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...
Everything You Need to Know About Matcha
Lifestyle

Everything You Need to Know About Matcha

Learn how matcha is made, what the different grades of matcha mean and other great facts about matcha.
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.
Types of Green Teas
Tea 101

Types of Green Teas

Get the scoop on the different types of green teas, including Japanese green teas, Chinese green teas, matcha teas, and more.
Celebrate Spring With Chinese Teas and Yixing Teapots
Seasonal

Celebrate Spring With Chinese Teas and Yixing Teapots

Spring is prime time for harvesting the finest Chinese green teas. Discover some favorites and enjoy brewing them in traditional Yixing teapots.
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.
Fair Trade Month
Tea History

Fair Trade Month

Harney & Sons is proud to support Fair Trade Certified farmers and products. Learn what Fair Trade Certified means and why it’s important.
Who Drinks the Most Tea?
Tea 101

Who Drinks the Most Tea?

Find out the surprising answer to which country consumes the most tea per person.
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.
Let’s Have Fun with Tea Phrases!
Tea History

Let’s Have Fun with Tea Phrases!

We explore the fascinating origins of well-known tea sayings and idioms, relate their meanings and how they came to be part of our vocabulary.
Tea & War: Part Two
Tea History

Tea & War: Part Two

Tea has played a surprisingly significant role in war. This post examines the role of tea in events that led to the Opium Wars with China.
Tea & War: Part One
Tea History

Tea & War: Part One

Tea has played a surprisingly significant role in war. This post examines the role of tea in events that led to the Revolutionary War.
Girl Power!
Tea History

Girl Power!

March 8, 2020 is International Women’s Day. Meet some women who were tea pioneers or just pioneers who loved tea!