Did Earl Grey Really Exist?

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Earl Grey Tea is the second most popular variety of tea, just behind English Breakfast. But, was Earl Grey a real person? As British Prime Minster from 1830 to 1834, Earl Charles Grey is credited with developing the tea that bears his name. Earl Grey, according to lore, received the tea as a gift when his envoy saved a Chinese …

Oh Yes: Chocolate Tea

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If a better combination of ingredients than chocolate and tea exists, we dont know what it is. Kusmi Chocolate Tea is one of the best chocolate teas available. Available as a loose tea, it is is a black tea from China flavored with natural essences of chocolate. Kusmi Chocolate brews a very dark green color verging on black. The tea …

Spotlight on Vanilla Tea: Whittard Vanilla

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Vanilla and tea are a great combination. A very good vanilla tea is from Whittard of Chelsea. Whittard Vanilla Tea is a black tea flavored with vanilla (some other vanilla teas are herbal teas). It is a fresh clean-tasting Ceylon tea. A good strong black tea is essential to support the heavy sweetness of chopped vanilla. According to Whittard, it …

Spotlight on Vanilla Tea: Dilmah Vanilla Ceylon Tea

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Another in a series focusing on vanilla tea. An excellent cup of tea is Dilmah Vanilla Tea, a flavored black tea. A light, bright tea with a sensual and aromatic finish. The combination of high grown Ceylon and the inspiring aroma of Vanilla make this a delightful tea. High elevation Ceylon Tea in perfect balance with the exotic, creamy aroma …

Unique Flavored Tea: Strawberry Tea

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Good hot or cold, Strawberry Tea is another unique flavored tea. Whittard of Chelsea, one of England’s premier tea companies, makes an excellent Strawberry Tea in tea bags. Whittard Strawberry tea is a flavored black tea. Strawberries are a great summer fruit. Just think about strawberries and cream. A soft and very satisfying fruit taste that goes very well with …

Spotlight on Vanilla Tea: Taylors Raspberry and Vanilla

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Vanilla Tea has a great clean and crisp flavor. Several high quality vanilla teas are readily available, such as Taylors Raspberry & Vanilla. Taylors Raspberry & Vanilla is an herbal tea made of a fruity infusion of hibiscus, sweet blackberry leaves, apples, blackcurrant leaves, liquorice root and poppy flowers. The tea is then flavored with naturally raspberry and vanilla. Taylors …

Unique Flavored Teas: Ice Wine Tea

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Even if you have not tried Ice Wine, you should try this tea. (This tea does not contain alcohol). Ice Wine tea is a premium high grown Ceylon tea with Canadian Ice Wine flavor. To make Ice Wine, Vidal or Riesling grapes are left on the vine until after the first frost hits, usually in late November. The grapes are …

Maple Tea is a Good, Flavored Tea

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Another good and underrated flavored tea is Maple. Metropolitan Tea Company makes a really good Maple Tea. Because there are not a lot of good Maple Teas, this is the only kind we carry. If you enjoy Maple, you will like this tea. The discovery of the sweet sap of the maple tree pre-dates the discovery of North America by …