Chai—The Experience of Indian Tea is a journey into the heartlands of tea, across the length and breadth of India, offering a glimpse into the making of the cup that cheers—the locales, the people, the process—a visual treat for the tea connoisseur, the casual tea-lover, the tea industry enthusiast, the tourist. The repertoire of teas offered by India is vast and varied. The geographical spread and climatic variations impart distinct characteristics to the tea. Tea from a region depicts characteristics unique to the region—Assam, Darjeeling, Nilgiris, Kangra valley, etc. The book portrays this remarkable feature tracing the journey of the tea leaf from the bushes to the brew covering the entire spectrum of the tea industry through well-knit text and eye-catching photographs. An impassioned endeavour to draw the reader into the true magic of tea that reflects the marvel of nature, human perseverance and intelligence.