2017 is coming to a close. We all expected great things for tea this year and I think it’s safe to say that monumental things did indeed happen. Whether or not these were good things depends on whom you ask!

We saw a lot of upheaval in the tea realm, perhaps more than any other year in recent memory. 2018 will undoubtedly bring a lot of challenges too, but we’ll be here to meet them. See below for our tea recap of the most interesting, perplexing, and shocking things to happen in 2017! (But first, check out the predictions we got from 7 tea experts at the beginning of the year.)

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January