We taste tea from over two thousand farms each year to bring you the select few that meet our high standards. We hope the great care and pride we take in sourcing our tea is evident in every cup. We aim to satisfy any lifestyle or any preference with our broad selection of over 120 teas, tisanes, and blends. We also carry a wide and diverse selection of teaware and accessories aimed at helping your steeping become just what you need it to be - easy, fast, or stylish.
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This tippy high-grade white tea, processed in the regional style of Fujian, China, has sweet, savory, and herbaceous flavors of pumpkin, cucumber, and fresh bay leaves.
This striking white tea from Yunnan boasts a sweet aromatic liquor with soft flavors of artichoke hearts and bamboo shoots.
This unique white tea is made from wild trees in the Nan Mei valley of the Yunnan province. The tender buds boast a sweet, herbaceous, and spicy liquor reminiscent of honeysuckle, marjoram, and nasturtium.
HUANG SHAN MAO JIAN
This fine tippy tea from the Yellow Mountains of Anhui boasts a refined, translucent liquor, with aroma of fresh pine needles, a creamy texture, sweet flavors of edamame and honey, with a chestnut finish. It’s easy to see why this tea is considered royalty among other greens.
This attractive green tea from Jiangsu, China, with fine, twisted needle shaped leaves boasts rich flavors of broccoli rabe and pine nuts, with a sweet melon finish. Soft, sweet, and refreshing.
Harvested in the late spring, Sencha Yame comes from Fukuoka, on the southernmost island of Japan and is an excellent example of Sencha. It yields a delicate balance of sweet veggies, bright fruity persimmon, and a buttery, toasted grain finish.
Easliy one of our most popular green teas, Jasmine Pearls is a super premium green tea which is arduously scented with blossoming jasmine flowers over the course of several nights then hand rolled into pearls, yielding a superb green tea with an undeniable jasmine flavor that is sweet and floral, with notes of honey.
In the 15th century, blending rice with an inexpensive Japanese green tea was a way for laborers to maximize their minimal annual tea rations. Our elevated version has a delicious popcorn flavor and vegetal notes that make it an easily accessible tea, even for new tea drinkers.
HARIO GLASS TEAPOT
Green tea is so delicious and delicate that we want to drink a very large portion in one go. This sturdy glass teapot, with a deep strainer, allows you to monitor the beautiful colors of your infusion. It also provides ample liquid with each brew yielding 24 ounces of healthy green tea. Chug away.
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This dark twisted oolong from the Wuyi mountains yields a heavy liquor and texture with booming flavors of burnt sugar, aroma, caramel, and a sweet stewed plum finish. If you like teas with heavy mineraltiy, this tea is for you!
“Bug Bitten Tea” - Due to being snacked on by leafhopper bugs, this autumnal Taiwanese tea endures a special fermentation resulting in rich, sweet flavors of cinnamon and golden raisins with a lingering floral finish. A nice blend of highly oxidized leaves and beautiful silver tips.
GOLDEN BUDS MILK OOLONG
You may have heard of Milk Oolong before: it’s a very popular style of tea in the west due to its heavy body and creamy flavors. Sourced from Taiwan, and produced from the famous Jin Xuan cultivar, this oolong is naturally sweet and rich, with flavors and scents that are reminiscent of melon and toasted nuts - most notable though, is its luxuriously creamy mouthfeel.
OOLONGS DESERVE A LITTLE SOMETHING SPECIAL
Something Like These Petite Clay Teapots
For a style of tea as artfully crafted as oolong, we recommend some artfully crafted teaware as well. Cley teapots are designed for multiples steeps, brewing small batches one after the other, so you can experience the flavor’s journey and learn the subtle changes in taste as the leaves open. The clay used to hand make these beauties is also said to enhance the flavors of the oolongs brewed within them. Ambitious collectors even boast having a clay teapot for each of their favorite teas, allowing the flavors and oils to build up over time. A built in strainer, right at the beginning of the spout, allows leaves to unfurl into the entire volume of the pot, leaving ample room for flavor development. Big payoffs with these little beauties.
This lapsang from the town of Tong Mu is like no other, and until now, unavailable to westerners. Their unique process of smoking over sweet pine chips gives it a delicate piney aroma and flavors of aged scotch and applewood.
DARJEELING 2ND FLUSH
Namring Upper Estate
Bright, complex, and assertive, this 2nd flush Darjeeling has a rich buttery mouth feel, bright fruit and citrus flavors, and a soft hickory wood finish.
This rare Chinese tea made from striking gold buds has a creamy texture, with flavors of burnt sugar and sweet potato, and a sweet fruity finish.
This rich, fragrant tea from China yields a sweet, creamy liquor with deep notes of burnt caramel and cocoa, and a lingering rose finish.
This tippy, golden black tea from China has a smooth light amber liquor with sweet flavors of milk chocolate, caramel, and a toasted oat finish.
A blend of organic whole leaf tea, artfully flavored with bergamot oil and accented with rose petals and lavender flowers.
There are, of course, very fancy ways of brewing black tea but nothing is really quite as comforting as wrapping your hands around a warm pot of deliciousness while relaxing. Begin your morning with one of these traditional western teapots filled with black tea to get your engines moving for the big day ahead.
But, if you are feeling fancy we also offer all sorts of fun teaware to steep with.
A delicious MEM blend showcasing cacao husks from TAZA Chocolate and ancho chiles from South America in a sweet and creamy infusion, with a nice lingering heat. Add a little cream and sugar to really enhance the flavors of each ingredient in this signature tea blend.
2011 PURPLE BUD BINGCHA
This 'sheng' or 'raw' Pu-Erh is made from lovely large green tea buds. The liquor yields a pungent camphor aroma and flavors of sweet hay and sour green plums. Great for multiple steeps.
2008 DA YI HONG BINGCHA
This 'shu' or 'ripe' pu-erh is densely packed and made from dark, aromatic fermented leaves. The liquor is rich and dark with soft, sweet, earthy flavors of peat, tree bark, and whole grain bread. Great for multiple steeps.
PU-ERH MAO CHA
A 2016 harvested loose leaf 'green' or 'raw' pu-erh with a bright, fresh fruity flavor, and a sweet herbaceous finish.
This combination of yerba mate and lemongrass yields a delicate balance of citral aroma and Amazonian vegetation.
This carefully cultivated mate grows under indigenous trees in the Brazilian forest. The result is sweet and clean, with mellow flavors of yucca root, sweet hay, and wheat grass.
MATE, WHAT’S THAT?
Mate is a South American tea made from the dried leaves of the Yerba Mate plant traditionally sipped through a straw from a small gourd. The beverage actually takes on many forms and is popular around the world for many reasons, but mostly the ‘body-high’ after consumption. Drinking mate also increases mental energy and strengthens concentration. Many athletes drink mate before they perform as it will help them focus on their body’s increased output.
Our mates have been sourced specifically for brewing in a teapot, with the aim of good flavor and body. Their taste resembles wheat grass with a nice strong vegetal quality, though it can be bitter if brewed at too high of a temperature.
While mate is not caffeinated, it does contain mateine, a mild stimulant related to caffeine. It boosts mood, improves quality of sleep, and can even suppress appetite.
Lemon Verbena showcases a pure and sweet Meyer lemon note and has a bright, clean, and refreshing finish.
This healthful herbal flower, characterized by its medicinal qualities and good body, is from China. The aroma is strong, the flavor sweet, and earthy.
MOUNT OLYMPUS FLOWERS
This attractive Greek mountain tea is soft and delicate with complex herbaceous flavors and a honey-like sweetness.
This herbal tea comes from the European variety of linden. Sweet and buttery, the golden liquor has a honey sweetness with round herbaceous flavors of thyme and coriander.
A soothing herbal blend of chamomile, highlighting the zing of lemongrass and accented with floral lavender flowers.
This herbal blend highlights sweet Chinese licorice root, blended with cinnamon, vanilla rooibos, ginger, and cardamom.