They’re here! Our shipment of First Flush teas from India arrived yesterday. From Darjeeling, we have teas from Avongrove and Jungpana…and from Assam, the Silver Needle White returns to our catalogue, along with a spring harvest black tea from the Raidang Estate.
Continue reading What’s New – First Flush 2019
We have been receiving one of our orders from China and, as promised, we have two new Pu Erh teas to offer you…
Continue reading What’s New – Pu Erh
More first flush samples arrived today. We will be choosing from some familiar names, and some new ones; Giddapahar, Oaks, Avongrove, Jungpana, Puttabong and Arya for Darjeeling…Kamakhya, Bordubi, Margherita, and Raidang for Assam. We’ll let you know what we select and, most importantly, when they’re available to purchase!
We have a new addition to our rooibos offferings – Summer Raspberry! This one has proven to be quite popular already and current stock may be limited. Continue reading Summer Raspberry
Earlier this year we brought in one of our first ever Yellow teas, something we had tried over the years but never purchased. It is certainly one of the lesser known categories of tea but it’s great to be able to offer one now and it has been very well-received so far!
Continue reading What’s in a Colour – Yellow Tea
“Churchill probably drank the smoky tarry deliciousness because it could stand on its own beside the real smoke of his ever-present Cuban cigars…”
We recently came across this wonderful photo and blog post about Winston Churchill and a couple of his favourite habits, namely cigars and the unmistakable smoked black tea called Lapsang Souchong. Continue reading Smoke on the Water
One of our new suppliers from last year was a small natural tea grower’s initiative founded in 2015 which trains, supports and promotes marginalized tea farmers across Assam and Darjeeling. Continue reading New Autumn Arrivals
We are happy to have received 4 new Organic teas to start off 2019. These were purchased from Zuxiang Organic Tea Garden, a new supplier for us, located in the south west of Yunnan province: Zhengwan village, Nanping town, Pu’er city. Continue reading New Teas From Zuxiang
One of our most interesting new arrivals in 2018 was this single trunk, or Dan Cong, black tea from the Phoenix mountains of Guangdong Province (China).
We had heard about these teas over the last year or two…rumours of unique flavours and remarkable aromas derived from volcanic soil and high altitude moss and lichen…and were very interested in giving one a try. We were definitely not disappointed! Continue reading Dan Cong Black Single Trunk