All About the Kenya Tea Region

All About the Kenya Tea Region

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Kenya is the fourth largest producer of tea after China, Sri Lanka and India. Known for their specialty Orthodox black teas, Kenyan tea is more commonly developed as a blend in teas around the world.

Teafluencers: Yuko Shimizu

Teafluencers: Yuko Shimizu

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Yuko Shimizu is an illustrator and art instructor whose work has graced everything fromThe New York Times to Apple products to DC Comics and so much more. Read our story to discover where this tea lover finds her inspiration.

My Trip to China

My Trip to China

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I have been visiting China to buy teas for 23 years. As I get older, I do have some nostalgia, so I like to visit familiar places, see old friends, and temper that with new experiences.

5 Habits Every Tea Drinker Should Have

5 Habits Every Tea Drinker Should Have

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Ready to get the most out of your love of tea? Here are five habits tea drinkers can incorporate into your life that will enhance and enrich your tea time.
Beers to You, Dad! A Father’s Day Cocktail

Beers to You, Dad! A Father’s Day Cocktail

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When it comes to making dad feel special on his day, this Beer Tea Shandy is the perfect drink for beer - and tea- loving dads everywhere to kick back and enjoy.
All About the Nilgiri Tea Region

All About the Nilgiri Tea Region

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Part of the Western Ghats mountain range in southern India, the Nilgiris are also the most scenic tea region in India. Learn more about the Nilgiri region which is known for its frost teas.

Teafluencers: Stephanie Trotta

Teafluencers: Stephanie Trotta

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Stephanie Trotta is a stylist and author of The Girl Guide, a lifestyle blog. She has also worked at Ralph Lauren and currently lives in Connecticut. Read our story to learn how this tea lover creates a beautiful life for herself and her clients.
Par-Tea Time! 5 Memorial Day Recipes

Par-Tea Time! 5 Memorial Day Recipes

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Memorial Day is the official kickoff to summer picnics and backyard barbeques. Serve your guests something unique--read on to find your new favorite tea-infused recipe.
Cheers to You, Mom! Gifts for Mother’s Day

Cheers to You, Mom! Gifts for Mother’s Day

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Looking for a special Mother’s Day gift? We have fine teas and other gifts to show Mom how much you care. Find a gift sure to make her cup overflow with love, and tea!

How to Make a Mint Tea Julep

How to Make a Mint Tea Julep

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This year, we decided to put a twist on the classic Mint Julep and create a Mint Tea Julep using one of our Peppermint Herbal tea. Keep reading to learn how you can make this for your upcoming derby party.

Caffeine & Tea: Get the Facts from Emeric Harney

Caffeine & Tea: Get the Facts from Emeric Harney

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Learn more about the relationship between tea and caffeine from Emeric Harney, as well as bust a few myths. There is a tea for you whether you're looking for a boost in the morning or to reduce your caffeine intake.
Teafluencers: Sharron Lynn

Teafluencers: Sharron Lynn

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Sharron Lynn is an actor, model, dancer and mentor in NYC. You might recognize her from shows such as HBO's Vinyl, the Netflix Original Series The Get Down, Scary Movie 5, or from touring with Disney’s The Lion King. Read on to learn how she juggles it all.

Going Green: 5 Ways You Can Upcycle Old Tea Tins

Going Green: 5 Ways You Can Upcycle Old Tea Tins

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Whether you buy tea in bulk and refill your tins or use them to plant an indoor herb garden, we love seeing what you do with your tins after you have finished what’s inside. Check out a few of our favorite ways Harney fans are reusing their tea tins.
How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally With Tea

How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally With Tea

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This Easter, don’t soak your eggs in bright, store-bought dyes. Steep them in your favorite flavors of tea instead! Read on to learn how you can naturally dye eggs at home.
All About the Ceylon Tea Region

All About the Ceylon Tea Region

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The small country of Sri Lanka produces a quantity and variety of black teas that rival China. Its unique topography and climate allow for 3 types of tea called Ceylons. Read on to learn more about this small, but mighty region and the teas it produces.

All About the Darjeeling Tea Region

All About the Darjeeling Tea Region

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The northeastern region of Darjeeling on the border of Nepal and Bhutan is famous for three seasons of tea: the spring’s First Flush, the early summer’s Second Flush and the late summer and fall’s Autumnal teas. Learn more about the Darjeeling tea region and the teas that are produced there
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Teafluencers: Emily Jeffords

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Emily Jeffords is a painter, creative educator & writer living in Greenville, South Carolina. Read on to learn about Emily, her career and the resources she offers to help others around the world grow as artists.
10 Common Tea Questions Answered

10 Common Tea Questions Answered

4 min read

Tea has been consumed for thousands of years and has been grown in almost every corner of the globe. With its extensive history, the tea industry can be rather intimidating to enter. We hope that our blogcan be a resource for you, no matter where you are at in your tea education, and that this post in particular can help answer some of the most commonly asked tea questions.


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How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party

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If you are one of the many friends or family members who have graciously offered to hold a bridal shower for the bride to be, this is when things begin to get stressful for you. Read on to learn how you can throw the perfect bridal shower tea for your bride to be.
All About the Assam Tea Region

All About the Assam Tea Region

5 min read

The twirling brown leaves and golden tips of the world’s greatest Assam black teas yield lovely honey and malty flavors, a little like the maltiness of a good beer. Assams are also among the most assertive and brisk of the black teas. It’s no accident: The more quickly a tea is made, the brisker the body. And everything about Assam tea is fast. Continue on to learn more about the Assam tea region and the types of tea that are sourced from here.

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Teafluencers: Polly Bennett

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Meet Polly Bennett, our February Teafluencer. Polly is a movement director, choreographer and practitioner creating choreography for professional theatre, movement coaching for feature films and television like The Crown and Bohemian Rhapsody and establishing movement languages for amateur performance, choirs and live performance. Read on to learn more about her life before becoming a movement coach and how her passions and experiences helped her become a master of movement.