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TEAS BY TYPE

TEAS BY TYPE

sorted by type (black tea, flavored black tea ...)


Black Tea

Black tea is made from leaves that have been fully oxidized and produces a deep, rich flavor in an amber colored brew.

Flavored Black Tea

Flavored black teas are real black teas blended with fruit, spices or herbs.

Chai Blends

Chai is a sweet spiced tea from India, where it is mostly known as Masala Chai. Chai is the Hindi word for tea and masala is the Hindi word for spice

Blooming Tea

Display teas are a delight to the eye as well as to the palate and show off the tea maker's artistry. It is an ancient tradition in China, producing tea with special appearance, both in the dry leaf and once steeped.

Decaffeinated Tea

Decaf tea offers an excellent alternative for those enjoying a relaxing cup of tea but cannot tolerate the "kick" from the caffeine intake. For teas to be labeled "decaffeinated", 98% of the caffeine must be removed.

Jasmine Tea

Jasmine tea, a separate category in China, is the most popular flower used to scent green and white tea.

Oolong Tea

Oolong tea can be either lightly oxidized, leaving the leaf green, or more heavily oxidized, pushing it toward a brown color. China's Ti Kwan Yin Oolong is one of the best known. It is prized for it's intense aroma and depth of flavor.

Pu-Erh Tea

Pu-Erh has been produced in Yunnan since ancient times and is made either from black tea, white tea or green tea. It is also called China's mystery tea.

White Tea

White teas are the rarest and most delicate teas in the world and are produced mainly in the Fujian province of China. White tea is made from leaf buds that are covered with whitish hairs. It has a mild flavor and natural sweetness.

Flavored Whites, Oolongs

Flavored white teas are real teas blended with fruit, spices or herbs.

Green Tea

Green tea is not oxidized. The leaves undergo three different treatments: roasting, rolling and firing. Green tea is an excellent thirst-quencher. Most green teas come from China or Japan.

Flavored Green Tea

Flavored green teas are real green teas blended with fruit, spices or herbs.

Rooibos and Rooibos blends

Rooibos-pronounced, "Roy-boss", was discovered by the people of the Cedarberg region in South Africa. It is naturally Caffeine and tannin free, rich in antioxidents. It is a species of Aspalathus, which grow on the limestone slopes.

Argentinean Mate and Mate Blends

Mate is a tea-like drink with caffeine, made from the leaf of Ilex Paraguariensis, a South American species of Holly. It was drunk by the local indians, who brought it to the gauchos in Argentina.

Herbal Infusions / Tisanes

Herbal infusions can be made with fresh or dried flowers, leaves, seeds or roots, generally by pouring boiling water over the plant parts and letting them steep for a few minutes. Seeds and roots can also be boiled on a stove.