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Ozymandias Poet Really Liked Tea and Toast

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Doesn’t everyone enjoy tea and toast.  Even one of the most famous poets of all time, and author of the classic Ozymandias, Percy Shelley really liked Tea and Toast.  From the poem Letter to Maria Gisborne, here is his proclamation: Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine, Yet let’s be merry: we’ll have tea and toast; Custards for supper, …

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What Tea did UK Olympic Tea Bring to Rio?

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To make accommodations in RIO more conducive to success, the United Kingdom Olmpic Tea brought some touches of home to Brazil. The team took sofa, Union Jack cushions, kettles and of course tea. But, what tea did they bring? The tea that the team took to RIO was PG Tips, the UK’s best-selling tea.  Read more of the items the …

Actor on List to Play James Bond has Tea Connection

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As you may have seen in the news, a list of actors is being considered to play Jame Bond, just in case current star Daniel Craig decides not to continue in the role.  But, another actor, with a connection to the tea industry is also being considered.  Here is a hint below.

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Try a Gin Made with Earl Grey Tea

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Are you a gin drinker or enjoy earl grey tea?  Now, you can combine these interests by trying the new Breakfast Gin, which is made with Earl Grey Tea. Produced by Few Spirits of Evanston, IL, the Breakfast Gin was unveiled in late 2015.  Earl Grey Tea was chosen because it worked well with the gin’s juniper and citrus flavors.  …

Taylors, Twinings, Fortnum & Mason Stop Getting Tea from India Supplier

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A recent documentary by the BBC exposing working conditions on some tea estates in India has netted its first casualty. British tea companies Twinings, Taylors of Harrogate and Fortnum & Mason has stopped doing business with The Assam Company, which owns a group of tea estates in northeast India.  Additionally, The Rainforest Alliance, an international non-profit dedicated to conservation, has stopped …

British Tea Tastes Are Changing

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Tea drinking in the country most noted for tea drinking, the United Kingtom, is on the way down.  This is the conclusion of a study released by the UK Government which tracked 150,000 households during the time periof of 1974 to 2000. At the start of the study, 1974, 50% of the liquid consumed each day was tea.  By 2015 …

Williamson Tea, Farmers and Growers, Say Dry Weather Lowering Production

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Williamson Tea, one of the very tiny number of tea companies that actually grow, produce and market their own tea, says weather is effecting production of tea.  Kenya is where Williamson grows tea.  Actually, Kenyan Teas are popular with most British and Irish brands. According to Williamson, tea production has decreased in their tea farms, due to the continuation of …

What Tea to Bring to Brooke Shield Tea Party

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If you find yourself invited to Brooke Sheild Tea Party and you are asked to bring the tea,  what kind should you bring? Well, bring Earl Grey Tea, its what Brooke serves at tea parties.  Read more about her tea parties at In Style magazine.