Ah, the humble cup of tea. Is there anything in the world that so unites, and yet divides, everyone?
Everyone has their own way of doing things – and some don’t drink any at all – but the thing that most of us agree on is that there’s nothing better than a nice hot brew to soothe the soul.
There are few people in the world more qualified to spill the tea about the nation’s favourite drink than Kevin Gascoyne.
First of all, he grew up in Yorkshire, but he’s also since travelled the world seeking out the perfect cuppa, he works as a taster for a specialist tea shop – Camellia Sinensis – in Canada, and has co-hosted the World Tea Awards on several occasions.
Oh, and he drinks about four or five litres of the stuff each day…