Monthly Archives: August 2015


Last year I wrote a piece about Moroccan tea culture and got a response from a reader about how they had similar mint tea in southern Spain. So when I recently visited Granada, I wanted to investigate the tea scene. Advertisements

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TEA REVIEWS: Three teas available at Yeh Tea

Website: Yeh Tea Twitter: @YehTeaCouture Facebook: Tea Hearts Company location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Today I have the pleasure of reviewing three teas available at Yeh Tea, an Amsterdam-based company. Yeh Tea carries a large selection of green, black, white, blended and … Continue reading

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TEA NEWS: The Premio Dardos Awards

I would like to thank Kayleigh at KittyLovesTea for her nomination for the Premio Dardos Awards – bloggers. Kayleigh has a detailed description of the award, so please visit her blog for more information. And while you are there, take … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEWS: Five teas available at Shibui Tea

Website: Shibui Tea UK / Shibui Tea Canada Twitter: @ShibuiTeaUK / @ShibuiTeaCanada Facebook: Shibui Tea Instagram: shibuitea Blog: Shibui Tea Blog Company location: Edinburgh, Scotland / Montréal, Québec This week I’ve had the pleasure of tasting five teas carried by Shibui Tea. … Continue reading

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TEA NEWS AND TEA REVIEW: Tea Studio has a new website and a new blend

Website: Tea Studio Twitter: @teastudio Facebook: Tea Studio Instagram: tea_studio_london Blog: Tea Studio Blog Company location: London, UK As I mentioned in a review in June, things were moving and shaking at Tea Studio. Whittington’s Tea Emporium (WTE) recently merged with … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEWS: Four teas available at Valley of Tea

Website: Valley of Tea Twitter: @ValleyofTea Facebook: Valleyoftea Company location: Bruges, Belgium This is the first time I’ve had an opportunity to review teas from a Belgium-based company. Valley of Tea is an online teashop that carries a variety of black, … Continue reading

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