The 7 Best Teas for Cold Weather

The 7 Best Teas for Cold Weather

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During the winter months, you can often find us snuggled up watching our favorite shows or reading a new book with a warm cup of tea in hand. To help you prep for Old Man Winter’s arrival, we’ve rounded up our favorite teas to get you through another long, cold winter.
Harney Gift Exchange Guide

Harney Gift Exchange Guide

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Whether you need a silly white elephant gift or are someone’s secret Santa, we have presents for everyone on your list. Read on for 5 awesome ideas for your next gift exchange!
The Harneys Invite You to Dinner: 5 Holiday Recipes With Tea

The Harneys Invite You to Dinner: 5 Holiday Recipes With Tea

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We narrowed it down to a few of our favorite recipes from The Tea Cookbook to help you create a mouthwatering meal for the important people in your life. Many of these recipes are staples on our family's table, and we think you'll love them too.

Teafluencers: Dorothy Shain

Teafluencers: Dorothy Shain

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Inspired by her travels and the people she meets along the way, Dorothy Shain found her artistic passions through her connection to the world and the experiences she has faced. We had the opportunity to talk with Dorothy about her artistic journey and her passions for painting and design. Read on the learn more about Dorothy, her brand and her love for tea.
The ABC’s of Brewing Harney Tea

The ABC’s of Brewing Harney Tea

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While making tea can be achieved almost anywhere with simple ingredients, there are some niceties – some would say necessities – to brewing a perfect pot, a magnificent mug and a comforting cup. We offer an inspiring collection, from basics to advanced tea accessories to enhance your tea-making prowess.

Guide to Tea: Tea Terms

Guide to Tea: Tea Terms

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Our goal with creating this tea glossary is to help demystify tea and the words used to describe it. We recommend bookmarking this page so you can refer to it when questions arise or print it off and place it on your fridge to learn as you steep. Either way, we hope you find this tea terminology guide to be a helpful resource on your tea journey.


7 Fall Tea Flavors You Need to Try This Autumn

7 Fall Tea Flavors You Need to Try This Autumn

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While we love spending our summer days sipping iced tea on our front porch, there is nothing better than wrapping your body in a warm sweater and your hands around a mug of your favorite fall-flavored tea. We have the classics you love and have added a couple of newbies to our lineup this year we think you’ll enjoy.

Guide To Tea - 10 Year Anniversary

Guide To Tea - 10 Year Anniversary

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10 years ago, Penguin Press published "Harney & Sons Guide to Tea". My father, Mike Harney had worked on it for 2 years and he loved his labor. It has stood the test of time (at least the last decade). 
Test Your Tea Expertise

Test Your Tea Expertise

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Want to test your tea knowledge? Download this crossword from our 2018 catalog and see how extensive your tea vocabulary and knowledge of the Harney family really is. We recommend using a pencil for this one, it’s a bit of a doozy. Enjoy!

Teafluencers: Dr. William Li

Teafluencers: Dr. William Li

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Dr. William Li is the CEO, president, and medical director of an organization dedicated to creating a healthier world through angiogenesis, the process our body uses to grow blood vessels. Dr. Li’s experience stems from a long, studious journey in higher education and conducting in-depth research – some of which concluding that tea is more than a delicious beverage, but also a major health booster.
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The Language of Tea: Understanding Tea Traditions From Around the World

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One of our favorite things about tea is its rich history and the cultural significance it holds in cities around the world. While we may speak different languages and observe different customs, tea is oftentimes one of the things that binds us. We love traveling to understand the language of tea and the role it plays in the lives of those who live thousands of miles away from where we call home.

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How Is Tea Decaffeinated?

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There are two different ways to decaffeinate tea, each with their pros and cons. At Harney and Sons, we use Carbon Dioxide (CO2), also known as the natural method. Read on to learn more about our decaffeination process and the three other common decaffeination methods.


Harney & Sons Tea in Japan Trip

Harney & Sons Tea in Japan Trip

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Join the Harney family for a one of a kind tea-centeredtour of Japan. Harney & Sons Fine Tea has been importing tea directly from Japan for over 35 years, and the family has decades-long personal relationships with the best tea growers in the industry. For anyone who loves to drink green tea, Japan is a must-visit.

Harney Happy Hour: Green Tea Margarita

Harney Happy Hour: Green Tea Margarita

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Salt or no salt? That is the question. Our Green Tea Margarita is giving the classic marg a run for its money. Made with tequila, limoncello, and ourOrganic Green With Citrus & Ginkgo Fresh Brew Iced Tea, this cocktail is best when served with tacos, chips, and a heaping bowl of guac.
Teafluencers: Elvira Cardenas

Teafluencers: Elvira Cardenas

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Born and raised in Colombia, Elvira Cardenas moved to the United States in 1996, at the age of 20. After settling in the area, she became a tea packer at Harney & Sons where she worked closely with Michael Harney to learn the art of tea blending and purchasing. She joined our team as a tea purchaser shortly after and has been an integral part of our tea testing and blending process ever since.


What is Yaupon Tea?

What is Yaupon Tea?

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Yaupon is the only wild-grown North American plant that is naturally caffeinated. Although Native Americans were the first to discover yaupon it was forgotten for many decades. This black tea was recently rediscovered and is now being sold around the world. Read on to learn more about this unique tea.

Harney Happy Hour: Pomegranate Oolong Mule

Harney Happy Hour: Pomegranate Oolong Mule

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Made with fresh pomegranate juice, vodka, and our Pomegranate Oolong Fresh Brewed Iced Tea, this cocktail is truly one in a mule-ion. We love sippin’ on this refreshing libation while listening to our Oolong Summer Nights playlist, preferably on a porch swing.
Posh as it gets

Posh as it gets

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John Harney’s years of hard work got our teas into the Dorchester. Who would think that one of the best hotels in London would use our teas? John Harney!

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Harney Happy Hour: Blueberry Green Tea Mojito

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Is there anything more refreshing than a mojito in the summer? We’ve put a twist on the classic recipe and added some of our deliciousBlueberry Green Fresh Brewed Iced Tea for a truly unique summer cocktail.

Tea with Jane

Tea with Jane

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We have worked with Jane Pettigrew for over 30 years and enjoyed every minute. She spoke at our early Tea Summits. We are so happy that she has developed the U.K. Tea Academy into the best tea school in the world. So we have to include a stimulating day with her into our trip. Another virtuoso performance was done by THE Jane Pettigrew.
Tour of Our Millerton, New York Factory

Tour of Our Millerton, New York Factory

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We’re taking you inside our 90,000 square foot factory located in Millerton, New York to give you a unique view of our process through the eyes of an artist. Follow along as we take you from tasting table to tea time.