Tea Craft: How is Tea Hand Picked?

Tea Craft: How is Tea Hand Picked?

May 18 , 2022

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Accuracy of tea picking is just as important as the timing. The world’s finest teas are handpicked by experts who often tend to their own area of t...

Tea Craft: Where is Tea grown?

Tea Craft: Where is Tea grown?

May 18 , 2022

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Most tea producing countries are found in a tropical belt around the equator, the finest teas are found at altitudes between 4000 and 6000 ft [‘hig...

Tea Craft: The Tea Bush

Tea Craft: The Tea Bush

May 18 , 2022

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It all starts with an evergreen plant called Camellia Sinensis, which has 2 original subspecies, one from China and one from India. The plant will ...

The Right Type of Bag

The Right Type of Bag

May 18 , 2022

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It was a happy accident when the customers of an American Thomas Sullivan, mistakenly started to brew the tea they received still in the sample bag...

Artisan Wicker Baskets

Artisan Wicker Baskets

May 18 , 2022

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Our superb hamper baskets are hand-crafted from willow by artisans in China. All the willow used to produce our basketware is coppiced from fast-gr...

The Merchant's Mark

The Merchant's Mark

May 06 , 2022

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Soon after its creation The Company began to use a ‘balemark,’ which identified its products as they arrived in busy ports or were sold on the trad...

A View of London from the Thames

A View of London from the Thames

May 05 , 2022

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For our Signature Peppermint, we've chosen a splendid illustration, a 'View of London from the Thames' by John Bluck, included in one of the 3 volu...

A Bottle To Keep

A Bottle To Keep

May 05 , 2022

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Our bottle has been as carefully crafted to tell our story as the gin itself. When next taking a sip, take a moment with the bottle: The closure is...