Bruce Richardson is a writer, photographer, tea blender, and frequent guest speaker at tea events across the globe. He is the owner of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas, based in Danville, KY. Bruce serves as Tea Master for the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Master Tea Blender for HPLY Fashions in Shanghai.
He is the author of 14 books, including the expanded edition of Okakura Kakuzo's classic Book of Tea. He joined London's Jane Pettigrew in producing three editions of The New Tea Companion for Benjamin Press. Their latest collaboration is an expanded edition of A Social History of Tea.