A novice Mate drinker is often faced with many questions. Especially, non-South Americans are often overwhelmed with the Spanish and Portuguese words that make up the Mate vocabulary….Yerba, Erva, bomba, Bombilla….What type of Mate should one drink? What utensils should be used?
Why is some mate yellow and leafy and others green and like powder? As we are often faced with these questions, we thought it would be helpful to share our experiences with you.