Recently, teadog.com started offering Darvilles of Windsor Tea, in the varieties of Royalty Assam, Darjeeling, Earl Grey and English Breakfast. Most tea drinkers in the US know very little about this old brand. Here are some facts:
- Dating to 1860, Darvilles is a family business that has been in the grocery business and tea trade since that time
- Darvilles is the oldest company in Windsor (a Royal borough in Southeast England whose most famous attraction is Windsor Castle.)
- Darvilles has a Royal Warrant, granted to the company in 1946, which means they supply goods to the Royal Household.
- Packages of Darvilles Teas features old and unique painting of Windsor Castle. Each variety has a different picture of the Castle.