Geographical Indication for Tea

Geographical Indication for Tea

Geographical Indication for Tea: aiming to protect consumers and producers of unique ...
English tea

What is English Tea?

English Tea: some definitions. English tea is an ambiguous term. It has ...
Oolong Loose Teas

What is Oolong tea?

Oolong or Wu-long means Black Dragon tea in Mandarin. It has been ...
English tea blends

English Tea Blends

English Tea Blends: Explore their diversity English tea blends make up the ...
China Keemun Hoa Ya A

China Keemun Black Teas – an introduction.

Keemun, from Qimen county in Anhui Province, is one of China’s ten ...
What is Yellow Tea?

What is Yellow Tea?

Yellow teas can be compared with green teas and white teas. Yellow ...
English Breakfast tea

English Breakfast Tea

Is English Breakfast tea the best breakfast tea in the world? Breakfast ...
What is black tea

What is Black Tea?

What is black tea - the tea that we drink most of ...
Earl Grey tea blend

Earl Grey Tea blend

Earl Grey Tea blend. The UK's most popular blend. Earl Grey tea ...

Geographical Indication for Tea

Geographical Indication for Tea: aiming to protect consumers and producers of unique teas Geographical Indication (GI) is recognised by various bodies and applies to products and their processes of production uniquely associated with a designated area such as Champagne, Roquefort, Cornish Pasties and Melton Mowbray Pork Pies. Geographic Indication for tea is established and becoming…read more

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English tea

What is English Tea?

English Tea: some definitions. English tea is an ambiguous term. It has gained many quite different meanings over England’s long association with tea. Here we try to provide you with some definitions. Apart from twenty acres or so on the Cornish Tregothnan estate, no tea is grown commercially in England. Their tea is a highly expensive…read more

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Oolong Loose Teas

What is Oolong tea?

Oolong or Wu-long means Black Dragon tea in Mandarin. It has been said that it refers to the shape of oolong teas which resemble the silhouette of the mystical Chinese Dragon. They are mainly manufactured in China and Taiwan provinces. The latter is known as Formosa in tea terminology. Those teas are generally referred to…read more

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English tea blends

English Tea Blends

English Tea Blends: Explore their diversity English tea blends make up the majority of teas we consume in the United Kingdom. Even with all the speciality loose teas that are now increasingly popular. However, not all English blended teas are blended in England. English Tea blends each have notable characteristics derived from their constituent teas….read more

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What is Yellow Tea?

Yellow teas can be compared with green teas and white teas. Yellow tea is little known because little is now made as its production is expensive. It is worth the trouble and expense however as ‘spring tea’ as it is known, is indeed fresh and aromatic. The name is taken from the appearance of the…read more

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English Breakfast tea

English Breakfast Tea

Is English Breakfast tea the best breakfast tea in the world? Breakfast blend is such an important tea that every tea merchant offers it. However, many offer specifically an English Breakfast Tea. What makes this blend so special and how does it differ from Irish Breakfast, Scottish Breakfast, and indeed, what other single-origin teas could…read more

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What is black tea

What is Black Tea?

What is black tea – the tea that we drink most of the time? In the 17 century in England, tea was imported from China by sea. As the leaves were stored below the water line, the atmosphere was humid, black and warm. After several months of travel, the tea leaves had fermented and became…read more

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Earl Grey tea blend

Earl Grey Tea blend

Earl Grey Tea blend. The UK’s most popular blend. Earl Grey tea blend is a scented tea: a blend of black tea and oil of bergamot, extracted from the thick, oil-rich peel of an Italian citrus fruit, grown mainly in Calabria. It is thought to be to be a 17th century cross between sweet lemon and bitter,…read more

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