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New to Loose Leaf Tea

New to loose leaf, specialty teas? Here are a few of our most popular teas and a great place to start your journey to experience the world of artisan teas.

  • Black Tea Traveler - A Sample Collection

    Black Tea Traveler - A Sample Collection

    Three black varietals, grown in 3 provinces each with a distinctive taste profile.  Grown at varying elevations, crafted in different styles of "Hong Cha", our collection offers a range of aromas and flavors.  These teas offer bright...
    3 provinces, 3 varietals, 3 flavors!

  • Dragon Well - Long Jing

    Dragon Well - Long Jing

    Dragon Well, in all its various grades, is known for 4 characteristics: a jade-like color, vegetative aroma, chestnut-like flavor and a feather-like shape. It is perhaps the best known of the Chinese teas. Our Lung Ching is a standard grade showing fresh...
    Clean vegetal flavor, toasty, naturally sweet notes

  • Huang Shan Mao Feng - "Yellow Mountain Hair Tip"

    Huang Shan Mao Feng - "Yellow Mountain Hair Tip"

    One of China's 10 Famous Teas, "Yellow Mountain Hair Tip" is grown on the slopes of the jagged and lush Huang Shan Mountains of Anhui Province. Produced from the Huangshan Da Yeh ("big leaf") cultivar, this perfectly formed spring green is made using the...
    Leaves are a delight, aromas of fresh vegetables, open to notes of artichoke hearts

  • leaf & water

    leaf & water

    leaf & water - a taste of the world of specialty, full-leaf teas.  We've carefully selected 3 popular varieties - green, oolong and black - as your introduction to the aromas and flavors of Camellia sinensis.  Handcrafted, organic and...
    Origins, flavors & aromas, & steeping notes
  • Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Our "Monkey Picked" Tieguanyin was grown in the AnXi Region in southern Fujian Province, a region with a long and rich history of cultivating award-winning, world-class Tieguanyin cultivars. The region's terroir or "soils" - the farms' altitude,...
    vibrant, fresh green colors, softly sweet & floral, think orchids

  • organic Organic

    Organic Green Tea Sample Collection

    Explore the differing tastes of teas - lightly vegetal and naturally sweet - grown in the mountains and the valleys. Sampler offers a taste of each.  Dragon Well (Lung Ching)Organic Classic Chinese green, Zhejiang Province, pan-fired, nutty and...