Tea Leaf, Water, Time

Are required for every cup, the rest is in the artistry - what the Chinese call gongfu.

Fine tea and tea ware for your best cup, your way. Find your own unique tea style. That's American Gongfu!


American Gongfu Collection

Custom Curated Teas from Taiwan

The Art of Steeping

Tools for Tea Enjoyment

Blog posts

Tea Drunk!

Have you  ever been "tea drunk"?  Drinking too much coffee may give you bursts of energy, elevated blood pressure and a rapid heartbeat. Tea drunke...

Cold Brewing Tea

85% of tea consumed in the United States is consumed cold. Iced Tea, sweet tea, and bottled tea beverages are popular and refreshing; and the tasti...

On Milk in Tea

American tea drinkers might not be aware of the great national debate in the U.K. regarding the proper use of milk in tea.  Milk in First (MIF) or ...

Simple Steps to a Better Cup of Black Tea

A better cup of tea is easily within reach no matter where you start. Good water, good tea leaves and the right temperature and steeping time will ...