Category Archives: Postcard Teas

TEA NEWS: Interview with Alex Holland, Founder of the Real Tea People

Today, teaxplorer is chatting with Alex Holland, Founder of the Real Tea People, who is running TEA and ALCOHOL, a tea cocktail pop-up this month in Brixton. teaxplorer: What’s TEA and ALCOHOL? Alex: Classic cocktails made better with tea. For … Continue reading

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TEA EVENT: Special Event at Postcard Teas – Three Kyoto Craftsmen

This past Wednesday (10 September), I was fortunate enough to attend the Postcard Teas’ first special event featuring three craftsmen from Kyoto. If you are in London today (13 September), Postcard Teas is putting the same event on from 2 … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – High Mountain Oolong (Winter 2014)

Tea: Lightly oxidised oolong from Rui-Lin Xu’s Tea Farm in Nantou County, Taiwan Purchased at: Postcard Teas Twitter: @PostcardTeas Link to High Mountain Oolong on Postcard Teas website Lately I’ve been spoilt with some fantastic spring 2014 oolongs from Taiwan. When I … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – New Assam

Tea: Blend of black Assam teas from three farmers – Dalim Bora (Naharkatia, Assam, India), Pallabjyoti Nath (Sonitpur, Assam, India) and Denish Lohan (Moran, Assam, India) Purchased at: Postcard Teas Link to New Assam on Postcard Teas website Assam teas … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – Spring Darjeeling 2014

Tea: First Flush Darjeeling from the Subarna Tea Cooperative, Kalimpong, Darjeeling Sample provided by: Postcard Teas Link to Spring Darjeeling on Postcard Teas website The last three times I’ve been in Postcard Teas, I have been helped by Jonathan, a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – Laoshan Green

Tea: Green tea from Mou Family Farm, Lao Shan, Shandong, China (harvested in spring 2013) Purchased at: Postcard Teas in London Retail price: £6.95 for 50 gram refill pouch / £9.95 for 50 gram caddy Link to Laoshan Green on … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Whittington’s Tea Emporium – Sencha Sampler Pack

Teas: Three green Japanese sencha teas Retail price: £10.00 Sample provided by: Whittington’s Tea Emporium Link to Sencha Sampler Pack Sencha Sampler Pack In my post featuring the Whittington’s Tea Emporium (WTE), I discussed how the company offers a platform … Continue reading

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