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Fruity Tea Blends Perfect For Spring

Fruity Tea Blends Perfect For Spring

As you put away your winter clothes and update your spring wardrobe, don’t forget to update your tea collection with light, fruity springtime favorites that brew to blushing pink hues. What a great way to welcome spring! Read more...

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All About Hibiscus

Hibiscus teas have been enjoyed for centuries by people all across the world including Egypt, Cambodia and the Caribbean. Consumed for its flavor and other benefits, the sepals of the hibiscus plant, Hibiscus sabdariffa, create a deep red infusion that's well-loved for its tangy sweetness and cooling effect on the body. Read more...

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All About Darjeeling

Darjeeling tea is grown in the Darjeeling region of the northernmost tip of West Bengal, India. Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, Darjeeling is full of lush forests and sprawling tea plantations where they produce some of the most delicious and distinctive tea in the world. Read more...

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New Teas on the Horizon

Pack your bags and journey with us across the globe to a paradise of new, rare and exotic teas. We’re always thinking of innovative tea blends that intrigue the taste buds and soothe the palate. Read more...

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English Tea Room Etiquette

Year of the Snake

In the Chinese zodiac, the years are represented by animals. Legend has it these animals competed for the twelve spots on the zodiac. Where they fall on the zodiac represents how fast they got there. The snake arrived 6th, after scaring the horse. Read more...

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English Tea Room Etiquette

English Tea Room Etiquette

Along with the rise of tea in England came English tea rooms, where tea was served at all times of the day, but particularly in the afternoons. Popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries, English tea rooms became culturally significant meeting places for all aspects of society. While the working and lower classes might enjoy high tea at a casual tea house, the upper classes took afternoon tea in elegantly appointed tea rooms. Read more...

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Spotlight On: Jasmine Tea

Jasmine tea originates in China’s Fujian province, where green tea is scented with jasmine blossoms. Learn about the history and flavor profile of jasmine tea. Read more...

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Tea Tourism: Tea Horse Road

Tea Tourism: Tea Horse Road

China’s ancient Tea Horse Road is not so much a road as a long and winding trading route with five branches, all stretching out from Pu’er County in Yunnan Province, China’s tea capital. From here, tea was carried northwest into Tibet; northeast into Sichuan; southwest into Menglian and Burma; due south into northern Laos and Southeast Asia; and southeast into Jiangcheng, and other Vietnamese cities. Read more...

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Discontinued Teas

At Teavana, our tea masters work to continue to develop flavors that fulfill our promise to deliver premium, high-quality, loose leaf teas. We are poised to deliver an exciting collection of teas inspired by global flavors and adventures. To welcome these new teas and make room for them on our Wall of Tea, we must first say goodbye to dear favorites. We’ll list them below, so you can stock up on your favorites before they go! Please note: Some discontinued teas that are not available online may still be found in our stores. Read more...

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Tea Time: Tea in English Culture

Tea Time: Tea in English Culture

Tea was first introduced in England by Catherine of Braganza, the Portuguese princess who married Charles II. But it wasn’t until the East India Company started filling its ships with tea, after selling British-manufactured fabrics in China, that tea was sold in England commercially. Read more...

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