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Why is Darjeeling tea so unique?

Darjeeling comes from the Himalayan region of India a tea must originate in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India, in order to be termed Darjeeling. It is also one of the 5 GI registered teas from India and, perhaps, the most valuable one. (Shout out to neighbouring countries who are “producing” Darjeeling teas in their countries – it’s illegal! […]
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How to Brew Your Tea

‘One strong cup of tea is better than twenty weak ones. All the tea lovers not only like their tea strong but like it a little stronger with each year that passes’, wrote George Orwell in his famous essay “ A Nice cup of tea”. And went on to state his own eleven golden rules for the ultimate tea experience. […]
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Functional Tea – “Superfood Next”

Is camellia sinensis tea generation Z superfood? Before we get into this discussion, let’s understand ‘functional’ tea. A functional tea is one whose beneficial effects help in fighting certain lifestyle related diseases like cancer, oral health, heart ailments, obesity and many others. Loose tea leaves produce certain antioxidants which are superior than those found in fruits and vegetables. They modulate […]
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Functional Tea – “Superfood Next”

Is camellia sinensis tea generation Z superfood? Before we get into this discussion, let’s understand ‘functional’ tea. A functional tea is one whose beneficial effects help in fighting certain lifestyle related diseases like cancer, oral health, heart ailments, obesity and many others. Loose tea leaves produce certain antioxidants which are superior than those found in fruits and vegetables. They modulate […]
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Tea Artist

I work with tea because I love Tea. I don’t belong to the industry but my focus is to make Indians and people across the globe understand Indian Specialty Tea and fall in love with them. Therefore, everything I do I try to be consumer focus. When I began my tea journey some 8 years back, I didn’t have any […]
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Coronavirus & Tea

Can drinking tea help you to fight Corona Virus? The simple answer is “No.” However, there is a complex answer as well 🙂 But before we proceed, let’s just take a moment to understand Corona Virus and how it works. “Corona Virus (Cov) infect variety of organs including the liver, respiratory and enteric tracts and the central nervous system. The […]
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The Nilgiri Tea Trail

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” Martin Buber. A part of ancient landscape of Southern India, Nilgiris, which literally means the ‘Blue Mountain’, is known for its spectacular natural beauty, amazing wildlife, indigenous and ethnic people and tea! Though Ooty, the quintessential Indian honeymoon destination is more widely known, Coonoor that lies just 18 kilometer […]
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Your Favourite Tea Bag is Killing You.

Loose leaf tea or tea bags? Authentic or Quickie? The debate is on since the time someone in America “invented” tea bag by mistake (the dumbest and most horrifying invention to any true blue tea lover). Well, I made my point already there! You see, if you consider yourself a true blue tea lover, you can’t be seen with a […]
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What You Didn’t Know About Indian Teas

My time with tea gets me opportunities to meet tea people from other parts of the world face-to-face as well as virtually; and almost every time I feel sad to see that almost all these people have no proper knowledge about Indian teas. According to them India is synonymous with just black teas coming from either Darjeeling or Assam (just […]
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