Tips to Start a Tea Club
Lifestyle

Tips to Start a Tea Club

Be inspired to start your own tea club with these tips on the tools needed, theme ideas, and how to properly taste tea.
Year of the Wood Dragon Lunar New Year Tea
Holidays

Year of the Wood Dragon Lunar New Year Tea

We’re excited to welcome the Year of the Wood Dragon for the 2024 Lunar New Year! The Lunar New Year is an especially magical time, full of storied traditions and larger-than-life tales. We love de...
Bastille Day & French Teas, Oui!
Holidays

Bastille Day & French Teas, Oui!

Celebrate France’s Bastille Day on July 14 with our French-themed teas including black teas, white teas and herbal teas.
Tea Time With Tsuyoshi Sugimoto
Tea 101

Tea Time With Tsuyoshi Sugimoto

Enjoy getting to know Tsuyoshi Sugimoto, the owner and president of Shohokuenchten tea company in Kyoto, Japan, and a longtime colleague and friend of the Harneys.
Eteamology
Tea 101

Eteamology

Explore the origins of the word ‚Äútea‚ÄĚ and how trade routes impacted the way it is spelled and pronounced, along with slang for tea.
Chinese New Year
Holidays

Chinese New Year

Learn about the history, traditions and food of the Chinese New Year as well as Chinese teas you can enjoy at home.
Mike Harney Spills the Tea: Ask Mike Anything
Mike Spills the Tea

Mike Harney Spills the Tea: Ask Mike Anything

Mike Harney answers questions from customers and provides insights into Harney & Sons Fine Teas.
10 Weird Facts About Tea
Tea 101

10 Weird Facts About Tea

There’s lots of interesting history and information around tea, one of the oldest drinks in the world!
The Story Behind the HRP Collection
Tea History

The Story Behind the HRP Collection

Learn about our connection with the nonprofit organization Historic Royal Palaces and the teas we created to help support their work.
Afternoon Tea Is The New Happy Hour
Recipes

Afternoon Tea Is The New Happy Hour

Afternoon tea is the new way to spend time with friends instead of going out for happy hour. Get tips and recipes for creating a perfect afternoon tea.
Tea in Morocco
Tea Regions

Tea in Morocco

Moroccan mint tea is a staple in Morocco. Learn how to make and pour tea the Moroccan way!
Tasseography -- What Can Your Tea Leaves Tell You?
Tea Traditions

Tasseography -- What Can Your Tea Leaves Tell You?

Tasseography is a method of fortune telling or divination that utilizes tea leaves in your cup to provide information about your life.
Holiday Tea Traditions
Holidays

Holiday Tea Traditions

Tea has long played a role in holiday traditions, from Christmas tea parties to caroling to flaming tea ceremonies.
Tea & British Art Come Together to Celebrate The Met
Tea Traditions

Tea & British Art Come Together to Celebrate The Met

We've partnered with The Metropolitan Museum of Art to create a few blends that are as delightful as works of art!
Chinese Tea Traditions
Tea Traditions

Chinese Tea Traditions

Read about Chinese tea traditions where tea has been an integral part of the culture for centuries, and learn how to host a Chinese tea ceremony.
Tea Like the Brits
Tea Traditions

Tea Like the Brits

Drink tea like the British monarchy with these tips on a beloved British tradition, the afternoon tea ceremony. Learn the history of this national institution and discover how you can create your v...
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Tea Traditions

Japanese Tea Ceremony

One of the most famous ceremonies in the world, the Japanese tea ceremony is a complex ritual rich with meaning and tradition. Learn about its history and what makes a Japanese tea ceremony special.
Tea-traditions-around-the-world
Tea Traditions

The Language of Tea: Understanding Tea Traditions From Around the World

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...
Traditions of tea
Tea Traditions

Traditions of tea

We visited Pingling outside of Taipei in Taiwan. Our hosts were 3 generations of tea growers and merchants of Wenshan Baozhong Oolong. Also we were with George Shu our tea exporter whose family als...