China Teas for Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year - The China Collection

Ring the Bells - it's Chinese New Year and the start of a Year of the Rooster.  To celebrate it, we're bringing out the best of our China Teas. The cup of kings and emperors, dynasties and kingdoms, China's teas span the entire range of leaf and style. They are fragrant, toasty, mellow, astringent, smokey or robust.  There's one for every mood and every occasion.  We offer you five days of celebration - each day a new tea and each day an opportunity to receive a FREE bonus tea.

Silver Tips Tea Online loose leaf tea China White Tea Collection

We begin with White Tea.  Known for its...


 27 Jan, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

In Praise of Organic Green Dew Tea

 17 Jan, 2017  |  Written by Dina Dunnings

Top 10 Bestsellers on our Website

With the holiday season almost coming to a close, we thought it would be fun to tally what people have been buying this season.  Here's the list:

 1.  Makaibari Black - 2nd flush was the most popular.
 2.  Makaibari Green
 3.  Toasted Almond Fruit Tisane
 4.  Organic Assam
 5.  Disposable Filters
 6.  Green Canister
 7.  English Breakfast / Victoria's Cup, Organic Breakfast
 8.  Doomur Dullung Estate - Assam
 9.  Goddess of Mercy Organic China Oolong
10.  Masterful Tea-of-the-Month Club subscription

We are grateful to you, our loyal customers, for your support this past year.  Thank you also for taking the time to write and let us know that you appreciate the samples we include and the gourmet treats.  Your kind words let us know that you notice these extra little efforts we put into each order. May 2016 be a joyous one for...


 29 Dec, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Customers loving 2015 Makaibari

CIMG0130We have some die-hard fans of Makaibari.  They check our website daily to see if the new harvest is in.  They write us e-mails asking when the air freight is arriving.  They pre-order.  This year it seems we are receiving even more praise for Makaibari than in years past.  Here are two comments:
Hello Anupa, the flavor is so exquisite and unique this year on the first flush, that it reminds me of the very first one I had up in the Himalayas at Makaibari on my trip.  Is it just the lot you sent or is it the whole crop this year that is so exceptional? I received my tea order this morning and cupped it.  I have to say the quality of this year's Makaibari Estate 2nd flush is exquisite.  I opened the bag and...


 25 Jul, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

A customer visits Makaibari

One of our good friends recently visited Makaibari and sent us these beautiful pictures.  He went with a videographer and they availed of the Homestay programme at Makaibari which allows visitors to stay with a worker's family and see how life is lived at the grass roots level at a tea estate.

Fresh 1st Flush Leaf

 They follow their routines, work on the plantation with them and share their meals.  It is an authentic experience.


 20 Jun, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller


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