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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
Kerry Vincent

Meet Kerry Vincent, a Woman with a Cause

Join Kerry Vincent to fight ovarian cancer around the world.
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 Diaries: A Step Back in Time in the Village of Near Sawrey

The Tea Diaries: A Step Back in Time in the Village...

Text and Photography by Annie Meadows The delights of afternoon tea are memorable enough, but when enjoyed in the quaint village of Near Sawrey in the...
Northwest-Tea-Festival

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.

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