Thomas Lipton

Thomas Lipton

Thomas Lipton revolutionized the tea industry in the 1880s by purchasing his own tea gardens and eliminating the middle man.
Drink healthy tea

Numi Tea

Brother and sister Ahmed and Reem Rahim launched their organic tea company, Numi Tea, in 1999 from a tiny apartment in Oakland, California.
Piper & Leaf

Piper & Leaf: Building a Sense of Community

By Betty Terry • Photography by Jim Bathie Newcomers find there is a lot to like about Huntsville, Alabama, a former cotton town founded in 1805. Transformed into...
Capital Teas

Capital Teas

Manelle Martino and her husband, Peter, opened their first Capital Teas shop on a corner where two of the oldest streets in Annapolis meet.
Stephen Twining

Meet Steven Twining

Today Stephen Twining serves as director of public relations for Twinings, the venerable British tea company that his seven times great grandfather founded in 1706.
Brown Betty teapots are a part of British history

The Little Teapot That Could

Holding a Brown Betty teapot is like holding a bit of British history in your hand.
Harney-Opener JA 11

Harney & Sons Tea

Making tea is a family affair with royal rewards at Harney & Sons.
Simpson & Vail's retail shop in Brookfield, Connecticut

Simpson & Vail Teas

Simpson & Vail Teas' roots go back to 1904 when it was founded by Augustus M. Walbridge as a green coffee mercantile in New York City.

The Porcelain Dynasty: Replacements, Ltd.

By Faith Morgan • Photography by John O’Hagan Bob Page has been easing the heartbreak of shattered teacups and misplaced sugar tongs for more than...
Fezziwig's Marketplace

Fezziwig’s Marketplace

Fezziwig's Marketplace in Lebanon, Illinois is just a short jaunt from St. Louis, Missouri.

Latest Recipes

Pumpkin Patch Tea

Pumpkin Patch Tea

Blue Cheese Tea Sandwiches

Blue Cheese Tea Sandwiches

Reuben Swirls (front) and Butternut Squash Tartlets (back)

Butternut Squash Tartlets

Cinnamon Scones

Cinnamon Scones