People have been enjoying tea since at least the 16th century — it’s stuck around this long, so there must be something to it, right? Tea lovers have all sorts of reasons for drinking the beverage, from health benefits to getting a little pick-me-up, or even just enjoying the taste. If you like tea and are looking to enhance the experience, or you're still trying to figure out which leaf is right for you, there are several iOS apps that can help. We've collected eight of the best apps for tea lovers, just in time for National Hot Tea Month all throughout January. Fire up these apps, get the water boiling, and prepare yourself for a great cup of tea.
The holiday season is coming upon us soon and with it invitations to parties. "What should I bring?" you ask your hosts. "Just a couple bottles of wine," they say. You walk into the wine store and -- whoa -- hundreds and hundreds of bottles. Sure, you can buy based on price, you can read the description on the bottle (if there is one), and you can judge by the label. But how do you know you're getting a good wine and not just some overpriced grape juice?