Skip to main content

NEWS

This part of the site has been formulated to keep you up to date with all the latest interesting tea news from around world. From business news, to amusing sound bites, we'll ensure you're updated every step of the way.


Chai: The Experience of Indian Tea

Chai: The Experience of Indian Tea

'Chai. The Experience of Indian Tea' is a book that has developed through a personal journey of learning into the fascinating world of teas.
Posted: 20th April 2014
Read more →

Tea industry leaders act to make world's favourite beverage a hero crop

Tea industry leaders act to make world's favourite beverage a hero crop

Last week, tea industry leaders gathered at Unilever House in London to launch a new era of collaboration within the tea sector, led by global sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future.
Posted: 18th February 2014
Read more →

Secrets of the Tea Masters

Secrets of the Tea Masters

A new film, which opens a window onto the fascinating world of fine China tea, has just been released on DVD
Posted: 18th December 2013
Read more →

All wrapped up: why afternoon tea has become such a popular festive treat

All wrapped up: why afternoon tea has become such a popular festive treat

Sumptuous decorations, carol singers, open fires and seasonal treats: Festive Afternoon Teas make for a truly memorable occasion - so don't delay, book yours now!
Posted: 8th November 2013
Read more →

Novelty value: teas from unusual places

Novelty value: teas from unusual places

Catherine Whyte takes a trip around the globe to discover some of the world's more unusual tea growing nations.
Posted: 10th October 2013
Read more →

Essential ingredients: a day in the life of a successful tea room

Essential ingredients: a day in the life of a successful tea room

Have you ever wondered what it is like running a tea room? Catherine Whyte goes behind the scenes to find out more.
Posted: 17th September 2013
Read more →

Exploring the south of Yunnan province and its legendary puer teas

Exploring the south of Yunnan province and its legendary puer teas

International Tea Convention and Tea Trip, May 2013.
Posted: 24th June 2013
Read more →

Winning charm: why The Montagu Arms in Hampshire is the best Country Hotel in Britain to take your tea

Winning charm: why The Montagu Arms in Hampshire is the best Country Hotel in Britain to take your tea

The Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu, Hampshire has won the Tea Guild's Top City and Country Hotel Award for 2013
Posted: 30th May 2013
Read more →

Behind the scenes at the UK's best tea room: Davenports in Cheshire

Behind the scenes at the UK's best tea room: Davenports in Cheshire

Davenports in Cheshire has won The Tea Guild's Top Tea Place Award 2013. Owner Belinda Davenport explains the story behind the success.
Posted: 16th May 2013
Read more →

Success Story

Success Story

The Goring Hotel in Mayfair has been recognized by The Tea Guild as the best place in London to go for afternoon tea. Catherine Whyte finds out more.
Posted: 23rd April 2013
Read more →

Tea & Business

Featured Member: Finlay Beverages Ltd
Finlay Beverages, as part of Finlay's, is a wholly owned subsidiary of John Swire & Sons Limited. The group's 250 year heritage has centred on its core asset, tea plantations in Africa and the Indian sub continent. We have been packing tea for the UK market for over 100 years and are now the UK's largest private label and food... Read more

Featured Tea Room

Featured Tea Room

Lainston House Hotel , Nr Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 2LT
17th century country house set in 63 acres of Hampshire parkland Read more →

Tea Advisory Panel (TAP)

TAP The Tea Advisory Panel was created to provide media with impartial information regarding the health benefits of tea. Panel members include nutritionists; dieticians and doctors. For further information please call 0207 052 8989. Read more...

TEA a brief history...

Tea is so much a part of everyday life in Britain that we might never stop to think about how a unique plant from faraway China became the nation's favourite drink. But the history of tea is fascinating, and in this section we can follow its story from the earliest times in Imperial China right up to its present place at the heart of British life. Read more...