PERRYVILLE - Bruce and Shelley Richardson, owners of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas and Benjamin Press, are featured in the July/August issue of TeaTime magazine.
The article, "Tea Trailblazers: Bruce and Shelley Richardson," offers an in-depth interview with the husband-and-wife team, exploring the history and success of the couple's tea business, as well as citing them "among the first Americans to elevate the art of tea" in the United States.
"When you think of "tea trailblazers" in America, naturally Bruce and Shelley come to mind," said TeaTime editor Barbara Cockerham. "We're pleased to feature them in TeaTime, and are confident our readers will equally welcome the expertise and intriguing story the Richardson's have to share."
This is one of four articles featuring "Tea Masters" who have shaped the face of tea in America. Other tea professionals who have been profiled by TeaTime include New York tea blender John Harney, San Francisco author Norwood Pratt and London author Jane Pettigrew. Online find TeaTime at www.teatimemagazine.com, or read the article in full at www.elmwoodinn.com.