Lorna Reeves, editor
Treat your guests to Teas Etc's Meyer Lemon Black Tea, the first-place Flavored Black Iced Tea in the 2011 North America Tea Championship. A beverage of this caliber deserves a beautiful dispenser like this one from Arthur Court, available in several lovely designs.
Teas Etc Meyer Lemon Black Loose-Leaf Tea; $10.95 for 3 ounces; teasetc.com
Arthur Court Magnolia beverage server; $199; 800-446-7805
Anne-Harris Jones, assistant editor
During the summer, I like to keep this mint-infused simple syrup on hand for iced tea. It has a refreshing and natural sweet mint flavor, and it's great for baking or for drizzling over fruit.
Sonoma Syrup Co. Mint Infused Simple Syrup; $10.95; surlatable.com
Lucy W. Herndon, stylist
Warmer weather calls for iced tea, and these vintage-inspired glasses are just the casual yet chic way to serve my favorite blends.
Pier 1 Tall Clear Dots glass; $6; pier1.com
Meaghan Davis, editorial assistant
Add a colorful touch to cold beverages with pretty striped straws. Hand-pressed clay coasters by McCarter Coasters are graceful embellishments for any table. With more than 100 customizable designs, these make excellent hostess gifts!
Kelly Green Stripe Paper Drinking Straws; $4 for 25; homestyledivas.com
McCarter Coasters 325 Magnolia coasters; $25 for set of 4; shaynemccarter.com