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.
Hop on a Harley to Tea

Hop on a Harley to Tea

Text by Sylvia Evans •  Photography by Maria Allan My former neighbor Donna asked me to play host to 22 ladies for an elegantly appointed Easter tea. My...
The Front Porch Tea Room

The Front Porch Tea Room

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by William Dickey Pennsylvania’s top-ranked tearoom is on the market for a buyer who will maintain its charm. Bonnie Helm has...
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...
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...
Joan & Jim Harron: The Love Story Behind Simpson & Vail

Joan & Jim Harron: The Love Story Behind Simpson & Vail

Text by James Norwood Pratt • Photography by Cyndi Harron Jim told himself a change was going to come. No more weeks away from home, no...
My Tea Story: Paris in a Cup

My Tea Story: Paris in a Cup

Text by Cheryl Turner Photograph Courtesy of Paris In A Cup I have been in the tea business for more than 20 years, but my history...
The Tea People of Hawaii

The Tea People of Hawaii

Anyone who has ever visited Hawaii knows it is a magical place with a powerful spirit and a positive approach to life. How wonderful, then, that...
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.

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