Tea Made in the Shade

Tea Made in the Shade

Text and Photography by Bruce Richardson Japan’s method of growing tea under shade is unique. Since 1835, this cultivation technique has been used exclusively for...
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...
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...
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...

Teaching with Tea

Text by Betsy L. Haase An oversize electric teapot rested on the windowsill when my eighth grade students walked into the classroom one cheerless day....
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.
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John Harney, Tea Statesman

Read our 2006 interview with John Harney, patriarch of Harney & Sons Tea, who passed away in June 2014.
Afternoon Tea at the Russian Tea Room with Ali Ewoldt

Afternoon Tea at the Russian Tea Room with Ali Ewoldt

Text by Roger Sands • Photography by Kristine Foley Getting to know the Broadway star “I’m a singer—I’m almost required to love tea,” says Ali Ewoldt,...
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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Chocolate Pleasures Tea

Chocolate Pleasures Tea

A Wintertide Teatime

A Wintertide Teatime

New Year’s Eve with Tea

Christmas Brunch Teatime

Christmas Brunch Teatime