Little Yellow Teapot Reports: Doke Green Diamond Sparkles!

Growing tea is a tough business and often one that gets little attention from tea lovers. But your little teapot buddy (me!) is here to fill you in on what is behind many of those tasty teas you love. This is another tea from Doke Tea Garden, which has been around for a number of … Continue reading Little Yellow Teapot Reports: Doke Green Diamond Sparkles!

Little Yellow Teapot Reports: How Doke Green Diamond Measures Up to Other Green Teas

The Doke Tea Garden in Bihar, a state in northern India, has been around for a few years now. And while the tea plants have been growing and maturing, so has the staff. A recent sample of their second flush Green Diamond certainly is a testament to how they have improved over the years. And … Continue reading Little Yellow Teapot Reports: How Doke Green Diamond Measures Up to Other Green Teas

Little Yellow Teapot Reports: Doke Silver Needle Worth the Award?

In the world of tea, as in other areas of human endeavor, awards are given out for various reasons, and quality is not always a factor, so when I, your fave little teapot, heard that Doke Tea’s Silver Needle (2nd flush of 2016) had won a gold medal in Japan, I and my humans were … Continue reading Little Yellow Teapot Reports: Doke Silver Needle Worth the Award?

The World Is a Tea Party Presents: Your Guide to the Darjeeling Tea Gardens

Greetings, fellow tea lovers! The Tea Board of India (TBI) currently recognizes 87 gardens in West Bengal, India, and official Darjeeling tea gardens. (There are other gardens in the area but for one reason or another, they do not meet the requirements for this official status.) We haven’t tried teas from all of them but … Continue reading The World Is a Tea Party Presents: Your Guide to the Darjeeling Tea Gardens