Beverages

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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Next Stop Darjeeling – Windamere Hotel

Darjeeling Tea Trail The history of Darjeeling is as interesting as the place itself. Darjeeling which is the combination of two words dorje’ meaning thunderbolt and “Ling” meaning place (therefore, the land of thunderbolt) was part of the Old Sikkim Kingdom. During the early 18th century Sikkim and Nepal were continuously fighting each other and during one such battles the […]
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First Stop Kurseong – Cochrane Place Hotel

Darjeeling – The land of Exquisite Tea and Mesmerising Tea Trails On the way to Darjeeling from Bagdogra before you enter the Kurseong town through the hilly Punkhabari road, this beautiful hotel stands tall among the lush green tea gardens. You would have just crossed the Makaibari tea estate, filling  your lungs with the aroma of the teas, wild flowers […]
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Must Visit 6 Tea Factories in Darjeeling & Kurseong

Darjeeling – The land of Exquisite Tea and Mesmerising Tea Trails Darjeeling tea is called the Champagne of tea for, perhaps many a reasons. It is considered one of the most premium and sought after tea among the tea connoisseurs around the globe. Most royal families of Europe wake up every day to a cup of Darjeeling tea. Darjeeling has 4 […]
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