A Brief History of Tea Culture in Korea
Modern Korean tea culture dates back to a 2,000-year-old rich ceremonial tea heritage that has caught the devotion of tea drinkers, philosophers and poets. Tea-drinking in Korea focuses not only on the taste sensations but incorporates an accompanying appreciation of the purification of the mind, spirit, and body.
Excerpts from An Introduction to Korean Tea Culture By Seung-Hee Kam
“Modern Tea Culture in Korea” By Yeonok Kim
The History of Tea in Korea An Introduction to Korean Tea Culture (Issued by the Korean Education Institute of Tea Culture) By Seung Hee Kam