Tag Archives: Tea

Explore the Teas of Australia with Our Guide!

You know that a lot of tea comes from China, and a bunch come from India. Japanese teas are becoming better known (see Our Guide to Japanese Tea), as are teas from Taiwan and Africa (see 13 Tea-growing Countries in Africa). Don’t forget Brazil in South America (see Tea in South America and an Argentinean Group Tours Tea in India). And then, there’s Australia! Yes, the land of kangaroos and koala bears also is the land of tea. Continue reading Explore the Teas of Australia with Our Guide!

Darjeeling Tea Tourism Is a Growing Trend

India is seeing the interest in tea tourism really growing and becoming an important source of revenue for some struggling tea gardens. The Darjeeling area is a big draw and sports many fine locations from which to choose. This little teapot encourages you humans to check them out. We offer some information on a few that we find especially inviting below. Continue reading Darjeeling Tea Tourism Is a Growing Trend

Margaret’s Hope Darjeeling Teas and a Haunting Past

Probably the most memorable name of the tea gardens in the Darjeeling area is Margaret’s Hope. This garden is also the source of some very fine teas. Time for this little teapot to do some trekking. Come along, humans! TOOOT! Continue reading Margaret’s Hope Darjeeling Teas and a Haunting Past

Tea Punk Teas Brings Steampunk to Tea!

Tea vendors pop up, it seems, like daisies in a field. Where Tea Punk Teas is concerned, it’s more like a field of bluebonnets (the state flower of Texas, their home state). And those bluebonnets tend to be a bit… well, unusual. You see, owner Genevieve Dodd is into things steampunk, so those bluebonnets are more like bluehelmets! She seems to bring that touch to her tea business, too, along with able-bodied assistance from Lloyd Dodd. Continue reading Tea Punk Teas Brings Steampunk to Tea!

Namring Tea Garden Shines!

Namring is one of the older of the tea gardens in West Bengal, India, that qualify as officially being a Darjeeling Tea Garden. Their teas have some reputation among connoisseurs of Darjeeling teas. We recently came across a fine one presented by one of our site sponsors (Tea Punk Teas) and wanted to pass on some background on where that tea is from. Continue reading Namring Tea Garden Shines!

Harvest Time Hurrahs!

There’s no wonder that at this time of year, people across the country are exuding harvest time hurrahs. Harvest is an important time in the lives of mankind. It means food, drink, clothing (cotton, etc.), and just about everything around us. Continue reading Harvest Time Hurrahs!