Teas with Something Extra

Whether you call them “flavored,” “scented,” “crafted,” or just plain “modified,” these teas offer you something extra. For almost as long as man has been drinking tea, he has been adding that additional touch. Some of these have come about by accident, but many are the result of dedicated tea professionals trying different combinations to …

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Tea Travels

I am a traveller (you can tell this in part from the fact that I spell “traveller” the British way!).  One of the biggest challenges when travelling (again, the British spelling!) is to maintain some normal routines so you do not feel too destabilised and completely surrounded by the unfamiliar. For me, an important routine is …

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Tea Pioneers: Thomas Lipton

If you ask the average person on the street to name a brand of tea, chances are pretty good that they're going to come up with Lipton. Which is not surprising, since, as the company points out at their web site, "Lipton is the world's best-known and best-selling brand of tea." But of course it …

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