Lipton Tea: Direct from the Gardens to the Cup

Lipton Tea: Direct from the Gardens to the Cup

Thomas Lipton revolutionized the tea industry in the 1880s by purchasing his own tea gardens and eliminating the middle man.
Harney & Sons

Elyse & John: The Love Story Behind Harney & Sons Teas

Text by James Norwood Pratt • Photography Courtesy of Elyse Harney Elyse and John Harney are still a team, even now, several years after John’s death on...
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.
Josephine & Thomas: A Match Made with Oolong

Josephine & Thomas: A Match Made with Oolong

Text by James Norwood Pratt • Photograph courtesy of JT & Tea We did not like each other when we first met,” said Josephine Pan...
Bigelow-Tea

Bigelow Tea

By Lorna Reeves • Photography Courtesy of Bigelow Tea  Colorful foil pouches of Bigelow Tea’s many flavors seem to be everywhere—in restaurants, hotel rooms, and grocery stores....

Teatime and Wimbledon = The Perfect Pairing with Highland Gourmet Scones

Teatime and Wimbledon—two time-honored British traditions that might not seem to go together, but both started within a few decades of each other. The...

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...
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...
Orange Pekoe

Orange Pekoe

A Very Fine Tearoom Serving Very Fine Teas in West London by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of Orange Pekoe When Marianna Hadjigeorgiou decided in 2004...

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