Makaibari 1st Flush Reserve - A Satisfied Customer!

Always happy to hear from long time customers. Especially when they are Makaibari Darjeeling fans. Matt's been a customer for almost 20 years and he recently tried our Limited Manufacture First Flush Makaibari Darjeeling. With its  unusual leaf style - long, uncut leaves with greenish tips, it's a style usually not employed for first flush Darjeeling teas.  The cup is pleasantly floral with very little astringency, and as with all Makaibari Estate teas, this Makaibari 1st Flush Reserve is Certified Organic, Biodynamic and Fair Trade.

 

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 Jul 20, 2021  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

3 Rules to Storing Tea

Tea is a hardy item.  It keeps well. Nevertheless, you have to follow some simple rules in maintaining its flavor and integrity. The most basic is - no glass jars. If you are buying your tea from a tea shop that keeps its tea in see-through glass jars, change your tea vendor! For proper tea - Black, Green, Oolong, White - tea must be stored in a container that follows these three basic rules:

  • No light
  • No air
  • No moisture

Our tea canisters are ideal.  They are food-grade with a tight-fitting lid, easy to use, easy to clean. And as you can see they stay true to the objective - no light, no air and no moisture.

Tisanes & herbs may be stored in glass...

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 Apr 05, 2021  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Our Very Popular Passion Berry Iced Tea

Customers often write to us after having tasted our teas at local coffee shops or tea rooms.  We have had requests from around the corner and as far away as Oregon.  The two teas most inquired about are the Iced Passion Berry tea and, of course, Toasted Almond which enjoys a fan club all its own.

Last week, a customer wrote to us:

"I recently learned about your Passion Berry Black iced Tea from my local coffee shop.  I noticed you only sell to businesses.  Do you offer sales to non-wholesale customers like myself?  I can buy it in bulk too since I love it so much!"


Ah yes. We have...

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 Sep 12, 2019  |  Written by Anupa Mueller
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