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.
Nina’s Marie-Antoinette

Nina’s Marie-Antoinette

A French Tea House with Royal Charm Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography Courtesy of Nina’s of Paris A short stroll from some of Paris’s popular...
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts' Lot 35 Tea

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ Lot 35 Tea

By Lorna Reeves • Photography by John O’Hagan The name “Fairmont” has long been synonymous with terms like “historic,” “luxury,” and “afternoon tea.” It is a...
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...
Tealuxe: Serving Up More Than Just a Great Pot of Tea

Tealuxe: Serving Up More Than Just a Great Pot of Tea

Long before tea bars and tea lounges were considered hip and trendy, Tealuxe was winning over college students and business people alike with loose-leaf...
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...
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...
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....
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.
Simpson & Vail's retail shop in Brookfield, Connecticut

Simpson & Vail Teas

Simpson & Vail Teas' roots go back to 1904 when it was founded by Augustus M. Walbridge as a green coffee mercantile in New York City.

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A Bonnie Scottish Tea

A Bonnie Scottish Tea

Un Thé Royal

Un Thé Royal

Mardi Gras Tea

Mardi Gras Tea

Lemon Glaze

Lemon Glaze