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Tea: A holiday gift steeped in tradition

Tea connoisseur Sebastian Beckwith demonstrated the preparation of looseleaf tea at his home in Cornwall.

CORNWALL — Nearly two decades ago, at the former train depot in Cornwall Bridge, a tea company came to life.

In Pursuit of Tea, started in 1999 by Cornwall resident Sebastian Beckwith and several friends, today boasts a warehouse in Boston and tasting room in New York City. Several times a year Beckwith treks to remote farms throughout Asia in pursuit of leaves that are served in some of the finest restaurants in the U.S. 

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