TeaTime 15: Notable Figures in Tea

TeaTime 15: Notable Figures in Tea

Over the last 15 years, the tea culture in the United States and Canada has not only managed to thrive, but has also grown...
The lawn at Monticello

Taking Tea with Thomas Jefferson

The author of the Declaration of Independence was a savvy tea drinker.
The Tea Things of Jane Austen

The Tea Things of Jane Austen

By Bruce Richardson • Images Courtesy of Benjamin Press December 16 marks the 241st birthday of British author Jane Austen. The popular Regency- period novelist was,...
Kerry Vincent

Meet Kerry Vincent, a Woman with a Cause

Join Kerry Vincent to fight ovarian cancer around the world.

John Harney, Tea Statesman

Read our 2006 interview with John Harney, patriarch of Harney & Sons Tea, who passed away in June 2014.
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.
Thomas Lipton

Thomas Lipton

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

Becoming the Northwest Tea Festival

Businesswomen Julee Rosanoff and Sue Zuege started a small tea business in Seattle, which eventually led to the onset of the Northwest Tea Festival.
Caroline Cahan of Southern Season

Meet Caroline Cahan of Southern Season

Caroline Cahan keeps the shelves of Southern Season well stocked with tea.

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