Tag Archives: Tea

POLL: What’s important to you when buying tea?

This post is inspired by a number of conversations I’ve had with people about Brits and tea habits, new stories, blog posts and advertising I have seen about what factors influence tea drinkers’ decisions to buy certain teas and what … Continue reading

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TEA EVENT: Whittington’s Tea Emporium’s tea and cheese tasting

On Wednesday, 3 December, Whittington’s Tea Emporium (WTE) hosted a tea and cheese tasting event at La Cave a Fromage in Notting Hill. The owner of WTE, Kyle Whittington, along with cheese master, Alec from La Cave a Fromage, put … Continue reading

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POLL: How do you make and take your iced tea?

We’re in the dog days of summer and many of us are substituting glasses of refreshing iced tea for our regular cuppa. Lately I’ve noticed that the topic of iced tea is getting a lot attention on Twitter, and below … Continue reading

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TEA TOPICS: Blog views by country

When I started my tea blog in April 2013 I had no idea where my readers might come from. Being based in the UK, I figured most of my readers would be British, and I suspected a lot of readers … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG POST: What can the tea industry learn from great success of coffee?

I recently wrote a guest blog post for Whittington’s Tea Emporium titled ‘What can the tea industry learn from great success of coffee?‘. I would love to hear what you think. You can leave a comment here or tweet me … Continue reading

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POLL: The great tea bag debate

I don’t drink teabags. This isn’t some posh thing: I just don’t like the taste of the tea that they produce, and I think all tea bags pretty much taste the same. If convenience is an issue and I have … Continue reading

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Until a recent trip to Istanbul, I naïvely would not have instantly thought of Turkey as having one of the most thriving tea cultures in the world. I was familiar with Turkish-style tea after trying it a few times at … Continue reading

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