Tea from the Himalaya’s: The Story of Kangra tea

India is famous for its excellent tea producing regions, where the likes of Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri tea, are grown for tea enjoyers all over the world. However, there is another region, equally exquisite in its quality of tea, whose legacy was shrouded by a natural disaster from which it was never able to recover, and that is Kangra tea.

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The Azores: Europe’s original Tea producers

When we think of tea plantations our minds immediately turn to the lush, sprawling green hills of India and China. So, it might surprise you that there is actually a place in Europe that has been producing tea for over a century. In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean lies

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The Story Of Gunfire Tea  

Gunfire tea is a British caffeinated and alcoholic cocktail made by mixing black tea and a splash of rum. This unique beverage was a favorite in the British army, as an early morning tea to help battle the cold and the rain, but also as a form of liquid courage

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The story of Ssanghwa-cha: Korean medicinal tea

Korea is quite well known for its tea culture, one that relies both on tea made from the Camellia sinensis plant, but also on many tisanes made from other leaves, flowers, fruits, grains and more, like its famous barley tea. Sshanghwa-chais one of these tisanes that has enjoyed enduring popularity

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The Story of Gunpowder tea

Gunpowder tea is arguably one of the oldest and most popular Chinese green teas to have found its way into global tea culture. It is known for its distinctive shape and unique flavor profile, one that is complex and robust, yet nuanced, and has a smokey and earthy air to

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The Story of Teh Tarik: Malaysian pulled tea

Some teas find their claim to fame in how or where they grow, others in how the leaves are harvested or prepared, and others still in what flavors are infused. But there is one tea variation whose fame is derived from the way it is poured, and that is Teh

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The story of Honeybush tea: The Sweeter Brother of Rooibos

Most of us are familiar with the popular South African tisane (herbal tea) Rooibos tea. Fewer of us perhaps with its little brother Honeybush tea, or we might have thought both were different names for the same thing. So what is Honeybush tea and what makes it special? Honeybush (Cyclopia

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