYC and Philadelphia, TheSpruce.com, etc.) and tea publications (Fresh Cup magazineWorld Tea News, Global Tea Hut magazine, TeaMuse, TChing, etc.).

Learn more in our Press section.

 
Leading a tea & Meditation Event in Berlin (2014)

Leading a tea & Meditation Event in Berlin (2014)

It is an absolute pleasure working with Lindsey... She knows how to ask the right questions, listens carefully in order to meet my needs and vision, and is always flexible with making changes along the way.
— Libby Gibson, tea business owner, Canada
Tasting Oolong (2009)

Tasting Oolong (2009)

In a tea field on San Lin Xi, Taiwan (2011)

In a tea field on San Lin Xi, Taiwan (2011)

#DYK? A longtime leader, Lindsey also received the prestigious Visionary Leadership Certificate from North Carolina State University in 2005.

#DYK? Lindsey now lives in Germany with her husband, Merlin (yes, that's his real name!). When she's not doing tea consulting, coaching and copywriting, she enjoys meditation, travel, serving tea, practicing herbalism, cooking, reading and volunteering.

 
At a business coaching conference in Hawaii (2017)

At a business coaching conference in Hawaii (2017)

"I fully recommend working with Lindsey."

— Jesse Jacobs, Founder of Samovar Tea Lounge, San Francisco, California