Autumn 2014 Interview – Elyse Petersen (Tealet)

Elyse Petersen

Q1. What is your Name?

Elyse Petersen

Q2. What is the name of your blog or organisation?

Q3. Where are you located in the world?

Las Vegas, NV

Q4. What is your favourite Autumn drink and why?

My favorite drink in the Autumn is a light and refreshing oolong. The one that I am enjoying the most now is White Forest oolong tea from Pathivara in Nepal. The tea is something between a white and an oolong and just the right amount of warmth for the season.

Q5. What is the perfect Autumn day setting to enjoy the drink?

I love enjoying this tea on a crisp, overcast Las Vegas desert Autumn day.

Q6. What contributes to receiving a high quality drink?

When I look for high quality tea I always look for something unique in the cup. It should be sweet and subtle and offer a unique taste of its origin. The flavors may be soft, but boring would be the last word you would use to describe this tea.

Q7. What drink do you start your day with and why?

I like to drink water in the morning since I live in the desert. I get easily dehydrated here. Tea is next in line though.

Q8. Do you order a different drink whilst travelling?

I do like to order the local favorite when I travel. Sometimes this is tea, but usually it is wine or beer.

Q9. Where can people find out more about you?

People can learn about my work with tea on my company’s website ( We operate a farmers market for tea.

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