Vital Tea Leaf offers a modem twist on the age-old tradition of Chinese tea. Modeled after a wine bar, with complimentary "try before you buy" tasting, Vital Tea Leaf offers the finest and most varied selection of teas from China on the West Coast with more than three hundred selections.
In addition to loose leaf teas and hand rolled, flowering tea balls, Vital Tea Leaf offers an assortment of porcelain, glass and rare Yixing purple clay teapots, hand painted tea sets and other accessories.
The shop has been featured on international culinary and travel television show such as MTV Italy, Take Home Chef, Yan Can Cook and the Fine Living channel.
Uncle Gee and his son travel extensively through China to visit directly with tea growers and sellers and return with a bounty that will accommodate a variety of tastes and interest. From Blue People Ginseng Oolong, an aromatic and spicy blend sure to ignite warmth and energy, to the rare "Virgin Angel Tea" with leaves so delicate it takes 47 tea pickers to handpick a single pound the first day of spring.