It's Iced Tea Time Again!

June is National Iced Tea Month. And there's no drink on Earth better suited for both cooling off & quenching thirst than Iced Tea.  We offer a number of Teas that make an excellent glass. We love Iced Tea & in our travels we've learned a thing or two about what makes a great batch. 

Here are some tips to get you started:

Keep these tips in mind as you browse our Iced Tea collection. And if you're not sure what Tea will work best, write us a comment below and we'll get back to you!


 01 Jun, 2017  |  Written by David Napolitano

Allergens in Tea

Chances are, if you drink Black, Green, Oolong or White Tea on a daily basis, you've never experienced an adverse reaction.  I'm talking about regular, straight tea in its finest, purest form - nothing added.  Sometimes, we refer to these as Varietals.  But Tea has evolved.  We flavor them, add flowers to it, blend it with fruits, mix it...


 18 Jan, 2017  |  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:

 11 Nov, 2016  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Holiday Gifts at Silver Tips

Share the pleasures of Tea this holiday season.  It makes a great gift and you get a lot for little.  An ounce of tea makes 10 -15 cups of tea.  One of our 2-ounce bags can cost as little as $5.  Add a teapot or canister or one of our infuser mugs and you have a wonderful gift for the tea lover in your life.  Here are some ideas for you - they are all at the Tea Room.  And select Teapots & Tea Mugs are also on our site - click here.


 03 Dec, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Question on Makaibari Silver Tips

Here's a whole world of education through one customer's e-mail:

I received some Makaibari Silver Tips SKU 3200 from a friend.  It was ordered from your store.  It is delicious!  But I am curious, is this tea from 2014?  And also from your web site, it looks like a white tea - can you confirm this?  How long can i keep the tea if it is in its original package?...


 01 Mar, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller


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