Tea Video: 74,802 Cups of PG Tips

A little while ago, PG Tips displayed 74,802 cups of PG tea. This number is the amount of tea consumed in a lifetime. The event took place in Trafalgar Square in London. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brRQDA8MdzI&hl=en&rel=0]

Underappreciated: Scottish Blend Tea

If you visited Scotland or are of Scottish extraction, you have tried Scottish Blend tea. But, most people have not tried this tea. Scottish Blend is an excellent and underappreciated tea. Scottish Blend is made specifically for the soft waters of Scotland. Since Scottish waters makes the world best whiskey, you know it makes a great cup of tea. If …

New PG Tips Ad

Although you have to live in the UK to see this on tv, here is the latest PG Tips television commercial. This ad highlights PG Tips working with the Rainforest Alliance. Monkey is great. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVKy-08GyQw&hl=en&rel=0&border=1]

Nambarrie Tea Lays Off Workers

In a sign the tough times are touching the tea business, Nambarrie Tea announced it is closing their Belfast, Northern Ireland tea factory later this year. Up to 43 could be affected in the decision to close the plant, which was made by R Twining and Company, Nambarrie’s parent company. Nambarrie is Northern Ireland’s most popular tea. Read about the …

Bewley’s Tea: Brief History

Bewleys Tea, Dublin Ireland Bewley’s Tea is one of Ireland’s most popular brands.  Here is a brief history of Bewley’s Tea. Summary Bewley’s was established in 1840 and is one of Ireland’s leading brands. Today, Bewley’s remains a leading household name and is Ireland’s leading supplier of quality coffees and teas. Bewley’s is best known for its cafes throughout Ireland. …

Know of any teapots made in the USA?

We are looking for teapots made in the USA. We would like to replace the teapots we sell that are made in China with alternatives. Ideally, we would like to offer teapots made in the USA but we are having trouble finding these. If you know of teapots made in the USA, please leave a comment for us.  Thanks for …

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton St. Reopens

If you have been to Ireland, chances are you had a cup of tea or at least saw the historic Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street. Several years ago, this historic cafe closed. But, after looking at the Bewley’s corporate web site, I learned it re-opened in late 2006. The Bewley’s Cafe used to have food and sell the full range …

Tea of the Week: Whittard Nettle Fennel and Aloe Vera

Tea of the week is Whittard Nettle, Fennel and Aloe Vera. If you are a fan of herbal tea, you should make sure to try this tea. A cleansing blend of nettle, fennel and aloe vera extract with peppermint, dandelion root and licorice. The herbs chosen are renowned for helping to cleanse the blood, remove toxins, nourish the skin and …

Whittard Instant Teas

Instant Tea is not very popular in the US. Whittard of Chelsea has some great instant teas that make a really good iced tea. Whittard instant tea also can be consumed hot, but it is best as an iced tea. Whittard evens offer some sugar free or low-caloried options (sweetened with Splenda) Instant teas, such as Mandarin Orange & Pomegranate.

Tea Tip: I need a cup of decaf tea but don’t have a decaf teabag

Of course, always make sure to have plenty of decaf tea in the house. A decaf tea such as Taylor’s Decaf Breakfast is a good place to start. The great thing about Taylor’s decaf is that it comes in a 50 tea bag box or box of 25 individually wrapped tea bags (to put in your backpack or briefcase). Here …