AI20: 'Perma Brew' Cup Size Infuser (cup)

Dishwasher safe, these cup infusers are made of a fine mesh which retains nearly all small tea particles. Measures 4 1/2" long with handle. Basket is 1 3/4" wide by 1" deep.

AI23: 'Perma Brew' Pot Size Infuser (pot)

Dishwasher safe, these teapot infusers are made of a fine mesh which retains nearly all small tea particles. Measures 2 1/2" tall by 2 1/4" wide.

BH80: Lemon Verbena (40g)

Long enjoyed in France as a digestif, this aromatic, lemony herb is especially suited to accompany meals. Contains no caffeine.

BH81: Heirloom Tea Flowers (40g)

An unusual tisane made solely from organic Camellia sinensis flowers, which are carefully plucked from heirloom tea bushes in full bloom, and then sun-dried. Tests show the flowers to contain similar amounts of catechins and polyphenols as regular leaf tea, but with a significantly lower caffeine content. The flavor is surprisingly full, with notes of honey, caramel and citrus. A very unique offering.

SA32: Assam Sampler (set)

A tin each of the following: Khongea Estate Assam FOP blend (TA31), Halmari Estate C.T.C. Assam BOP (TA27), Satrupa Estate TGFBOP CL (TA13), and Harmutty Estate STGFOP1S (TA64).

SB11: British Blend Sampler (set)

A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: Bond Street English Breakfast (TB10), Finest Russian Caravan (TB70), Baker Street Afternoon Blend (TB75), and Richmond Park Blend (TB86). Specially blended for us in London by master tea blenders.

SB11: British Blend Sampler (set)

A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: Bond Street English Breakfast (TB10), Finest Russian Caravan (TB70), Baker Street Afternoon Blend (TB75), and Richmond Park Blend (TB86). Specially blended for us in London by master tea blenders.

SB11: British Blend Sampler (set)

A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: Bond Street English Breakfast (TB10), Finest Russian Caravan (TB70), Baker Street Afternoon Blend (TB75), and Richmond Park Blend (TB86). Specially blended for us in London by master tea blenders.

SD26: Basic Darjeeling Sampler (set)

A tin (approx. 35g) each of the following affordable Darjeeling teas: Orthodox BOP Darjeeling Blend (TD06), Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Premium Blend (TD60), Kaley Valley Estate FTGFOP1 Cl Second Flush (TD74), and Arya Estate Organic FTGFOP1 Second Flush (TD18).

SD49: Premium Darjeeling Sampler (set)

A tin (approx. 35g) of each of the following teas: Castleton Estate FTGFOP1 Second Flush (TD71), Arya Estate Organic Ruby Second Flush (TD03), Singbulli Estate SFTGFOP1 First Flush (TD70), and Margaret's Hope Estate FTGFOP1 Muscatel Second Flush (TD30).

SO17: Introduction to Oolong Teas (set)

A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: Formosa Oolong Fine Grade (TT15), Formosa Amber Oolong (TT55), Formosa Jade Oolong (TT86), and China Oolong Se Chung (ZO10). An excellent comparison of a wide variety of Oolong styles.

SO17: Introduction to Oolong Teas (set)

A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: Formosa Oolong Fine Grade (TT15), Formosa Amber Oolong (TT55), Formosa Jade Oolong (TT86), and China Oolong Se Chung (ZO10). An excellent comparison of a wide variety of Oolong styles.

SW02: White Tea Sampler (set)

A tin each of the following: Shou Mei Special Grade (ZW22), Pai Mu Tan (ZW56), Fuding White Treasure (ZW84), and White Point Reserve (ZW90). Due to the bold leaf size, the tins in this sampler average approximately 12 grams, enough for 6 cups of tea per tin.

SX20: Decaffeinated Tea Sampler (set)

A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following decaffeinated teas: Ceylon English Breakfast (TC09), Earl Grey (TE09), Assam (TA09), and China Green (ZG09).

TA05: Season's Pick Assam Dejoo GFBOP (125g)

A blend of select lots from the 2005 Dejoo Estate harvest. The tippy leaves steep to a hearty cup with a mellow finish. Drink with milk or plain for a perfect cup of tea any time of the day. An exceptional value and highly recommended. -For more information on our "Season's Pick" line of teas, click here .

TA06: Assam TGFOP Rungagora (100g)

For those who enjoy Assam teas with a hearty, full-bodied cup. The bold leaves yield a rich flavor with malty notes. A robust morning tea that goes well with milk.

TA07: Season's Pick Hajua Estate CTC BPS (125g)

This estate is known for the production of complex, powerful Assam teas. The CTC leaf style of this tea is quite bold, but requires only a short steeping to make a flavorful cup. An excellent breakfast tea.- -For more information on our "Season's Pick" line of teas, click here .

TA09: Decaffeinated Assam (125g)

Whole-leaf or broken-leaf tea, depending on availability. Hearty Irish Breakfast style tea.

TA09: Decaffeinated Assam (125g)

Whole-leaf or broken-leaf tea, depending on availability. Hearty Irish Breakfast style tea.

TA11: C.T.C. Fine Assam (125g)

This fine C.T.C. (Crush-Tear-Curl) style of tea infuses quickly. One minute of steeping produces a hearty cup of flavorful tea.

TA12: Singlijan Estate TGFOP1 (125g)

The leaves are wiry and well-twisted, with light-golden tips. The cup has an aroma reminiscent of chocolate, and a flavor note of ripe apples with a clean finish. This tea can be best enjoyed plain.

TA13: Satrupa TGFBOP CL (125g)

A flavorful selection with dark cup color and heady aromatics. The strong flavor is accented with notes of dried fruits. With a full body and rich, malty notes, this tea is an excellent choice in this price range. A good selection to enjoy with milk.

TA14: Hattialli Estate FBOP (125g)

An attractive and well-made tea with sweet malty aroma and full flavor. A splash of milk adds to the aroma and flavor profile.

TA15: Sessa B Estate STGFOP1 S (125g)

This tea combines a sweet maltiness with a delightful floral note. The initial flavor profile is powerful yet the lighter finish suggests trying this tea without milk. The attractive leaves are accented with deep golden tips - a connoisseur's choice.

TA16: Rungagora Estate Assam TGFOP (125g)

An excellent choice for those who enjoy Assam teas with a full-bodied cup. The infused leaf yields a rich and malty flavor with a hint of cocoa. A great selection in this price range. Goes well with milk.

TA17: Dekorai Estae TGFOP (100g)

A flavorful, solid Assam with pleasant sweet notes and blackcurrant nuances. The leaves are well twisted and wiry, the infusion is dark. An enjoyable cup from a popular estate.

TA18: Fatikcherra Estate Organic CTC BOP (125g)

This tea is harvested in the Tripura district, located in northeast Assam. The small style leaves yield a full, malty cup with crisp pungency and a spicy note. Steep for 2-3 minutes for full extraction. Add milk if desired.

TA20: Tippy Orthodox FBOP Assam (100g)

A uniform, broken-leaf tea with bold character and strong, malty flavor. Floral hints in the aftertaste make this tea a great choice for breakfast and throughout the day.

TA21: Borbam Estate CTC BOP SM (125g)

A crisp and fresh tea with slight floral aroma and pleasant maltiness. The medium strong cup balances well with milk and makes a good morning tea.

TA22: Monabarie Estate TGFOP (125g)

Evenly-shaped, tippy leaves produce a copper-brown cup with a well-balanced, malty flavor. Delicate notes of ripe fruit are followed by a pleasantly sweet aftertaste. A tea that can be enjoyed plain or with milk.

TA23: Borhat Estate TFBOP (125g)

A tea with a lightly floral aroma and a pleasant malty tone. This broken-leaf Assam has a medium body and subtle fruity flavor. The finish is balanced with a mellow pungency.

TA24: Seajuli Estate TGFOP1 (125g)

This well-made, tippy tea yields a cup with honey-like sweetness and pleasant malty notes. An aroma of cocoa adds character to the smooth and satisfying cup.

TA25: Romai Estate TFBOP (125g)

A rich Assam with raisin-like aroma and robust character. The liquor is dark and takes milk well. This is a tea that will satisfy those who like a hearty cup.

TA26: Manjushree Estate FTGFOP1 (125g)

A great everyday tea, with pleasing honey aroma and fine toasty notes. The light, round body has a smooth character with clean taste and mild finish.

TA27: Halmari CTC BOP (125g)

A bold CTC style tea with rich flavor. The dark liquor will readily take milk. Especially suited as a bracing morning tea.

TA28: Sewpur Estate Organic CTC BOP (125g)

This organic selection has a strong, malty character and is excellent with milk. Enjoy as a breakfast tea or anytime a hearty Assam is desired. The finish is fresh and crisp.

TA29: Season's Pick Fatikcherra Estate GBOP (125g)

An organically-produced selection from the Fatikcherra Estate, well known for producing teas with a strong character. The enticing cup has a solid flavor, which is enhanced by milk or cream. Great for everyday consumption.

TA30: Tippy Orthodox GBOP Assam (125g)

A classic, fine broken-leaf Assam with smooth, malty notes and a rich, mellow finish. Takes milk very well.

TA31: Khongea Estate FOP Blend (125g)

Teas from this estate are recognized for their rich flavor and excellent leaf quality. This moderately priced, tippy example produces a hearty cup. An excellent morning tea.

TA33: Gatoonga Estate TGFOP1 (125g)

A uniform, whole-leaf Assam with an aroma reminiscent of acacia. The friendly, crisp cup has a pleasing maltiness paired with gentle sweetness. Enjoyable plain or with milk.

TA34: Khongea Estate TGFOP (100g)

A tippy, whole-leaf tea that steeps to a well-balanced cup. The malty, sweet profile is accompanied by a pleasant, spicy note. This is a tea that can be enjoyed plain, but will also go well with the addition of milk.

TA35: Hattialli Estate TGFOP1 (125g)

An excellent, wiry-leaf tea with a high ratio of tips. The pleasing, medium-body cup has a smooth, malty character that is perfect for drinking plain. A good everyday value.

TA36: Hattialli Estate TGFOP1 (OR-154) (125g)

This exceptional Assam is smooth and silky and is enjoyable plain or with milk. The enticing flavor has a hint of sweetness and a malty flavor complex, rare in teas of this price.

TA39: Phulbari Esate TGFOP1 (100g)

An inviting cup with a fresh aroma, good for any time of the day. Sweet notes and malty nuances add to the character of this offering. A pleasing, sturdy cup at an attractive price.

TA40: Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam (125g)

Whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. Our most popular Assam.

TA40: Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam (125g)

Whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. Our most popular Assam.

TA40: Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam (125g)

Whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. Our most popular Assam.

TA41: Doomni Estate FTGFOP1 Cl (125g)

With sweet aroma and smooth floral notes, this tea makes an excellent cup with a deep amber liquor. Great as stand-alone drinker for everyday consumption.

TA42: Sewpur Estate Organic GFBOP (125g)

A classic organic selection with complex spicy and fruity aroma. The cup has a pleasing, smooth flavor with medium body.

TA46: Borpatra Estate STGFOP1S (100g)

This tea makes a bright, thick cup with dark copper liquor and pleasing aroma. It has a smooth character and flavorful finish. A staff favorite that can be enjoyed plain or with milk.

TA47: Hokonguri Estate FBOP Spl (125g)

A stylish leaf has a dark brown color with smooth golden tips. The aroma is thick and malty. An excellent choice tea for those who like a strong, flavorful cup. This tea can be enjoyed plain, but milk will complement the malty notes.

TA48: Duflating Estate TGBOP (125g)

These attractive and well-made leaves are accented with golden tips and produce a solid and stout liquor. The aroma has notes reminiscent of cocoa, and the strong flavor is balanced with crisp finish. Best with milk.

TA49: Marangi Estate FTGFOP1 CL (100g)

A fine offering from this very popular estate, with a delicate floral aroma, subtle sweetness, and a honey-like aftertaste. A well-balanced and very flavorful cup.

TA50: Harmutty Estate STGFOP1S (125g)

Smooth and flavorful with a mellow, sweet/toasty aroma. The lighter body and complex flavor components yield a harmonious cup with a lingering finish. Enjoy at any time of day.

TA51: Doomni Estate SFTGFOP CL (100g)

This tea is notable for its beautiful leaf-style and pleasant aroma. Enticing malty notes and a smooth character make this tea an excellent choice for any time of the day.

TA54: Dejoo Estate SFTGFOP1S (125g)

A smooth and flavorful Assam with medium body and balanced, zesty character. This selection can be enjoyed plain, but a splash of milk will enhance the flavor.

TA55: Dikom Estate STGFOP1 (125g)

An attractive selection with a medium body, rich flavor, and wonderful leaf appearance. The infusion yields notes of apple and a touch of maltiness and finishes with gentle, lemony notes.

TA56: Dejoo Estate SFTGFOP1 (125g)

The pleasant cup and malty nuances make this an inviting selection at any time of the day. An excellent everyday Assam with a rich aroma and bold taste.

TA58: Marangi Estate TGBOP (125g)

This tippy, bold broken-leaf Assam produces a well-balanced, malty cup. Layers of sweetness and rich flavor, with a slightly crisp finish, make this a great tea for any time of day.

TA59: Marangi Estate TGBOP CL (125g)

An exceptional Assam with dark brown leaves and golden tips. The complex, malty aroma has delicate fruity notes. A hearty cup with richly layered flavors and a sweet finish.

TA64: Harmutty Estate STGFOP1 S (125g)

Another top tea from this venerable estate, showing an abundance of golden tips. The flavorful cup has spicy notes and a malty base. Steep this tea less for a lighter aroma and delicate taste or longer for a rich, full taste and add a splash of milk.

TA65: Harmutty Estate STGFOP1 S (100g)

The full-bodied liquor is smooth and well balanced, with warm malty notes and hints of cocoa. The flavor lingers lightly on the palate with a gentle pungency.

TA67: Rembeng Estate CTC BOP (125g)

A classic, top quality organic C.T.C. Assam with smooth body and malty nuances. The cup is well balanced with a mild, crisp finish. Try steeping for 3-4 minutes. Can be enjoyed with or without milk.

TA68: Rembeng Estate TGFOP (125g)

The pleasant aroma of this organic tea has floral nuances and hints of honey. The balanced cup has medium body and is a wonderful stand-alone drinker, with mild maltiness and a fresh finish.

TA69: Mangalam Estate FTGFOP1 (SPL/CL) (100g)

A special offering from one of the top estates in Assam. The tippy leaves are redolent with complex aromas. The cup is full and rich, with a vigorous flavor profile and interesting berry nuances. One of the best Assams produced this year.

TA70: Mangalam Estate FTGFOP1 SPL CL (OR-575) (100g)

A golden, tippy tea with malty aroma and hints of ripe fruits. The rich, smooth taste lingers on the palate. A superb selection from one of our most popular estates. Those who enjoy our TA69 will want to try this tea for comparison.

TA73: Khagorijan Estate STGFOP1 SPL (100g)

A top selection with an elegant, flowery aroma and complex flavor profile. The subtle layers of fruit and maltiness are balanced with a gentle pungency, creating a superb cup. This is a rich tea that takes milk very well.

TA74: Khagorijan Estate GFBOP CH SPL (125g)

Beautiful, evenly shaped broken leaf with a high concentration of tips. With its rich flavor, complex aroma and full mouth feel, this tea makes an excellent breakfast tea.

TA75: Meleng Estate FTGFOP1 CL/SP (100g)

An exceptional whole leaf selection from one of our favorite estates. Strong flavor and full mouth feel and intriguing note of spice. One of the best whole leaf teas of the season, sure to please those who enjoy a hearty Assam.

TA76: Marangi Estate FTGFOP1 (100g)

A great whole-leaf selection with intriguing notes of spice and the sweet aroma of molasses. The cup is comparable to that of a fine red wine. Sure to please those who enjoy a hearty Assam.

TA78: Hattialli Estate GFBOP SPL (100g)

Smooth and silky, this is one of the best broken-leaf teas of the season. The aroma is enticing, with notes of wine and chocolate. An exceptional, multi-layered cup with rich, malty flavor.

TA79: Hattialli Estate GFBOP SPL (125g)

This renowned estate has produced many top-notch teas in recent years. This example has a beautiful, broken leaf, with a high percentage of golden-copper tips. The fresh, invigorating aroma and thick liquor are backed by the full, complex Assam flavor.

TA84: Mokalbari East Estate GBOP SLP/CL OR-191 (125g)

A top quality Assam with a rich, deep color and hearty flavor. Malty notes with excellent body and strength. A great choice for a breakfast tea.

TA85: Mokalbari East Estate TGFOP SPL/CL (80g)

One of the choice lots for 2005 from this very popular estate. A well made tea, with beautiful, golden-tipped leaves. A very flavorful Assam, with pleasing floral notes.

TA91: Jutlibari Estate FTGFOP1 (100g)

Purchased for us at the Calcutta auctions, this lot was one of the top offerings for 2005. The leaf style is stunning, with a profusion of golden tips. The complex cup is thick and rich, with pleasing floral and spice accents.

TA92: Duflating Estate FTGFOP1 SP/CL (100g)

A top-rated selection with a highly tippy leaf style and a thick cup. The rich flavor is complex, with notes of honey. This is an Assam that is best enjoyed with a bit of milk.

TA93: Nahorhabi Estate FTGFOP1 SPL CL (100g)

A classic example of an exquisite Assam, with rich, malty flavor, honey-like sweetness and a hint of spice. This tea is powerful in both flavor and finish, and takes milk very well. Highly recommended.

TA98: Mothola Estate White Tea (50g)

This selection is crafted entirely from the tips of the Assamica tea plant. A very rare production, and an exquisite white tea. The taste is smooth and sweet like a typical white tea, but with a surprising malty nuance. Highly recommended.

TB07: Black Label Breakfast Fannings (125g)

Fannings grade teas infuse quickly, producing a robust beverage. This blend of rich teas from Indonesia, Africa, and India will please those who like a hearty tea at a moderate price.

TB07: Black Label Breakfast Fannings (125g)

Fannings grade teas infuse quickly, producing a robust beverage. This blend of rich teas from Indonesia, Africa, and India will please those who like a hearty tea at a moderate price.

TB10: Bond Street English Breakfast Blend (125g)

A hearty blend of Ceylon and Assam teas, developed by a famous London company. Rich and flavorful even with extra milk.

TB12: C.T.C. Irish Breakfast Blend (125g)

The Crush-Tear-Curl manufacturing method produces quick-brewing teas with full flavor. We highly recommend this blend of Assam teas for those who like a very hearty cup. Exquisite with milk.

TB12: C.T.C. Irish Breakfast Blend (125g)

The Crush-Tear-Curl manufacturing method produces quick-brewing teas with full flavor. We highly recommend this blend of Assam teas for those who like a very hearty cup. Exquisite with milk.

TB14: Scottish Breakfast Blend (125g)

Blended to appeal to those who favor an eye-opening experience in the morning, this tea yields a cup with a round, full flavor, malty notes, and brisk character. A perfect choice to start the day.

TB15: Java Blend (125g)

A rich breakfast blend especially suited for those who enjoy a powerful cup in the morning. This also is a great choice for iced tea. Java teas are never expensive, so you get the best produced for a few cents a cup.

TB15: Java Blend (125g)

A rich breakfast blend especially suited for those who enjoy a powerful cup in the morning. This also is a great choice for iced tea. Java teas are never expensive, so you get the best produced for a few cents a cup.

TB15: Java Blend (125g)

A rich breakfast blend especially suited for those who enjoy a powerful cup in the morning. This also is a great choice for iced tea. Java teas are never expensive, so you get the best produced for a few cents a cup.

TB18: Ceylon English Breakfast Select (125g)

A full-bodied and flavorful Ceylon blend. An excellent morning tea, especially suited for the addition of milk and sugar.

TB20: River Shannon Breakfast Blend (125g)

A blend of Tippy GFBOP Assam teas for strength, plus a distinctive, bright Ceylon tea for briskness.This Orthodox Process Irish Breakfast style tea is very flavorful. Reformulated with bolder and more uniform teas to produce a cleaner cup.

TB20: River Shannon Breakfast Blend (125g)

A blend of Tippy GFBOP Assam teas for strength, plus a distinctive, bright Ceylon tea for briskness.This Orthodox Process Irish Breakfast style tea is very flavorful. Reformulated with bolder and more uniform teas to produce a cleaner cup.

TB30: Kensington Breakfast Blend (125g)

A bit lighter than our River Shannon Blend, this English Breakfast style tea is a rich blend of Assam, Ceylon, and Keemun. Best with milk.

TB30: Kensington Breakfast Blend (125g)

A bit lighter than our River Shannon Blend, this English Breakfast style tea is a rich blend of Assam, Ceylon, and Keemun. Best with milk.

TB49: Darjeeling-Ceylon Iced Tea Blend (125g)

Half whole-leaf Darjeeling and half OP Ceylon. A great hot tea as well! The brewing information provided is for making an iced tea concentrate.

TB49: Darjeeling-Ceylon Iced Tea Blend (125g)

Half whole-leaf Darjeeling and half OP Ceylon. A great hot tea as well! The brewing information provided is for making an iced tea concentrate.

TB51: East Frisian BOP (125g)

A classic Ostfriesen blend of Assam teas. Authentic 100% orthodox tea blended in Germany for those who like a hearty, malty tea.

TB51: East Frisian BOP (125g)

A classic Ostfriesen blend of Assam teas. Authentic 100% orthodox tea blended in Germany for those who like a hearty, malty tea.

TB52: East Frisian TGFOP (125g)

A tippy, whole-leaf version of the above tea. A bit milder and more complex in flavor, while maintaining the body and strength characteristic of East Frisian tea blends.

TB52: East Frisian TGFOP (125g)

A tippy, whole-leaf version of the above tea. A bit milder and more complex in flavor, while maintaining the body and strength characteristic of East Frisian tea blends.

TB54: East Frisian Sunday Tea (125g)

A blend of whole-leaf Assam and genuine Bourbon vanilla. The combination makes a delightful afternoon blend.

TB54: East Frisian Sunday Tea (125g)

A blend of whole-leaf Assam and genuine Bourbon vanilla. The combination makes a delightful afternoon blend.

TB60: Russian Caravan (125g)

A blend of fine teas of India, China, and Formosa. A choice tea for the afternoon or evening, this caravan style tea is one of our most popular blends.

TB60: Russian Caravan (125g)

A blend of fine teas of India, China, and Formosa. A choice tea for the afternoon or evening, this caravan style tea is one of our most popular blends.

TB70: Finest Russian Caravan (125g)

Blended exclusively for us by the same European Master Tea Blenders who supply our very popular Russian Caravan (TB60). The same basic blend, using finer grades of tea. A truly exceptional tea.

TB70: Finest Russian Caravan (125g)

Blended exclusively for us by the same European Master Tea Blenders who supply our very popular Russian Caravan (TB60). The same basic blend, using finer grades of tea. A truly exceptional tea.

TB75: Baker Street Afternoon Blend (125g)

A bit of Lapsang Souchong is blended with Keemun and Darjeeling, yielding a mildly smoky tea. Perfect for an afternoon uplift. Another special (whole-leaf) blend from our London source of fine teas.

TB75: Baker Street Afternoon Blend (125g)

A bit of Lapsang Souchong is blended with Keemun and Darjeeling, yielding a mildly smoky tea. Perfect for an afternoon uplift. Another special (whole-leaf) blend from our London source of fine teas.

TB84: Robert Fortune Blend 41 (Darjeeling-Yunnan) (125g)

Named after Robert Fortune who toured the tea producing regions in the 1840's under the auspices of the East India Company. Darjeeling adds a pleasing brightness; Yunnan lends a dark, honey colored liquor and delicately spicy overtones.

TB84: Robert Fortune Blend 41 (Darjeeling-Yunnan) (125g)

Named after Robert Fortune who toured the tea producing regions in the 1840's under the auspices of the East India Company. Darjeeling adds a pleasing brightness; Yunnan lends a dark, honey colored liquor and delicately spicy overtones.

TB86: Richmond Park Blend (125g)

A mellow, whole-leaf blend of Keemun, Ceylon, and Darjeeling. An exceptional tea which is smooth enough for drinking plain, and sturdy enough to take milk or lemon. From our London blender.

TB86: Richmond Park Blend (125g)

A mellow, whole-leaf blend of Keemun, Ceylon, and Darjeeling. An exceptional tea which is smooth enough for drinking plain, and sturdy enough to take milk or lemon. From our London blender.

TC05: Ceylon BOP (Broken Orange Pekoe) (125g)

A choice blend of regional Ceylons.

TC09: Decaffeinated English Breakfast (Ceylon OP) (125g)

Whole-leaf Ceylon (Sri Lanka) tea. Enjoy with milk or plain.

TC09: Decaffeinated English Breakfast (Ceylon OP) (125g)

Whole-leaf Ceylon (Sri Lanka) tea. Enjoy with milk or plain.

TC15: Ruhuna Estate OP (100g)

A low-grown tea from southern Sri Lanka with long, wiry leaves. The golden-red cup has medium body and a distinctive flavor, with fruity notes and a sweet aftertaste. Longer steeping times yield a thicker cup that is still smooth.

TC20: Dimbula BOP (125g)

For a smooth, mellow cup of tea. Classic Ceylon flavor.

TC21: Diyagama West Estate BOP (125g)

A fine Ceylon tea, grown at a high altitude with a pleasing pungency. The cup has a flowery character and good body. Drink with milk as a morning or an afternoon tea.

TC22: Stonycliff Estate BOP (125g)

Classic Ceylon character, with light citrus notes and a fresh fragrance. A smooth, mellow cup for any time of day.

TC24: Bogawantalawa Estate CTC BOP (125g)

The Bogawantalawa Valley, located in the Hatton/Dikoya region, is sometime referred to as "The Golden Valley" of tea. This, our first CTC Ceylon offering, produces a dark cup with a bright character and flavory quality.

TC25: Ratnapura District BOP (125g)

While many teas from this district are used for blending, this selection is an enjoyable self-drinker. The leaf has a rich, chocolate aroma. The liquor is quite dark with a robust flavor and stout character. A good choice for those who seek a rich yet smooth cup of tea.

TC26: Ratnapura Estate OP (100g)

A carefully manufactured tea with an elegant, long leaf style. The thick, robust cup is well-balanced, with a deep, layered aroma. The flavor is rich, with smooth, honey-like nuances. A great choice for breakfast or an afternoon refresher.

TC27: Kirkoswald Estate FBOP (100g)

A classic Ceylon with bright character, crisp flavor, and lemony notes. A steep of 5 minutes produces a lively cup which can be savored any time of day.

TC29: Kirkoswald Estate FBOP Special (100g)

This offering from the esteemed Kirkoswald Estate has long, thin leaves with a reddish hue. The dark cup is outstanding with a distinctive flavor and clean aftertaste. The liquor has enough body to be enjoyed with milk, but can be enjoyed plain.

TC30: Kandy BOP (125g)

Good color and strength for a hearty cup. Takes milk very well.

TC32: Kandy OP (125g)

A whole-leaf Ceylon tea of excellent flavor and good color. Highly recommended for the Ceylon enthusiast.

TC40: Nuwara Eliya BOP (125g)

A tea that's lighter, but still full of flavor.

TC45: Nuwara Eliya OP (100g)

This elegant tea is harvested at the highest elevations of Sri Lanka. The cup has medium body and rich, complex aroma. A classic Nuwara Eliya tea with characteristic lemony notes and sweet undertones.

TC46: Doombagastalawa Estate OP (100g)

The Doombagastalawa Estate is nestled in the Northwest corner of the Nuwara Eliya district. Unlike typical teas from this district, this selection has a distinct, toasty flavor and thick, smooth body.

TC50: Uva BOP (125g)

Classic rich Ceylon from a prestigious region in the highlands.

TC51: Ceylon Pekoe Uva Highlands (125g)

This classic Ceylon has a fresh flavor that lingers on the palate. The deep golden cup develops nicely when infused for about 4 minutes. A tea to be enjoyed either with or without milk.

TC55: Thotulagala Estate Organic BOP (125g)

This Broken Orange Pekoe is characterized by a sweet strength and typical high-grown pungency. The cup has a dark coppery color, with an excellent mellow character.

TC56: Koslanda Estate Organic BOP (125g)

A Broken Orange Pekoe from the Uva District, yielding a rounded, rich cup. Hearty enough for the addition of milk, mellow enough to be enjoyed plain.

TC58: Koslanda Estate BOP (125g)

An organic tea with complex aroma, highlighted with gentle notes of rose and pepper. The flavor is rich and crisp, and the finish has a pleasant sweetness . The liquor is dark, golden-brown and can accomodate milk if desired.

TC64: Adawatte Estate OP1 (125g)

A pleasing tea with a smooth cup and complex flavor profile, including subtle raisin notes. The characteristic liquor is dark amber and will take a bit of milk if desired.

TC66: Labookellie Estate OP1 (80g)

A selection from the Dimbula district, this twisted, black-leafed tea yields a medium amber infusion with smooth body and a subtle, sweet tomato note. Smooth, woody hints round off the flavor profile.

TC70: Dotel Oya Estate BOP (125g)

Our first offering from this estate in the Uva district. The tea has a pungent character and interesting citrus note. A subtle melon nuance has been suggested by some who sampled this tea.

TC74: St. Coombs Estate BOP (125g)

From the Dimbula district, this tea produces a coppery cup with pleasing hints of lemon. A brisk yet smooth character for any time of day.

TC75: Melfort Estate Gunpowder GP1 (125g)

A fresh and fragrant green tea from the Kandy district of Sri Lanka. This selection is special for its complex, fruity nuances and clean, refreshing taste.

TC78: Frances Bissell's Special Blend (100g)

The Times Cook (The Times, London) has suggested this insightful blend of Ceylon teas from the Nuwara Eliya, Kandy and Dimbula regions. An exemplary Ceylon experience.

TC80: Iddalgashinna Estate Organic Pekoe (125g)

A select blend of premium teas from this well-known estate. The cup combines spicy notes with a gentle pungency. Infuse for 3-4 minutes for a rich and well-rounded cup. A great breakfast tea which is hearty enough for the addition of milk. Mellow enough to take plain.

TC81: Kenilworth Estate BOP SPL (125g)

A dark, rich tea with a pleasing aroma and smooth liquor. This Kandy estate Broken Orange Pekoe is a favorite of many Ceylon enthusiasts, preferred for its hearty character.

TC82: Iddalgashinna Estate Ceylon OP1 (Organic Green) (100g)

A tea notable for its fine aroma and character. Infusing with water under the boiling point for 2-3 minutes yields a flavorful, full-bodied liquor with a smooth, clean finish. Biodynamically produced on a community owned estate.

TC84: St. James Estate BOP (125g)

From the Uva district, a nicely balanced offering with a well-rounded flavor. Infuses to a medium gold color, and can accomodate milk if desired.

TC85: Kenilworth Estate OP (100g)

This estate produces some of the best whole-leaf teas in Sri Lanka. For the Ceylon enthusiast. Drink with or without milk. A choice lot with a bold-leaf style. Steep for five to six minutes.

TC87: Ambagasdowa Estate Ceylon OP1 (100g)

An exemplary Uva district whole leaf tea. Very fresh tasting, clean and bright.

TC90: Shawlands Estate BOP1 (100g)

A small-leaf tea from the Uva region. The liquor is full-bodied with a dark copper color and subtle honey aroma. Excellent as a breakfast tea, but suitable for any time of day.

TC95: Kirkoswald Estate Silver Tips (50g)

Ceylon Silver Tips are the Sri Lanka equivalent of China's famous Yin Zhen Silver Needles. This selection is exceptional for its leaf-style, lovely fruity flavor notes, and intriguing aroma. A unique offering for the white tea enthusiast.

TC95: Kirkoswald Estate Silver Tips (50g)

Ceylon Silver Tips are the Sri Lanka equivalent of China's famous Yin Zhen Silver Needles. This selection is exceptional for its leaf-style, lovely fruity flavor notes, and intriguing aroma. A unique offering for the white tea enthusiast.

TC96: Dellawa Estate FBOPF EX-SP (125g)

A very tippy "spider leaf" style produced under careful supervision to optimize the cup quality. The complex layering of flavors are complemented by the addition of milk.

TC98: Iddalgashinna Estate Spiral Green (60g)

This hand-rolled, organic green tea is impressive for its stylish leaves, as well as the delicious infusion it produces. The lively cup has a flavor reminiscent of dried raisins, and a smooth, sweet finish.

TD02: Arya Estate Organic Ruby Second Flush (EX-3) (40g)

In recent years, the Arya Estate has been producing choice lots of hand-crafted teas of uncompromising quality. The specially selected leaves, from young clonal bushes, are carefully processed to ensure a tea with a unique flavor. This lot is recommended for those who prefer a high degree of flavour with a slightly lighter cup. Lovely muscatel notes.

TD03: Arya Estate Organic Ruby Second Flush (EX-5) (40g)

Fresh tender leaves and buds, plucked on a clear, bright morning, are carefully rolled by hand to produce a classic gem. The cup has a sweet briskness, which lingers on the palate.

TD05: Special Arya Estate Organic Pekoe First Flush (EX-1) (50g)

A superb tea from the 2005 first flush season, with large, stylish leaves and a light, golden-colored liquor. We recommend a 3-4 minute infusion using boiling water. The tea produces an incredibly fresh cup with delicate, sweet nuances and a clean, lingering aftertaste.

TD06: Orthodox BOP Darjeeling (125g)

The best value in Darjeeling tea. Broken leaf Darjeeling is often overlooked, either because the price is so reasonable or because too much value is placed on a more stylish leaf. This flavorful BOP blend offers a great cup at a very attractive price.

TD09: Decaffeinated Darjeeling (GFOP) (125g)

Whole-leaf tea. Not as flowery as most Darjeeling teas.

TD09: Decaffeinated Darjeeling (GFOP) (125g)

Whole-leaf tea. Not as flowery as most Darjeeling teas.

TD11: Arya Estate TGBOP Second Flush (DJ-37) (125g)

This tea has a bright, crisp aroma with a subtle hint of lemon. The cup is very flavorful, with floral notes and delightful sweetness. When steeped for 1.5 minutes, this lively tea has a gentle pungency, which adds depth and balance.

TD12: Arya Estate Organic TGBOP (EX-1) (125g)

An aromatic broken-leaf offering with bright character, full body, and excellent flavor notes suggesting ripe fruit. The flavor develops best with a 1.5 minute steep.

TD13: Arya Estate Emerald Green Second Flush (EX-11) (50g)

This unique green Darjeeling sets a new quality standard for India green tea and rivals the finest China greens in both leaf quality and liquor. The cup shows floral aromatics, subtle pear/white grape nuances and a caramel note in the finish.

TD14: Special Arya Estate White Pearl (EX-14) (20g)

From the 2005 second flush season, this organic tea is one of the most carefully produced teas in all of Darjeeling. The delicate leaves are plucked promptly at the break of dawn, when there is still dew on the bushes. They are then dried in the sun for a few hours, rolled in fine silk cloth and then finished with a final round of sun-drying. Nine to ten pluckers are required to harvest enough leaf to produce a kilogram of finished tea. The supply of this superbly handcrafted tea is very limited, and we are pleased to be one of the few sources of this tea.

TD15: Arya Estate Organic SFTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-40) (100g)

A very aromatic tea with a fine, sweet flavor bouquet. The delicate floral notes are complemented with muscatel tones. The cup has a fresh, clean taste with a round, smooth finish.

TD17: Arya Estate Organic SFTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-45) (100g)

An exceptional value from the Arya estate, this full-bodied tea has a fresh aroma with notes of ripe apples. The flavorful cup is golden-amber and finishes with a light sweetness.

TD18: Arya Estate FTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-50) (100g)

A classic organic Arya style, with rich cup and very pleasing flowery notes. The flavor suggests ripe fruit with a hint of nuts. The finish has a light, sweet note and a gentle crispness.

TD20: Orthodox TGFOP Darjeeling (125g)

Good whole leaf Darjeeling, producing a delicate, flavorful brew.

TD21: Soureni Estate TGBOP Second Flush (DJ-61) (125g)

An enjoyable cup with refreshing crispness, good strength and smooth finish. With an interesting complexity, full body and toasty flavor notes, this tea is characteristic of a BOP Darjeeling frequently sold in French tea shops.

TD23: Teesta Valley Estate TGBOP1 Second Flush (DJ-147) (125g)

This selection has a full aroma with subtle floral and nutty notes. The flavorful cup has a pleasing, sweet finish. For optimum flavor, steeping time should be limited to between 60 and 90 seconds.

TD24: Millikthong Estate SFTGFOP1 (DJ-2) (100g)

A well-made tea producing a balanced cup with a golden amber hue. The aroma is invitingly fresh, with minty overtones and delightful finish.

TD27: Upper Fagu Estate FTGFOP1 Second Fl. (DJ-63) (100g)

This is a tea with long, pointed leaves and delicate, downy tips. Fresh, heady aromatics and citrus nuances make this lively cup a nice choice in the morning.

TD30: Margaret's Hope Est. FTGFOP1 Musc. Second Fl. (DJ-305) (125g)

A well-balanced cup with outstanding flavor and aroma. The dark-golden cup has a stylish nutty and fruity character, which is present in the finest second flush lots from this estate. The finish is a harmonious blend of muscatel and flowery notes.

TD32: Margaret's Hope Estate FTGFOP1 CH/SPL (DJ-17) (100g)

An interesting compliment to our second flush Margaret's Hope tea, this selection has an outstanding, sweet aroma with hints of spices and a balanced savory note. The refreshing flavor lingers gently on the palate.

TD34: Makaibari Organic FTGFOP1 Vintage Musc. 2nd Fl. (DJ-102) (100g)

Our first second flush arrival for 2005 from this renowned garden. With an elegant silver-tipped leaf, this vintage-style tea reveals a complex floral character with deep muscatel notes and a sweet, pungent finish. Full-bodied and well balanced.

TD35: Margaret's Hope Estate FTGFOP1 MUSC 2nd Flush (DJ-233) (100g)

The most flavorful lots of Margaret's Hope teas are designated Muscatel, indicating an intense, ethereal aroma and complexity. Its lovely flavor is traditionally nutty and perfectly balanced with a sweet, fruity undertone. With a classic leaf coloring and golden cup, this is one of the season's best.

TD37: Makaibari Estate Organic Green (DJ-29) (100g)

An attractive green leaf with sweet, cocoa-like notes. This green Darjeeling has a pleasing vegetal aroma and sweet flavor notes. The cup has fresh, clean character from start to finish.

TD38: Makaibari Estate Organic Long Leaf Green (DJ-24) (60g)

A stylish tea with elegant, long leaves and natural, brown-green color. The complex flavor is highlighted by a sweet nuttiness, paired with a pleasant vegetal tone and smooth finish.

TD41: Makaibari Estate Organic TGBOP1 (100g)

All tea production of the Makaibari Estate has been organic since 1992. Here is a chance to savor one of their teas at an attractive price. A very flavorful cup, with a refreshing pungency and fruity aroma. Keep the steeping time short (one to two minutes).

TD42: Makaibari Estate Organic SFTGFOP1 First Flush (DJ-13) (100g)

An exquisite first flush selection, yielding a liquor with a light, floral fragrance. The cup is smooth, with complex flavor nuances and a pleasing, full finish. Highly recommended.

TD45: Makaibari Estate FTGFOP1S Ch., DJ-13 (100g)

This lot is another fine example of a top-flight organic Darjeeling. The cup possesses a sweet and bright quality. Enjoyable at any time of the day for its freshness, heady aroma, and fruity nuances.

TD46: Makaibari Estate Organic SFTGFOP1S First Flush (DJ-10) (100g)

A flavorful, balanced tea with a buttery smooth character. The cup is very fragrant, with notes of pecans.

TD47: Makaibari Estate Organic Second Flush FTGFOP1S (DJ84) (100g)

We chose this special selection for its elegant leaf and robust flavor profile. The infused leaf yields an aroma of ripe fruits. The liquor is richly flavored with hints of spice and a taste that lingers on the tongue.

TD48: Makaibari Estate Organic FTGFOP1S Second Flush (DJ79) (100g)

This selection is noteworthy for its floral hints and sweet notes. The bright golden liquor is full-flavored with nutty nuances and a smooth character. The leaf has a generous complement of tender silvery tips. A top organic Darjeeling offering.

TD50: No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling (125g)

An exceptional golden tip Darjeeling blend. We first introduced this tea in 1990 and it continues to be our most popular Darjeeling.

TD51: Moondakotee Estate FTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-154) (125g)

An attractive tea with good strength and balanced pungency. The full-bodied cup is smooth and flavorful, with a pleasant, lingering finish.

TD52: Tindharia Estate FTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-53) (125g)

A tea reminiscent of the style produced decades ago, with soft withering and fuller oxidation. The medium-strength cup has deep, flowery notes and hints of muscatel, with a refreshing, crisp finish.

TD53: Makaibari Estate Silver Tips FTGFOP1 Mus. 2nd Fl. (DJ-92) (60g)

This handcrafted organic tea has beautiful, wiry leaves with colors similar to a fancy Oolong. The carefull plucking and meticulous processing yields a generous proportion of silver tips. The complex, fruity flavor has nutty undertones with a clean finish.

TD55: Tindharia Estate TGBOP First Flush (EX-1) (100g)

This early 2006 production is notable for its light, clean and eminently fresh character. The flavor has delicate minty notes, with subtle, Oolong-like nuances in the finish, that add a refreshing mellowness to the liquor. Very limited supply.

TD56: Tindharia Estate FTGFOP1 First Flush (EX-1) (125g)

While designated a First Flush, this early production Darjeeling has also been described as a 'Winter Tea'. The slightly minty character is balanced with a light and crisp finish. We are pleased to offer this first Darjeeling of 2006. Limited supply.

TD57: Glenburn Estate SFTGFOP1 CL First Flush (EX-4) (40g)

This carefully crafted tea is distinguished in many ways, starting with a fine plucking, as evident from the beautiful leaf sets. Floral nuances, sparkling mouth feel, and a sweet lingering aftertaste highlight this selection. Supplies of this premium 2005 first flush tea are limited.

TD58: Risheehat Estate SFTGFOP1 CH Second Flush (DJ-161) (100g)

This tea has a pronounced floral aroma, a well balanced nutty flavor, and a warm, sweet-floral finish.

TD59: Risheehat Estate SFTGFOP1 CH Second Flush (DJ-163) (100g)

A well-balanced, robust tea with a deep, floral aroma and complex flavor. The golden liquor has a pleasing sweetness and a mild finish.

TD60: Darjeeling FTGFOPI Premium Blend (125g)

A select blend of top grade teas. Flavorful, brisk and aromatic. Predominantly second flush Darjeeling for smoothness, with first flush Darjeeling for pungency and brightness.

TD61: Puttabong Estate SFTGFOP First Flush (DJ-57) (100g)

A flavorful cup with a golden amber liquor and buttery character. The invigorating pungency is delicate with notes of tropical fruit. A top lot of the season.

TD62: Puttabong Estate SFTGFOP1 Cl Second Flush (DJ-341) (100g)

A great selection from one of our favorite estates. The dry leaves have a deep floral aroma with hints of hazelnuts. The cup has a golden amber liquor with a fresh, inviting bouquet. The sweet, fruity notes and flowery aromatics continue in the finish.

TD63: Arya Estate Organic FTGFOP (DJ-1) (100g)

A tea with smooth, balanced flavor, flowery aroma and golden-amber color. The lingering finish is crisp and clean. A very pleasant selection for the afternoon or as an after dinner beverage.

TD64: Puttabong Estate SFTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-330) (125g)

A robust tea with nut-like aroma, with hints of ripe fruit. The flavor is smooth and balanced and the finish has deep floral notes.

TD65: Phuguri Estate Second Flush FTGFOP1, DJ-91 (100g)

A quality second flush selection with a rich aroma, accented by slightly spicy nuances. The cup is full-bodied with fruity, muscatel notes. Overall, a well-made Darjeeling with smooth character.

TD67: Springside Estate FTGFOP1 CH Second Flush (DJ-84) (100g)

A well-balanced tea with a fresh aroma and a pleasing, rich flavor reminiscent of citrus. The cup has a medium body with a clean finish.

TD70: Singbulli Estate SFTGFOP1 First Flush (DJ-5) (100g)

A hearty tea with a crisp pungency and interesting spicy notes. Steeped at 2 1/2 minutes, this tea reveals a complex bouquet with a clean finish. Accomodates a splash of milk if desired.

TD71: Castleton Estate FTGFOP1 MUSC Second Flush (DJ-72) (100g)

One of the top selections from the esteemed Castleton Estate. The leaves are of variegated colors and have a wonderful, fresh aroma. The liquor has a classic second flush muscatel nuance and finishes with a refreshing briskness.

TD72: Singbulli Estate SFTGFOP1 Sup Second Flush (DJ-192) (125g)

A special production from the peak of second flush season. The crisp, lemony aroma is complemented with floral notes and hints of nuts. The smooth and vibrant flavor lingers on the palate.

TD74: Kaley Valley Estate FTGFOP1 CL Second Flush (DJ-183) (125g)

The fine leaves of this tea, accentuated with silver tips, mark a flavorful cup with medium body and a lingering, clean aftertaste.

TD75: Tongsong Dtriah Estate FTGFOP Second Flush (DJ-291) (125g)

This tea has a darker, more fermented leaf style and yields a slightly darker cup. The strong, robust flavor makes this tea an excellent choice for those who like a bit of milk in their Darjeeling. The deep aroma has hints of ripe fruit.

TD76: Avongrove Estate FTGFOP1 CH Second Flush (DJ-105) (125g)

This is a complex tea with a full, floral bouquet. The cup is lively and well-balanced, with a pleasingly robust character that can take a bit of milk.

TD77: Phuguri Estate First Flush FTGFOP1 Tippy CL DJ-13 (80g)

A very special tea, yielding a fresh, flowery fragrance and a pleasant, sweet flavor that lingers on the palate. The smooth cup has woody hints, not unlike fine Oolong tea.

TD78: Thurbo Estate FTGFOP1 CL Second Flush (DJ-161) (100g)

This quality tea has delicate floral notes with chestnut overtones, finishing in a mild pungency. With an elegant leaf style and a deep golden cup, this tea's medium level of tannin and exquisite smoothness are best brought out with a 2- minute infusion.

TD79: Risheehat Estate SFTGFOP1 Second Flush (DJ-167) (100g)

An excellent Second Flush production, with a pleasing Oolong note and lovely floral nose. The liquor is refreshing and flavorful and has a sweet lingering finish.

TD85: Namring Upper Estate FTGFOP1 CL (EX-2) (100g)

The rich and smooth cup has a true Namring style with very pleasing grape notes. The deep golden-amber cup finishes with a long and pronounced sweetness. This first flush offering has a slightly fuller development than many of this season's offerings.

TD86: Namring Upper Estate FTGFOP1 (EX-1) (100g)

Attractive leaves with a high proportion of silver tips yield a golden cup with layered nuances. The rich fragrance has light notes of hazelnut. This tea may accommodate a bit of milk quite well. Try it in the northern European style, with a small amount of cream.

TD87: Sungma Estate SFTGFOP1 CH Second Flush (DJ-144) (100g)

A pleasingly well-balanced selection with a full bodied, sweet second flush character. The attractive leaf style, intense nutty/fruity aroma, and rich aftertaste make this a connoisseur's delight.

TD88: Orange Valley Estate First Flush SFTGFOP1 DJ-4 (100g)

Produced from tea plants grown in a section of the garden dedicated to special China varietals, this first flush offering has delightful character. The well-balanced flavor, fine bouquet, and muscatel hints make this a choice selection.

TD89: Namring Upper Estate FTGFOP1 Second Flush (EX-313) (100g)

A classic, rich Namring, with complexity of aroma and flavor. The golden-copper cup has a refreshing flavor with floral strength, muscatel notes and gentle pungency. A great afternoon refresher.

TD90: Puttabong Estate First Flush SFTGFOP1 Supreme, DJ-6 (100g)

A rich cup with a bright, golden-amber liquor, characterized by a refreshing first flush style with invigorating pungency. The sweet, clean finish enhances the experience. A top selection of the season, fresh from the garden.

TD94: Sungma Estate SFTGFOP1 SPL CH Second Flush (DJ-177) (100g)

A well-balanced tea with the elegant aroma of orchids. The complex, sweet flavors of this tea unfold as the liquor cools. At an attractive price, this tea is highly recommended.

TD95: Steinthall Estate Select White (40g)

This tea is produced from young leaf buds, plucked in early spring, and carefully crafted into a very stylish tea. A refined tea for those who appreciate the complexities of the finest white teas.

TD97: Sungma Estate SFTGFOP1 CH First Flush, DJ-5 (100g)

Another top-grade first flush Darjeeling from this renowned estate. The bright, golden-amber liquor is lively with a "sparkling" freshness and a gentle pungency. The leaves have a variegated color with a striking tippy appearance.

TE09: Decaffeinated Earl Grey (125g)

Whole-leaf Ceylon tea with natural oil of bergamot.

TE09: Decaffeinated Earl Grey (125g)

Whole-leaf Ceylon tea with natural oil of bergamot.

TE10: Original Earl Grey (125g)

China Black tea base with natural oil of bergamot. Produced for the British market, this tea has less bergamot than some American counterparts.

TE11: Extra Bergamot English Earl Grey (125g)

Specially blended for those who prefer a richly scented Earl Grey. Our most popular Earl Grey. Rated "best overall" by the Wall Street Journal's Catalog Critic.

TE14: Earl Grey Supreme (125g)

Earl Grey tea, blended with TGFOP Assam and rare China teas. A balanced blend for those who prefer a lighter bergamot flavor. Drink with or without milk.

TE15: Earl Grey (100g)

A fine organic Ceylon tea with a compelling Earl Grey scent.

TE16: Earl Grey Blue Flower (125g)

A blend of select teas, perfectly scented with bergamot and decorated with flowers.

TE17: Earl Grey Ceylon Select (125g)

The base for this tea is a quality broken-leaf Ceylon tea. Just the right amount of bergamot is added to achieve a balanced cup. A gold medal winner at London's Fine Foods Fair.

TE19: Devonshire Earl Grey (125g)

A recent addition to our Earl Grey Blends. The base for this tea is an elegant long-leaf Ceylon BOP1. The fresh, full bergamot flavor is married with lemon notes to produce a rich and full bodied tea.

TE20: Finest Earl Grey (125g)

Similar to our Original Earl Grey, but with Ceylon black tea as the base tea. The bergamot scenting is light enough for the quality of the base tea to be noticed.

TE21: Monk's Blend (125g)

A Ceylon-based Earl Grey is blended with a fine China green tea and accented with natural Bourbon vanilla. The fruity taste of bergamot complements the hearty green tea, while the hint of vanilla adds a mellow complexity. A delightful tea that can be enjoyed hot or cold.

TE22: Sacher Blend (125g)

Inspired by the Hotel Sacher in Vienna, this is a traditional blend of Darjeeling with a hint of Ceylon. The blend is then lightly scented with oil of Bergamot and a hint of genuine Bourbon vanilla. The result is a floral Darjeeling surrounded by soft, fruity, citrus notes. A new formula which we find especially pleasing.

TE26: Organic Black Tea Wild Berry (100g)

Organic China black tea with natural blueberry and strawberry flavoring.

TE33: Chai Spice Tea (125g)

Chai is traditionally made by simmering tea and fresh spices in highly sweetened milk. This version can be prepared like regular steeped tea, or the more traditional way by simmering 5-8 minutes in a pan of milk. Add lots of honey or sugar and serve hot or iced.

TE45: Black/Green "Midsummer Dream" (100g)

China Black tea harmonizes with green Sencha. Blended with sunflower petals, cactus flowers and flavored with rhubarb. A refreshing tea for any time of day.

TE47: Moroccan Green Mint (125g)

Gunpowder green tea blended with a generous amount of Moroccan spearmint.

TE47: Moroccan Green Mint (125g)

Gunpowder green tea blended with a generous amount of Moroccan spearmint.

TE55: Summer Blend (125g)

China tea with grapefruit and orange flavoring, delicately laced with juniper needles and berries. Refreshing either hot or cold. The perfect way to bring the aroma of summer to any season.

TE57: New England Harvest Blend (125g)

China tea scented and decorated with pieces of apple, cinnamon stick, almonds and aromatic vanilla bean. A great fireside tea, and perfect for entertaining.

TE62: Maracuja Flavored Tea (125g)

We have had a number of requests for this exotic flavored tea. China black tea, flavored with the essence of Maracuja (a Brazilian fruit), and decorated with sunflower blossoms.

TE77: Thé Mélange Russe (Russian Blend) (125g)

One of the most popular teas in our price list. Delicately scented with bergamot and other citrus oils. A lighter alternative to Earl Grey blends.

TE82: Orange Spice Imperial (125g)

Generously scented black tea, with cinnamon, orange peel, vanilla bean, and a bit of clove.

TE86: Creme Caramel (125g)

Black tea from Sri Lanka with a mild, creamy caramel aroma. Pieces of caramel are added to complement this flavorful blend. Enjoyable on cold days, and throughout the seasons.

TE90: Christmas Tea; Mélange Noël (125g)

A blend of black tea with cinnamon, cloves, vanilla and cardamom. Decorated with orange peel, rose petals and almond pieces.

TE94: Mélange du Chamonix (125g)

Fine Indian tea is blended with cocoa, cardamom, and a hint of mint to produce a balanced and warming cup. A delicate treat for any chocolate or tea lover.

TE98: Huang Shan Sunset Tea (100g)

Rare China Keemun Mao Feng is scented with peach, and decorated with flower blossoms. Serve this for a truly decadent afternoon tea.

TF07: Almond (125g)

An almond flavored, whole-leaf black tea base with almond pieces.

TF18: Apricot (125g)

An apricot flavored, whole-leaf black tea decorated with flowers.

TF21: Blackcurrant (125g)

A blackcurrant flavored, whole-leaf black tea decorated with leaves.

TF25: Wild Cherry (125g)

A cherry flavored, whole-leaf black tea, decorated with dried cherry pieces.

TF27: Cranberry (125g)

A cranberry flavored, whole-leaf black tea decorated with dried cranberry pieces.

TF30: Lemon (125g)

A lemon flavored, whole-leaf black tea base, decorated with peels.

TF42: Mango Indica (125g)

A mango flavored, whole-leaf black tea base, decorated with mango fruit pieces and flowers.

TF50: Sweet Orange (125g)

An orange flavored, whole-leaf black tea base, decorated with peels.

TF56: Raspberry (125g)

A raspberry flavored, whole-leaf black tea, decorated with pieces of dried raspberry and leaves.

TF72: Peach With Flowers (125g)

A peach flavored, whole-leaf black tea, decorated with flowers.

TF73: Peach With Pieces (125g)

A peach flavored whole-leaf black tea base, decorated with peach fruit pieces.

TF91: Vanilla Tea (125g)

A vanilla flavored, whole-leaf black tea base, with pieces of genuine bourbon vanilla.

TG10: Green Tea Earl Grey (125g)

Classic Earl Grey is one of the most popular teas in the world. Variations from the original formula have continued to widen the appeal of bergamot scented teas. This green tea variety has the classic flavor of traditional Earl Grey.

TG10: Green Tea Earl Grey (125g)

Classic Earl Grey is one of the most popular teas in the world. Variations from the original formula have continued to widen the appeal of bergamot scented teas. This green tea variety has the classic flavor of traditional Earl Grey.

TG14: Sweet Almond Green Tea (125g)

China Sencha is flavored and blended with a sweet, pleasing mix of slivered, candied almonds, cinnamon and decorative lime flowers. The cinnamon creates a finsih of gentle spicy notes.

TG28: Green Tea (Spiced Plum) (125g)

Cinnamon and sweet plum flavors make this green tea unique. This tea is accented with dried plum bits, cinnamon pieces and heather blossoms. It is a great way to take the edge off of a chilly afternoon.

TG30: Green Tea Citronella (125g)

A pleasing balance of delicate green tea and fresh lemon citrus scent. Excellent for a hot beverage or for iced green tea.

TG30: Green Tea Citronella (125g)

A pleasing balance of delicate green tea and fresh lemon citrus scent. Excellent for a hot beverage or for iced green tea.

TG33: Green Tea Chai Spice (125g)

Green tea is blended with ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, cloves, and natural flavoring to produce a zesty infusion with warm notes and a fresh, spicy taste.

TG33: Green Tea Chai Spice (125g)

Green tea is blended with ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, cloves, and natural flavoring to produce a zesty infusion with warm notes and a fresh, spicy taste.

TG42: Green Tea Mango Indica (125g)

Delicately scented and perfect for afternoon or evening.

TG42: Green Tea Mango Indica (125g)

Delicately scented and perfect for afternoon or evening.

TG45: Gunpowder Green Peppermint (125g)

Gunpowder green tea from China, scented with peppermint oil. (Formerly item TF45)

TG45: Gunpowder Green Peppermint (125g)

Gunpowder green tea from China, scented with peppermint oil. (Formerly item TF45)

TI55: Java Green Gunpowder (125g)

Indonesian green tea is neatly rolled into tight gunpowder pearls. Its pleasing aroma is complemented by the full cup, which is well balanced with smoky notes and vegetal character.

TI64: Kertasarie Estate FOP Java High-Grown (100g)

Well twisted leaves, producing a medium-dark liquor with a pleasing sweetness. Infuse for five to six minutes to extract the full character of this tea. A good substitute for our former TI81, which is now sold out.

TI65: Tjbuni Estate TGFOP (125g)

Harvested in the western region of Java, this high-grown tea has a fragrant aroma and a balanced, full-mouth flavor. The delicate, copper-colored cup is enjoyed best without milk.

TJ02: Japanese Premium Fukamushi Cha (50g)

First developed by one of the tea gardens in Shizuoka, this tea has gained high popularity among Japanese tea connoisseurs. The Fukamushi ('Deep-Steam') manufacture requires special processing and a longer steaming. Sweet, rich taste and a thick cup are the result of this extra processing. The tea takes on a broken appearance and is comprised of a mix of fine particles and cut leaf. Fukamushi Sencha is prized for its superior taste rather than for the visual appearance of the leaf. * New Lot -

TJ06: Bancha (125g)

First Grade Bancha, produced late in the season, is a tea with herbacious aroma, smooth character, and pale jade liquor. This is a tea with a full mouth feel, bright cup, and smooth finish.

TJ10: Japanese Sencha (125g)

Delicate but brisk, this splendid green tea has a clean vegetal flavor. Rapidly gaining the recognition it deserves, this tea refreshes the palate with a hint of sweetness.

TJ12: Japanese Sencha Ingen (125g)

A high quality offering produced in the early spring exclusively for us. The leaves are fashioned into a tightly rolled "spider leg" style. The leaf color is a lively green, producing a brothy liquor with rich flavor and clean taste.

TJ16: Japanese Sencha Special Grade (125g)

A superior grade of Sencha, with a brighter flavor and smoother aftertaste. Also known as our "Sencha Yamato". Highly recommended.

TJ20: Japanese Supersencha Kamakura (125g)

Produced for the Japanese domestic market, this special Sencha has beautiful, evenly shaped, deep green leaves with yellow highlights. The vegetal aroma is layered with lively nutty tones. The cup has medium body and well-balanced flavor. Ecologically grown without the use of chemical pestices or fertilizers.

TJ21: Gen-mai Cha (125g)

Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

TJ21: Gen-mai Cha (125g)

Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

TJ22: Organic Japanese Genmai Cha (125g)

An organic version of this very popular tea. The liquor is aromatic and has the classic toasty, nutty flavor of this unique tea.

TJ22: Organic Japanese Genmai Cha (125g)

An organic version of this very popular tea. The liquor is aromatic and has the classic toasty, nutty flavor of this unique tea.

TJ26: Japanese Superior Matcha/Gen-Mai Cha Kamakura (100g)

A premium Japanese Gen-Mai Cha, lightly dusted with high grade powdered green tea. -This tea was produced without -man-made pesticides or herbicides ( details ).

TJ30: Ko-kei Cha (125g)

Sometimes called spaghetti tea, this by-product of the manufacture of Matcha is extruded like tiny pasta. An exquisite green tea at an affordable price!

TJ32: Japanese Ku-Ki Ho-Ji Cha (Roasted Ku-Ki Cha) (50g)

This carefully roasted Ku-Ki Cha (twig tea) produces a golden brown cup with a sweet, vegetal flavor. A mild tea that is naturally low in caffeine. The distinct toasty notes linger pleasingly on the palate. Not to be confused with regular Ho-Ji Cha, which is roasted bancha tea.

TJ33: Green Ku-ki Cha (125g)

Not to be confused with brown Ku-ki Cha, this unfermented green tea is produced from leaf stems. A fragrant, mellow green tea which is naturally lower in caffeine. Mildly sweet with an herbacious character.

TJ34: Organic Green Ku-ki Cha Kamakura (125g)

An organic green tea with smooth character and delicate fresh hay flavor notes. Naturally low in caffeine.

TJ35: Japanese Ku-ki Cha Green Kamakura (100g)

A green tea with smooth character and delicate fresh hay flavor notes. Naturally low in caffeine. -This tea was produced without -man-made pesticides or herbicides ( details ).-

TJ40: Japanese Ho-ji Cha (70g)

Bancha green tea is roasted evenly until it is brown, imparting a unique flavor. The liquor is golden brown; the taste is mellow.

TJ41: Organic Ho-ji Cha Kamakura (125g)

Similar to our popular TJ40, this version starts with an organic, finer grade of bancha. The result is a more flavorful, richer cup. Highly recommended.

TJ52: Japanese Cherry (125g)

Cherry flavored Japanese green tea (Bancha with twigs). An exotic evening tea and a refreshing change from traditional flavored teas.

TJ55: Kabuse Powder (6)

A healthy beverage, produced from a Gyokuro grade harvested in the Uji region of Japan. These 0.5 gram packets are conveniently portioned for a one-cup serving. Reminiscent of matcha, this tea is thick, dark emerald, and vegetal.

TJ78: Spring Harvest Sencha & Kabusencha Gift Set (1)

This set combines our two Spring Harvest Senchas together in an attractive gift box. Packed in Japan, each tea comes in a decorative caddy. - -These teas were produced without -man-made pesticides or herbicides ( details ).- -(Note: Each of our Spring Harvest Senchas can be purchased separately. See items TJ73 & TJ77.)

TJ80: Gyokuro (lit. Jewel Dew) (125g)

The finest Japanese green tea, only shade-grown tips are used for Gyokuro. Prized for its delicate flavor and natural sweetness.

TJ85: Japanese Gyokuro Kamakura (100g)

A top grade of one of the most distinquished green teas produced. Ecologically grown without the use of chemical pestices or fertilizers.

TJ86: Japanese Hongyokuro (50g)

A rare grade of Gyokuro with full flavor and natural sweetness.

TJ93: Japanese Matcha Kamakura (30g)

An exceptionally fine grade of Powdered Gyokuro. This tea is available in a sealed packet or decorative tin.

TK09: Decaffeinated Kenya BOP (125g)

The infused leaf produces a liquor with medium strength, deep brown-amber color, and sweet nuances. This tea has the unmistakable Kenyan flavor profile that so many find desirable. Limited quantity.

TK09: Decaffeinated Kenya BOP (125g)

The infused leaf produces a liquor with medium strength, deep brown-amber color, and sweet nuances. This tea has the unmistakable Kenyan flavor profile that so many find desirable. Limited quantity.

TK10: KTDA Cooperative C.T.C. BP1 (125g)

This black tea is on a par with the finest C.T.C. Assam teas, with bold flavor, exceptionally clean finish and good strength. The cup has a lingering sweetness and delicate aroma. This tea is very good plain, but can also be enjoyed with milk.

TK11: KTDA Cooperative BOP Special (125g)

This mountain-grown black tea has well-twisted leaves of uniform size, with a somewhat misleading BOP grading; a similar leaf from Assam would be graded FOP. The strong, balanced cup has fresh aroma, full body and a crisp finish with fruity nuances.

TK20: KTDA Cooperative Whole Leaf Green (125g)

A great selection for the green tea enthusiast. The aroma is superb, with strong fruity characteristics and a fresh liveliness. The liquor is invigorating, with a full mouth feel and a zesty character. The refreshing pungency lingers long on the palate.

TK23: Chisunga Estate BOP (125g)

Stout but not overly tannic, this black tea yields a rich, bracing cup. Appropriate for any time of day. May be served plain or with milk or lemon.

TK30: Golden Kenya TGFOP (100g)

One of our most popular teas, now with a bolder leaf. Whole-leaf, tippy tea for any time of day.

TK70: Kenya GFOP Special Milima Estate (100g)

An excellent every-day black tea which can be had with milk, lemon, or plain. The liquor is lighter and brisker than TK30 (above).

TL66: Thailand Ming Thai Oolong (125g)

An exquisite selection from the mountainous region of Thailand. This Tung-Ting style Oolong has a buttery smooth complexion, nuances of chestnuts and nutmeg, and a smooth floral aftertaste. Comparable to some of the best Jade Oolongs of China and Taiwan.

TM20: Himalayan BOP (125g)

For those seeking a Darjeeling-like tea at a very attractive price. The liquor is light amber. A brief infusion yields a flavorful cup with a distinctively high-grown character. Excellent for iced tea.

TM33: Season's Pick Dharamshala Estate TGFOP1 (125g)

Produced in Kangra Valley (Valley of the Gods), this well-made tea has uniform, dark green needle-like leaves. The cup has medium body with a pleasing, vegetal aroma and fine floral notes. The finish is robust, and the character is much like that of a Darjeeling. -For more information on our "Season's Pick" line of teas, click here .

TM71: Golden Nepal (Kanyam Estate) (125g)

From the high Himalayan mountains, this tea is somewhat reminiscent of a Darjeeling. Bright amber liquor.

TM82: Himalayan TGFOP1 (125g)

Deep Darjeeling-like flavor notes reminiscent of the style of Sikkim teas. A 3 minute infusion produces an aromatic tea with golden liquor. Highly recommended.

TN10: Nilgiri BOP (125g)

Located in southern India, Nilgiri produces teas similar to those of Ceylon, yet with a distinctive character. This British style Nilgiri produces a flavorful cup. Excellent with milk.

TN64: Iyerpadi Estate Organic BOP (125g)

A rich tea with solid body and full mouth feel. A pleasing, balanced cup with a classic Nilgiri flavor and style.

TN68: Iyerpadi Estate Organic OP (100g)

A whole-leaf Nilgiri with vibrant aromatics, a sweet cup, and a gentle, crisp bite. Smooth yet very flavorful with medium body. Enjoyable plain or with milk.

TN94: Dunsandale Estate Organic TGFOP EX/SP (125g)

Fresh from the 'Blue Mountains', this tea combines floral fragrances, brisk liquor, and a sweet cup. Fruity nuances and a robust flavor make this a refreshing and enjoyable tea for any time of day.

TN96: Dunsandale Organic TGFOP EX/SPL (100g)

This full-bodied, fragrant tea produces a fruity cup with nuances of walnuts. The character is eminently fresh, with Darjeeling-like notes and a lingering aftertaste. A good selection for those who like a high-altitude Himalayan tea.

TP04: China Black Flowery Orange Pekoe (125g)

Characteristic black China tea. Frequently served in Chinese restaurants.

TP12: China Keemun (125g)

Often called the burgundy of China teas, this North China Congou is rich, flavorful and appropriate for any time of day. We offer this as our basic Keemun, although it is in the middle range of the standard series.

TP30: China Lychee (125g)

China black tea scented with the aromatic lychee fruit. A natural hint of sweetness and flowery aroma.

TP38: China Oolong Lotus Tea (125g)

An oolong style tea of medium fermentation, scented with lotus blossoms. The amber liquor is enjoyed for its complex flavor and unique bouquet.

TP40: Rose Congou (125g)

Quality China black (Congou) tea is fermented with rose blossoms, creating a naturally scented, sweet cup. This tea is occasionally referred to as Lotus Tea, but should not be confused with the flavored tea blend bearing that name.

TP42: China Rose Special Chun Mee (125g)

This tea is made with a fine-grade Chun Mee and naturally scented with rose petals. The cup has a pleasing strength, with a sweet fragrance and taste.

TP48: China Green Rose Congou (100g)

Quality whole-leaf China green tea is scented with rose blossoms during the drying process. Like Jasmine tea, the extra step of natural scenting results in a mild oxidization, producing a Pouchong style of tea.

TP60: China Congou Panyang (Panyong) (125g)

South China black tea with a bold leaf reminiscent of Keemun, but with its own uniquely interesting flavor.

TP70: China Jasmine (125g)

Green tea roasted with jasmine flowers, producing a fragrant, delicate tea. Sometimes classified as an Oolong tea, Jasmine teas are technically of the scented Pouchong family of teas.

TS70: Temi Estate FTGFOP1 CL (125g)

Variegated leaves with silvery tips produce a pleasantly rich cup with medium body. The infused leaf has a sweet grape aroma. The cup is brisk and flavorful. An excellent alternative for those who enjoy Darjeeling teas.

TT15: Oolong Fine Grade (80g)

Moderately priced tea of good quality. The value choice of many Oolong fans. Originally referred to as European Market Formosa Oolong.While the leaf quality of this grade cannot be compared to costlier Formosa Oolong teas, it is popular for its deep flavor notes.

TT17: Oolong Choicest Grade (80g)

Just below Fancy grade, Choicest Oolong is a flavorful alternative with much of the complexity of a Fancy Oolong. The price is moderate by comparison.

TT45: Formosa Silver Blossom Oolong (80g)

A rare production Oolong with carefully crafted, wiry leaves and silver tips. The golden cup has an interesting complexity and wonderful aromatic bouquet. A sweet, lingering finish rounds off the overall experience.

TT47: Formosa Fancy Oolong Imperial (60g)

A rare, handcrafted Oolong, harvested at the peak of the season. The higher fermentation level of this superlative tea lends it a rich, mellow flavor and gentle, lingering aftertaste. The best of the season.

TT48: Formosa Oolong Diamond (80g)

A rare and superlative grade of tea, harvested at the peak of the season, and hand crafted. A full Oolong character and gentle lingering flavor. The best of the season.

TT52: Premium Bold-Leaf Formosa Keemun (125g)

Quite unlike Keemun teas from China's An Hui province, this black tea has flavor notes of Formosa Oolong in addition to those of more fermented red teas. An enticing variation from traditional Keemun.

TT55: Formosa Amber Oolong (100g)

With an oxidation level of approximately 40%, Amber Oolong teas produce a liquor that is darker than the Jade Oolongs, listed below. The flavor is slightly more earthy and robust.

TT57: Formosa Amber Oolong Select (100g)

This grade of Amber Oolong has more complex flavor and finer leaf style than our TT55. Highly recommended.

TT70: Lapsang Souchong (125g)

Rich and lusty, this smoky tea has a mellow aftertaste. A bit smokier than the China variety.

TT86: Formosa Jade Oolong (100g)

Extra rich flavor. A Tung-Ting style Oolong, oxidized at approximately 18 percent to retain a greener character. Very sweet and aromatic, this is the style of Oolong that is favored by Taiwan tea connoisseurs.

TT87: Formosa Jade Oolong Supreme (100g)

Those who appreciate the finer grades of Tung-Ting style Oolong will find this one an exceptional value. The flavor is surprisingly more refined than item TT86.

TT88: Formosa Oolong Spring Dragon (125g)

A lightly fermented leaf which releases a delicate, flowery liquor. The sweet and refreshing taste is enhanced by the fragrance of lilacs. A truly exquisite tea.

TT89: Formosa Jade Oolong Imperial (100g)

The finest Jade Oolong that we have ever sampled. Those who are looking for the best of what Taiwan can produce will want to try at least the sample size (12 grams).

TT90: Formosa Pouchong (100g)

A style of Pouchong tea with darker liquor and deeper flavor tone. The eminently satisfying cup has floral notes, woody hints, and a sweet, smooth finish. A tea that will please the most discerning fans of Formosa Pouchongs.

TT90: Formosa Pouchong (100g)

A style of Pouchong tea with darker liquor and deeper flavor tone. The eminently satisfying cup has floral notes, woody hints, and a sweet, smooth finish. A tea that will please the most discerning fans of Formosa Pouchongs.

TT91: Formosa Pouchong Select (100g)

This handcrafted selection has an interesting curled shape and well-twisted appearance. A lightly fermented Pouchong tea with a sweet floral flavor and clean vegetal finish. A very fine grade of this popular style. Recommended.

TT91: Formosa Pouchong Select (100g)

This handcrafted selection has an interesting curled shape and well-twisted appearance. A lightly fermented Pouchong tea with a sweet floral flavor and clean vegetal finish. A very fine grade of this popular style. Recommended.

TV01: Vietnam Green Sencha (125g)

A Vietnamese version of the familiar Japanese green tea. Since most of the production is destined for the demanding Japanese market, supplies are somewhat limited. This tea has a light liquor, yet the mouth feel is quite full. It finishes with a pleasing note suggesting sweet corn.

TV50: Vietnam Black OP (125g)

New Lot. A special offering from the Vietnamese highlands. The reddish brown liquor has a clean, smooth character with hints of nutmeg and mace.

TX10: Earl Grey Green Decaffeinated (100g)

A green, flavorful variant of the classic black tea with natural bergamot aroma. Decaffeinated with pure carbon dioxide.

TX17: Decaffeinated Apricot with Flowers (125g)

Decaffeinated black tea scented with apricot and decorated with flower petals.

TX17: Decaffeinated Apricot with Flowers (125g)

Decaffeinated black tea scented with apricot and decorated with flower petals.

TX20: Decaffeinated Blackcurrant (125g)

Decaffeinated black tea scented with blackcurrant flavoring.

TX20: Decaffeinated Blackcurrant (125g)

Decaffeinated black tea scented with blackcurrant flavoring.

TX91: Decaffeinated Vanilla (EA) (125g)

Ceylon black tea flavored with genuine Bourbon vanilla. Decaffeinated with the Ethyl Acetate process.

ZG09: Decaffeinated China Green Tea (100g)

Surprisingly flavorful, this decaffeinated green tea has a pleasant vegetal quality.

ZG09: Decaffeinated China Green Tea (100g)

Surprisingly flavorful, this decaffeinated green tea has a pleasant vegetal quality.

ZG10: Young Hyson (125g)

Brisk China green tea of the Chun Mee family. Superior quality; golden liquor with a hint of sweetness. Use sparingly for optimum flavor.

ZG12: China Green Young Hyson (125g)

This organic tea has the bold flavor of a high-fired tea, yet it has a pleasing smoothness with delicate sweetness. The thin, well-twisted leaves produce a liquor with a pale green color. A very popular style of China green tea.

ZG15: China Chun Mee (125g)

An organic version of a classic China tea. A vegetal green taste with a hint of smokiness.

ZG18: Chun Mee (Moon Palace) (125g)

Literally translated, Chun Mee means 'precious eyebrows'. One of our most popular China green teas. Steep about 2 minutes.

ZG19: China Chun Mee Special Grade (125g)

The fine, tightly rolled leaf of this tea attests to its quality. Slightly "smoky" flavor notes in this smooth green tea make it an excellent choice for everyday enjoyment.

ZG20: First Grade Gunpowder Green (125g)

Superior grade of green tea in the style of gunpowder teas (tightly rolled tea leaves resembling gunpowder pellets).

ZG30: Special Grade Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Green (125g)

Finest pinhead gunpowder tea with a naturally sweet flavor. A finer grade than ordinary Temple of Heaven.

ZG32: Green Dew Gunpowder (125g)

A soothing and gentle 'smokiness' accentuates the sweet vegetal character of this tea.

ZG33: Organic Wuyuan Ruikang Green (125g)

A full-flavored green tea with a sweet floral note and mild tartness. Overall, a very satisfying tea, priced for everyday consumption.

ZG34: Jade Pearl Gunpowder (125g)

Carefully rolled leaves with a rich dark luster yield a pleasing liquor. This infusion is characterized by full body and interesting high flavor notes.

ZG41: China Green Sencha (125g)

A good green tea for everyday consumption. In the style of Japanese Sencha, this China tea represents an affordable alternative to the more costly Japanese varieties.

ZG44: China Green Yun Cui (100g)

This organic selection has well-twisted deep green-brown leaves and a fresh aroma that is sweet and spicy, with a hint of cocoa. The cup has full flavor with a pleasant sweetness.

ZG45: China Green Wang Fu Yu Long (100g)

An attractive organic tea with dark green, curly leaves and abundant silver tips. The leaf aroma is rich, with notes of cocoa and tropical fruit. The liquor is sweet and bright, with a clean, mild finish. A truly wonderful selection.

ZG48: China Green Monkey Hair (100g)

Carefully crafted, dark green leaves yield a well-balanced cup with a silky-smooth flavor. The character of this tea is strong and full with cocoa notes.

ZG56: China Gu Zhang Mao Jian (100g)

Exceptional quality and flavor. A green tea with deep flavor notes and good body, priced for everyday consumption.

ZG63: Yunnan Green Tuo Cha (100g)

This large 100 gram Tuo Cha is made from superior, large leaves of green Yunnan tea. The fine plucking includes white tips. A fragrant, golden liquor with a full taste and sweetly pungent flavor.

ZG64: Yunnan Compressed Green Tuo Cha (100g)

Although green tea in this form is rare, it has a long history in China. One tuo cha is sufficient for 2-4 cups and produces a delicate liquor with mellow flavor and smoky undertones. Enjoyable to drink and fun to watch as the leaves unfold. Available in sample size and original round box of 100 grams.

ZG68: Organic Green Lu'An Melon Seed (60g)

Grown in the Lu'An region of western An hui province, this tea has bold, beautiful leaves that yield a smooth and flavorful cup. The bright yellow-green liquor has a full taste and imparts a sweet, lingering finish.

ZG71: Long-Jing (Lung-Ching) Green (Superfine) (100g)

One of the finest China green teas is Long-Jing (Dragon's Well). The liquor is pale yellow, slightly sweet, and very refreshing.

ZG72: Long-Jing (Lung-Ching) Select (80g)

This particular offering is worthy of praise for its fresh aroma, subtle chestnut flavor, and delicate nuance reminiscent of sweet corn. The leaf is steamed and hand processed with a time honored procedure that imparts a distinctive shape and outstanding flavor.

ZG74: China Green Spring Brow Reserve (80g)

A very fine plucking (comprised mostly of 'one leaf and a bud'), with striking silver tips. The pronounced, vegetal aroma has hints of fresh, green asparagus. The sweet, vegetal taste continues with a prolonged finish.

ZG75: China Special Green Tai Mu Long Zhu (125g)

Select leaf buds are harvested in the spring and carefully rolled. Then they are finished by shaping them into a uniform pearl shape. A flavorful green tea with lots of character and style.

ZG77: China Green Bamboo Cloud (50g)

The striking leaves have a light olive-green hue, with a generous amount of white buds. The infusion has a refreshing flavor and lightly astringent aftertaste. Fruity aromatics are another highlight of this fine tea.

ZG78: China Green Ming Mee Silver Ruikang (80g)

A select plucking, and a well-made tea with long, pointed leaves. The tea yields a light but flavorful cup. The liquor is refreshing with a moderate brightness, sweet tones, and a clean finish.

ZG79: China Green Sword of the Emperor (40g)

A special grade tea, produced in very limited quantity. Distinguished by the very stylish, long leaf sets. The lively liquor has a pleasing, fresh taste. Highly recommended.

ZG82: China After the Snow Sprouting Reserve (40g)

A good value in high-end China green teas. Slightly sweet, with an ethereal aroma and mild vegetal flavor. A new lot of a popular selection.

ZG84: Organic Green Tian Mu Qing Ding (80g)

Mt. Tian Mu is known for its waterfalls, mists, and ethereal beauty. The tea from this mountain is of the finest quality. Bold hand-rolled leaves with a silvery down yield a pale jade cup notable for its flavorful, smooth, and invigorating taste.

ZG85: China Green Pi Lo Chun Reserve (125g)

A fine plucking with delicate, curled leaves and a heady, fresh fragrance. The flavor is complex and rich, with a full-bodied, buttery mouth feel and sweet character. This limited production offering is highly recommended.

ZG86: China Green Organic Xue Shui Yun Lu (100g)

A resplendent needle-shaped leaf style that produces a pleasant and elegant green tea. The aroma yields hints of nuts and fruits. The liquor is outstanding, with a balanced pungency and wonderful pineapple nuances.

ZG87: China Dao Ren Special Organic Green (100g)

A fine plucking at the optimum Spring harvest, this superior organic green has a delicate yet pronounced flavor. We find the balance of sweetness and pungency to be exceptional. Highly recommended.

ZG88: China Special Green Mao Feng (100g)

Produced from specially selected leaves of superior quality. This tightly rolled leaf produces a flavorful tea with exceptional aroma. For the green tea enthusiast!

ZG89: China Mao Feng Spring Blossom (80g)

From the Zhejiang province, this tea yields a fragrant liquor with a cup reminiscent of our popular ZG88, with additional complexities, highlighted by a pleasingly sweet finish. The dark jade green leaves are tippy and well twisted.

ZG90: China Green Spring Brow Silver Tip Imperial (100g)

A very fine plucking (comprised mostly of 'one leaf and a bud'), with striking silver tips. The pronounced, vegetal aroma has hints of fresh, green asparagus. The sweet, vegetal taste continues with a prolonged finish.

ZG91: Pan-Long-Ying-Hao (Select) (100g)

We have a limited supply of this special production version of Pan-Long-Ying-Hao. The leaf quality and flavor of this lot are outstanding.

ZG92: Pi Lo Chun (Green Snail Spring) (100g)

The most tender buds are picked under carefully controlled conditions in the spring. One of the most prized of China green teas, only a limited amount of this special grade tea is available.

ZG93: China Green Pi Lo Chun Special Grade (100g)

Very tender buds and leaves are gathered and skillfully processed to produce a world-class tea. The eminently fresh and fragrant aroma is exquisite, with a gentle toasty note. The lively infusion has a sweet taste with subtle fruity notes and a clean pungent finish.

ZG94: China Green Foucha (100g)

A superlative organic selection with outstanding character. The hand-processed leaf is well made and attractive. The aroma is fresh and inviting. The flavor is sweet with a good balance and gentle pungency. This is a China green tea of the highest quality.

ZG95: China Green Heavenly Mist (60g)

This popular tea is often difficult to source. The well-twisted, tippy leaves yield a bright, delicate cup with a refreshing aroma and balanced taste. The finish is sweet and full.

ZG96: Special China Green Silvery Strawberries (150g)

Hand tied, compact green tea spheres of approximately 5 grams unfurl to reveal an intriguingly crafted 'strawberry'. A visual treat and a delicate cup. Available in samples of three 'strawberries' and factory sealed 150 gram foil bags.

ZG99: China Green Organic Gu Zhu Zi Sun (60g)

An unusually fine plucking, with leaves the color of forest greens. The liquor has a distinctly sweet, green flavor which is slightly fruity. The tea is very well balanced and finishes with a delicate sweetness and buttery sensation.

ZH20: China Pu-Erh Leaf (125g)

This leaf format Pu-Erh yields dark liquor with strong earthy notes in the traditional style. A good value for this Yunnan classic.

ZH25: China Pu-Erh Classic (125g)

A classic, organic Pu-Erh with characteristic earthy flavor notes. This mellow selection has a smooth quality, no bitterness, and a delicate, sweet aftertaste.

ZH30: China Pu-Erh Tuo Cha, Size 1 (125g)

With a weight of approximately two grams per cake (small tuo cha), this is an ideal size for one or two cups. Multiple infusions are often made. The liquor is dense and black.

ZH50: Organic Pu-Erh Mini Tuo Cha, Special Grade (125g)

This organic Pu-Erh tea is made from select leaves, which are fully fermented and carefully compressed into three-gram cakes, a style that has been favored in China for hundreds of years. A full mouth feeling and rich cup with sweet flavor notes. The tea can be steeped multiple times.

ZH55: Organic Ancient Pu-Erh Maiden (125g)

Made with select leaves from over 1,000 year old tea trees, this grade is rarely offered in the U.S. market. Notable for its full body, rich earthy flavor and silky sweet finish. The long, wiry leaves have a rich, deep brown color. The complex aroma is an experience for connoisseurs and novices alike.

ZH60: China Aged Pu-Erh Celestial Tribute (125g)

The quality of leaf and the careful production differentiates this Yunnan Pu-Erh from the common varieties. Still intense and earthy, but smoother and more complex in flavor. A sample is suggested for the uninitiated.

ZJ41: Chung-Hao Special Grade Jasmine (125g)

Chung-Hao Jasmine belongs to the same series of China Jasmine tea as Yin- Hao, but is less expensive. The leaf style is comparable. Exceptional quality and flavor.

ZJ54: Organic Jasmine "Fragrant Cloud" Da Zhang Shan (100g)

Quality green tea leaf is married with an ethereal jasmine scenting. The delicate fragrance is complemented by the exceptional flavor of the creamy liquor.

ZJ55: China Jasmine Organic (125g)

Exceptional green tea, delicately scented with organic jasmine flowers. This unique selection has a fine, vegetal flavor with pleasing sweet floral finish. Priced for everyday consumption.

ZJ60: Organic Black Jasmine Ancient Beauty (90g)

This special production Yunnan black tea has been gently scented with aromatic Jasmine blossoms. The leaf style is reminiscent of a Fancy Oolong, and yields a liquor that is smooth and sweet.

ZJ81: Yin-Hao Special Grade Jasmine (125g)

The choicest of the standard grades of Jasmine tea. Delicate flavor with a natural sweetness that is enhanced by the sublime aroma of the finest jasmine flowers.

ZJ85: China Jasmine Pearls (125g)

Tightly rolled leaf bud sets scented with an alluring fruity nuance. This is a more affordable alternative to our extremely popular Dragon Phoenix Pearl.

ZJ90: Guangdong Province Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearl (125g)

Select fine pluckings (two leaves and a bud), scented with the finest jasmine flowers and tightly rolled into pearl-sized spheres. A rare treat for Jasmine tea lovers.

ZJ94: China Special Jasmine Balls (125g)

A hand-tied jasmine tea which unfolds during the steeping to reveal a striking red flower. The pale-green cup has a pronounced jasmine aroma and a delicate, vegetal flavor with well-balanced floral notes.

ZK11: China Keemun First Grade (125g)

This is the top grade (1110) of standard China Keemun, which include the 1154, 1143, 1132, and 1121 lower grades. Demand often exceeds supply for this grade of China's most famous black tea.

ZK14: Organic China Congou Hong Tao #1 (125g)

A mellow tea in the style of an An Hui Keemun. Produced in small quantities by a group of farmers dedicated to organic farming.

ZK16: Organic China Black FOP (125g)

Well-twisted leaves with golden tips, producing a liquor that has the character of a non-smoky Keemun. The Burgundy-like flavor notes end with a sweet, clean finish.

ZK20: China Organic Keemun (125g)

This classic production has a true Keemun character, with slight smoky notes and a hint of nutmeg. The well-balanced flavor finishes sweet and smooth.

ZK22: Hubei Province Keemun Ji Hong (125g)

Rated a top tea region since the Tang Dynasty, Hubei province produces this remarkable black tea. A special grade of Keemun.

ZK24: China Keemun Dao Ming (125g)

A fresh and lively organic selection with classic Burgundy nuances and hints of oak. The hue of the cup is reddish-gold. These slender, tightly curled black leaves yield an excellent liquor at a modest price.

ZK55: Sichuan Zao Bei Jian (125g)

An extremely well made special tea from Sichuan (Szechuan) province. One of the finest black teas available today. Reddish liquor, clean taste, mellow flavor. Exquisite!

ZK67: Keemun Mao Feng Superior (125g)

A limited-production China Congou from An Hui province. The deep-black leaves produce a liquor with medium body and complex, rich flavor with a hint of nutmeg. The finish is clean, with a smooth sweetness.

ZK80: Hao-Ya 'B' Superfine Keemun (125g)

Extra care is taken with each step, from the extra fine picking through the fermentation. Exquisite in style, color, aroma, and taste. If unspecific 'Hao-Ya' Keemun is sold, it is typically Hao-Ya 'B'.

ZK90: Hao-Ya 'A' Superfine Keemun (125g)

Officially the top grade of China Keemun, this grade has always been produced in limited supply. A top new lot for the Keemun connoisseur.

ZK94: China Congou Ning Hong Jing Hao (125g)

Similar to Keemun, this tea from Jiangxi province is called 'the King of tea' by China tea experts. Very tippy and slightly sweet, this tea competes for top honors among China Congou. Superb leaf quality, complex flavor and aroma.

ZK95: Xi Shuang Jing Hao (100g)

An outstanding tea with a wiry leaf appearance, sweet aroma and delicate cocoa nuances. Enjoyable for its lively, complex flavor undertones and lingering finish.

ZK98: China Keemun Mao Feng (100g)

From An Hui province. Long, slender leaves with exceptional quality. One of the finest black teas from China. Milder and more complex than traditional Keemun style teas. Exquisite flavor and aroma. An exceptional value among teas of this style.

ZM40: Osmanthus Tea (Guangxi Gui-Hua) (125g)

This style of Osmanthus tea is characterized by a superior Pouchong base tea. Slightly sweet and delightfully floral in aroma, but not cloyingly so.

ZM44: Osmanthus Oolong Se Chung (125g)

Se Chung Oolong, naturally scented with aromatic Osmanthus flowers. The flavorful, aromatic cup has a full body, with hints of ripe fruits. The finish is sweet and lingering.

ZM50: Ornamental Chinese Tea Brick (one)

Compressed tea brick from the Yunnan province of China. Suitable for framing. 2.5 pounds each. Approximate dimensions are 7-" - 9-" - 1".

ZM50: Ornamental Chinese Tea Brick (one)

Compressed tea brick from the Yunnan province of China. Suitable for framing. 2.5 pounds each. Approximate dimensions are 7-" - 9-" - 1".

ZO10: China Oolong Se Chung (100g)

A top grade of this lesser known style of China Oolong. Slightly green, with a woody aroma and flavor. A style served in Hong Kong Chinese restaurants.

ZO78: Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong 2nd Grade (125g)

A classic Tie-Guan-Yin, with dark-golden, rolled leaves, producing a flavorful cup with the aroma of sweet raisins complemented with robust earthy tones. The fine flavor lingers on the palate with a toasty, sweet aftertaste.

ZO80: Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong First Grade (100g)

Full spicy flavor hinting of chestnuts. Rich golden liquor with a heady aroma, delightful aftertaste.

ZO86: China Oolong Buddha's Palm (125g)

A special grade of Tie-Guan-Yin with superior flavor, aroma, and leaf style. The tightly rolled leaves unfold to an unusually large size.

ZO87: Ginseng Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong (125g)

A variation of a classic China Oolong. The rolled leaves are coated with ground ginseng, producing an exceptional, silky-smooth cup. The aroma has the floral sweetness of Ti-Guan-Yin with mellow ginseng notes. Can be used for multiple infusions.

ZO88: Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong Special Grade (100g)

The finest grade of traditional China Tie-Guan-Yin. Similar to ZO80, with more pronounced flavor.

ZO92: Organic Oolong Eastern Beauty (80g)

With its attractive appearance and well-crafted style, our "Eastern Beauty" Oolong is appropriately named. Some appreciate the buttery and winey aspects of the tea while others have remarked on the complex layers of flavor and interesting walnut note. This selection is somewhat reminiscent of Silvertip Oolongs from Taiwan and should be infused for 3-4 minutes with 180 degree water.

ZO93: Organic Imperial Bai Hao Oolong (60g)

An organic 'Eastern Beauty' Oolong of limited production. This bold-leaf tea yields a well-balanced cup with rich, complex flavor. Heady notes of walnuts and ripe fruit are complemented by a pleasing, floral finish. Highly recommended.

ZO97: Floral Tie-Guan-Yin Imperial Grade (62g)

The leaves have a bright-green color and an intense orchid-like aroma. The taste is notably floral, sweet and fresh. Ideal for multiple steepings. The convenient vacuum mini-packaging (6.2 grams each) retains the freshness and aroma until use.

ZP74: Panyang Curled Mao Feng (125g)

A distinctive black tea with striking leaf style. The cup has a wine-like aroma and complex flavor, with hints of bittersweet chocolate and rich earthiness. The flavor lingers on the palate for a delightful finish.

ZP75: China Congou Panyang Golden Needles (125g)

This is an unusual tea with a rich aroma and full-bodied taste. Attractive needle-shaped black leaves with golden tips. Excellent with milk.

ZP78: China Congou Wu-Yi Golden Monkey (125g)

A venerable style of Panyang Congou that dates back to the eighteenth century. This hand-crafted selection produces an enticing, round cup with a complex flavor profile and full mouth feel, finishing with delicate, chocolate-like nuances. A truly fine selection.

ZP88: China Panyang Golden Monkey Imperial (80g)

A hand-crafted tea with well-twisted, beautiful leaves, complemented with golden tips. The cup has winey notes, a silky character and hints of molasses. The finish is very smooth, with pleasant lingering sweetness. A top grade of Panyang Congou.

ZP94: Panyang Golden Tribute (90g)

A superb black tea (congou) from Fujian province. The leaf is attractive, with a profusion of golden buds. The aroma is subtle, with delicate notes of cocoa and spice. The liquor produces a full mouth feel with excellent taste. Highly recommended.

ZS20: Lapsang Souchong (100g)

The smoky flavor of a good Lapsang Souchong is unforgettable. This is an excellent example of this large-leaf variety. Mellow tea which is low in caffeine.

ZS80: Lapsang Souchong Imperial (100g)

The best China Lapsang Souchong we have found. To our knowledge we are the only importer of this grade of China Lapsang Souchong. Superior in flavor. Very smoky, yet quite mellow.

ZS85: Organic China Lapsang Souchong (125g)

An organic version of the very popular smoked tea. The liquor is a bright reddish-brown with a hearty flavor and pronounced smoky accent.

ZS90: Lapsang Souchong Black Dragon (100g)

Blended esspecially for Upton Tea Imports. This tea is a pleasing and subtly complex variation on a rich, smoky classic. The perfect gift for the Lapsang Souchong drinker.

ZW20: First Grade Shou Mei White Tea (50g)

From Fujian province, Shou Mei yields a delicate infusion with mellow flavor. Use a good portion of tea since the leaves are quite bold.

ZW22: Organic Shou Mei White Special Grade (40g)

A fine organic selection with a herbaceous aroma, full flavor, and clean aftertaste. The cup has a subtle sweetness and is well-balanced, with delicate walnut flavor notes.

ZW50: China Mutan White Special (30g)

A special grade of China White, with a generous complement of tender leaf buds. The cup is delicate, with well-balanced flavor and soothing aroma. A new lot with bolder leaf style.

ZW56: Organic Pai Mu Tan (40g)

A flavorful white tea with a delicate liquor that is smooth and pleasingly sweet. This affordable style of white tea is characteristic of that popularly enjoyed in China.

ZW58: Organic Pai Mu Tan Ying Hao (40g)

A tea for those who enjoy a Pai Mu Tan with a slightly bolder flavor. The sweet, smooth liquor possesses a charming nutty nuance. The cup is darker than many Pai Mu Tan selections. An infusion time of 3 minutes using 180 degree water is recommended.

ZW60: Special Grade Shou Mei White Tea (50g)

Fragrant dark liquor, outstanding herbaceous flavor notes. Highly recommended.

ZW80: China Yin Zhen Bai Hao Downy White Pekoe (40g)

Very rare, this exotic tea is the most distinguished of all white teas. The silver-leaf tea buds yield a naturally sweet, complex, and delicate tea.

ZW82: China White Snow Buds Imperial Reserve (30g)

This white tea has a full yet delicate taste, nutty flavor notes and sweet aroma. The leaf sets are impressive, with down-covered leaves and a large percentage of white tips. We are pleased to have acquired this special purchase and offer it while supplies last.

ZW84: Organic Fuding White Treasure (50g)

White tea continues to gain popularity. In response to several requests to expand our line, we are pleased to introduce this new rare grade from Fujian province. The tea has an impressive aromatic character and pleasing vegetal taste, with a sweet, smooth finish. A delicate toasty note adds an interesting complexity.

ZW86: Wang Fu Jing Hao (30g)

A very fine plucking, complemented with downy silver tips, producing an exquisite white tea with a well-balanced cup. The aroma is delicate, with nut-like overtones. The flavor is pleasingly vegetal with hints of spice and melon.

ZW88: Yunnan Downy White Buds (50g)

A rare production of Silver Needles from the Yunnan province. The leaf produces a clear, straw colored infusion and a liquor which is delicate yet flavorful. An exquisite selection with a distinctive character for green and white tea enthusiasts.

ZW90: Organic White Point Reserve (50g)

This special production is composed entirely of unopened leaf buds. The delicate, sweet aroma and lightly nutty finish lingers pleasantly on the palate. An outstanding organic white tea of limited supply.

ZW97: Organic China White Paklum Tips (50g)

A rare and outstanding tea, with an exquisite aroma and a gentle, crisp pungency. The pale green-yellow liquor has fine vegetal quality. Painstakingly processed entirely by hand, this tea represents a cultural art form. This tea was rated "Best Overall" by the Wall Street Journal Catalog Critic, who praised our Paklum Tips for its body, "mouth-filling ability" and its "velvety cocoa tones".- - (For the full article, see the Friday, May 13, 2005 edition of the Wall Street Journal .)

ZW99: China White Paklum Tips Reserve (60g)

One of the finest organic white teas produced. The light-golden infusion has a rich, buttery body, and savory aroma. The delicate, clean flavor of the tea is exceptional, with a sweet, mellow finish. Highly recommended.

ZY40: Yunnan GFOP (125g)

High-grown Yunnan of excellent quality. Sold by some as the best available, this grade is actually the best of the commonly available grades. Brisk flavor without the harshness of lesser Yunnan teas.

ZY42: Yunnan Harvest Time Golden (125g)

A superb Yunnan black tea, accented with golden tips. This selection has a sweet, earthy aroma. The pleasing flavor is smooth and mellow, with notes of toffee.

ZY45: Yunnan FBOP (125g)

A Broken Orange Pekoe from Yunnan province, this tea is a hearty version of the whole-leaf varieties. Try it with milk for a British style Yunnan cup.

ZY48: China Yunnan Jing Mao Hou (100g)

This Yunnan province organic tea is well balanced with bright flavor, smoothness, and a hint of pungency. Apple-like notes are noticeable within the flavor nuances. The name literally means "Golden Monkey Hair," referring to the luxuriant golden leaf tips.

ZY51: Yunnan TGFOP (125g)

This superior China black tea is a great after dinner tea. Stands up nicely to milk; delectable plain. (Our original China Yunnan, introduced as item TP50.)

ZY62: Organic Yunnan Dao Ming (125g)

This Yunnan has a deep red infusion with a smooth body. The liquor is refreshing with sweet, molasses-like notes and malty/spicy nuances.

ZY64: Organic Yunnan Select Dao Ming (125g)

Distinctive leaves with a high concentration of golden tips yield a lovely dark amber cup. The liquor has full body and rich flavor. The aroma conveys the gentle floral and spicy notes that add a pleasing complexity to the liquor.

ZY66: Organic China Yunnan Shui Jiu (125g)

A Yunnan with attractive, stylish leaves containing a medium concentration of tippy, golden-colored buds. The flavor is somewhat malty with the medium body and spicy tones characteristic of a high quality Yunnan. This superb selection can be enjoyed any time of day. Milk will tease out some sweetness, but this tea is excellent plain.

ZY74: Yunnan Jing Mao Hou Select (100g)

This beautifully crafted selection of organic Jing Mao Hou (Golden Monkey Hair) has a high concentration of golden tips. The cup has gentle spicy notes with hints of nutmeg, and a sweet, malty finish that lingers on the palate. Can be enjoyed with milk or plain.

ZY84: Yunnan Rare Grade (80g)

Bold, well-formed leaves with a very high concentration of golden tips yield a tea with complex flavor and pronounced sweetness. Hints of cocoa and a silky smooth complexion round out the profile. Recommended for any time of day.

ZY86: China Yunnan Imperial (125g)

Grown in the mountains of the Yunnan province, this special selection has rich flavor and intense aroma. The malty/earthy notes are accented with hints of spice and citrus.

ZY93: China Yunnan Golden Temple (80g)

A superb Yunnan with limited production. The bold, stylish, golden tips yield a flavorful cup of complex flavors. Spicy notes are slightly dominant in the aftertaste.

AI33: Clip For Filter Bags (filter)

The metal infuser clip is used to secure the top of the disposable filter bags. Removal is easy with the attached metal chain. (For use with AI42 or AI43).

AI35: Filter Holder (filter)

The filter bags (AI41) fit securely over the base of this black holder which rests on top of a mug or teapot.

AI41: Unbleached Teapot Filter Bags (100)

These filter bags are designed for use with the plastic holder (AI35). Measures 5" long by 4" wide.

AI42: Unbleached Cup/Mug Filter Bags (100)

The unbleached paper filter bags are ideal for infusing a single cup of tea. (For use with AI33). Measures 3 1/2" long by 2 1/2" wide. 1 1/2" flap folds over opening.

AI43: Unbleached Teapot Filter Bags (100)

Unbleached teapot filter bags make infusing loose tea simple. Try securing the top with one of the metal holders (AI33). Measures 5" long by 3" wide. 2" flap folds over opening.

AI52: Cotton Tea Sock (size 2) (cotton)

This is the universal infuser for virtually any teapot. The 3 1/2 in. diameter wire-coated hoop rests around the rim of your teapot, and the fine cotton sock retains even the smallest tea particles.

AI53: Cotton Tea Sock (size 3) (cotton)

This is the universal infuser for virtually any teapot. The 4 in. diameter wire-coated hoop rests around the rim of your teapot, and the fine cotton sock retains even the smallest tea particles.

AJ07: Japanese Matcha Scoop (matcha)

Made in Japan, this bamboo scoop is ideal for the preparation of Cha-no-yu.

AJ08: Japanese Matcha Wisk (120 Strands) (matcha)

Made in Japan, this 120-strand bamboo wisk is ideal for the preparation of Cha-no-yu.

AJ10: Japanese Matcha Wisk (75 Strands) (matcha)

Made in Japan, this 75-strand bamboo wisk is ideal for the preparation of Cha-no-yu.

AJ14: Matcha Set (matcha)

The bamboo wisk and Matcha bowl are an excellent set for the preparation of Cha-no-yu.

AJ18: Matcha Set with Tea (matcha)

This complete set includes a Matcha bowl, bamboo wisk, scoop and tin of Japanese Matcha for the preparation of Cha-no-yu. Makes a great gift for the Japanese tea lover!

AJ61: Matcha Bowl - Nodate (nodate)

Traditional matcha bowl used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu. Simple cream color with light clay base.

AJ62: Matcha Bowl - Hisui (hisui)

Traditional matcha bowl used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu. Emerald green with light clay base.

AJ63: Matcha Bowl - Ame (ame)

Traditional matcha bowl used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu. Mustard/copper color, green bleed accents, and a light clay base.

AJ64: Matcha Bowl - Yellow Seto (yellow seto)

Traditional matcha bowl used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu. Pale yellow body with green streaks and a light clay base.

AJ66: Matcha Bowl - Oribesansui (oribesansui)

Traditional matcha bowl used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu. Partial black glaze with handpainted scene. Light clay base.

AJ71: Sencha Teapot - White and Blue (sencha)

Traditional Japanese side-handled teapot. White body with hand painted scene in blue. The plastic strainer attached to the inside of the pot separates the tea leaves from the infusion when pouring. This teapot will hold 8.5 oz. (250 cc).

AJ73: Sencha Teapot - Cherry Blossom (sencha)

Traditional Japanese side-handled teapot. White body with hand painted cherry blossoms. A removable plastic infuser and ceramic strainer attached to the inside of the pot separate the tea leaves from the infusion. This teapot will hold 13.5 oz. (400 cc).

AJ75: Sencha Teapot - Olive (sencha)

Traditional Japanese side-handled teapot. Olive green body with decorative ridges. The metal strainer attached to the inside of the pot separates the tea leaves from the infusion when pouring. This teapot will hold 11 oz. (320 cc).

AK43: Hobbs Cordless Carousel Kettle with OPTEC Disk (Satin Finish) (electric)

This innovative stainless steel kettle holds up to 1.8 quarts (1.7 liters) of water. The OPTEC disk makes this one of the fastest and most efficient kettles on the market. Inside the kettle, a mesh filter eliminates any unwanted particles from the boiled water. The kettle rests on a base which powers the electric heating element; the base has a standard power cord. An automatic device shuts off the kettle as soon as the water begins to boil. Manufactured in England.

AK62: Chef's Choicer Cordless Electric Hot Pot (electric)

A cordless design with easy-pour, easy-fill features and an external water gauge. The 1500-watt heating element enclosed below the stainless floor of the Hot Pot ensures no mineral build-up on the element. 1 3/4 quart capacity. Easy-clean seamless 18/10 stainless interior. Automatically shuts off when water boils (in addition to a double boil-dry safety shut-off). Safety lock on lid. UL listed. One year warranty.

AK64: Chef's Choicer Cordless Electric Kettle (electric)

1.75-quart capacity with an exterior water gauge for easy measuring. The powerful 1500-watt heating element is hidden beneath the stainless floor of the unit, so it is never in contact with water, eliminating build-up of mineral deposits and allowing for easy clean-up. The cordless design allows the kettle to be lifted from its base for convenient filling and serving. Constructed of high-quality brushed stainless steel. Features: automatic-shut-off, double boil-dry safety shut-off and lid-lock. UL listed. One year warranty.-

AK66: Chef's Choicer Cordless Electric Kettle (Platinum) (electric)

1.75-quart capacity with an exterior water gauge for easy measuring. The powerful 1500-watt heating element is hidden beneath the stainless floor of the unit, so it is never in contact with water, eliminating build-up of mineral deposits and allowing for easy clean-up. The cordless design allows the kettle to be lifted from its base for convenient filling and serving. The body and lid are constructed of high-quality brushed stainless steel. Features: automatic shut-off, double boil-dry safety shut-off and lid-lock. UL listed. One year warranty.-

AK68: Chef's Choicer Deluxe Cordless Electric Teakettle (electric)

The 1500-watt heating element boils water quickly and is enclosed below the stainless floor of the kettle to prevent the build-up of mineral deposits. Its 1 1/3 quart capacity holds more than enough water for a full pot of tea. Automatically shuts off when water boils; double boil-dry safety mechanism. UL listed. One year limited warranty.-

AM300: Plain White Infuser Mug (infuser)

Standard 10oz. mug with an infuser and lid. An image of this particular pattern can be seen by clicking on this item's name.

AM50: Upton Tea Imports Mug (porcelain)

Standard 10 oz. porcelain mug with the Upton Tea Imports black teapot logo. At the base of the mug, the names of principal tea sources are listed: "Africa - China - India - Japan - Nepal - Sri Lanka - Taiwan." A microwave-safe gold rim (halo) tops the mug. Let everyone know where you get your favorite tea!

AR09: Tea Spoon - Gold Color (tea)

Gold-colored spoon with ball detail on end of handle. Measures 5 3/4" long by 1 1/8" wide. Ideal for spooning small portions of tea, sugar, honey, or jelly.

AR11: Tea Scoop - Silver Plated (tea)

Silver-plated tea scoop. Measures 5 5/8" long by 1 1/2" wide. Scoop is 1" deep. Great for measuring tea from your favorite container.

AR31: Tea Tasting Set (one)

Manufactured in Sri Lanka of fine porcelain, these professional tea tasting sets are identical to those used by our in-house tea tasters. Each 3-piece set consists of a 5 oz. cup, matching lid, and tasting bowl. These sets make tea-tasting easy, and the white porcelain enhances the true color of the tea. -For more instructions on how to use the tasting set, click here .-

AR44: Digital Pocket Tea Scale (tea)

The tremendous range of leaf styles in loose leaf teas makes measuring by volume imprecise. Our digital tea scale solves this problem in a unique way, by introducing a special 'Cupweight' mode. In this mode, the scale displays the precise number of cups that a portion of tea will yield, based on the industry standard of 2- grams per 6-ounce cup. Note that this scale will also weigh in grams, ounces and pennyweight (dwt mode). -Each scale is precisely calibrated at the factory. For those who wish to periodically calibrate their scale according to the instruction manual, we offer a 200g calibration weight ( AR45 ). - -Note: Requires 4 AAA batteries (not included).- -For further information on our digital tea scale, click here .

AR45: 200g Calibration Weight (200g)

A 200g calibration weight, for use with our Digital Pocket Tea Scale (AR44). -For instructions on calibrating your digital tea scale, click here .

AS22: Italian Tea Strainer (mesh)

When loose leaves are steeped in a teapot or cup, the tea should be poured through a sieve to stop infusion. This stainless steel, fine mesh strainer is excellent for separating even the smallest loose tea leaves from the liquor.

AS40: Bamboo Handle Strainer (mesh)

This stainless steel strainer has a unique bamboo handle and unusually deep basket. The fine mesh will separate even small, BOP leaves from the infusion. Can also be used as an infuser in a teacup.

AS80: Carlo Giannini Stainless Steel Sieve (mesh)

This durable stainless steel sieve allows you to separate loose tea leaves from the liquor and to halt the infusion process.

AS91: Chatsford Mug Strainer Kit (1)

The Chatsford mug infuser is ideal for brewing a single cup of loose tea, and the matching plastic case serves as a retainer for the infuser after steeping. Holes in the lid allow used tea leaves to dry.

AT05: Silver Sampler Tin (sampler)

These are the small tins that we use for our sampler sets. One tin will hold about 35 grams of tea. Case of 24. (Also available as single units.)

AT10: Small Black Plug Top Tin with Lid (small)

This standard tea tin is black enamel with a gold top and bottom. A matching gold plug-top lid creates an airtight seal. This tin will hold up to 125g of tea depending on leaf size.

AT20: Large Black Plug Top Tin with Lid (large)

This standard tea tin is black enamel with a gold top and bottom. A matching gold plug-top lid creates an airtight seal. This tin will hold up to 250g of tea depending on leaf size.

AT30: Extra Large Black Plug Top Tin with Lid (extra large)

This standard tea tin is black enamel with a gold top and bottom. A matching gold plug-top lid creates an airtight seal. This tin will hold up to 500g of tea depending on leaf size.

AT53: Stainless Steel Tea Caddy (tea)

These stainless steel tins are an excellent way to store your favorite teas and protect them from harmful light, temperature, and moisture all at once. The lid is imprinted with 'uptontea.com' and will hold approximately the same quantity of leaf that one of our single packets will hold (usually 125 grams).

AT901: ISIS Tea Caddy - Playful Monkey (hand-painted)

This English bone china caddy is a charming collector's item. Handpainted scenes depict a monkey engaged in delightful activities that include prancing in a jester outfit and relaxing under a parasol. Sterling silver lid. Caddy measures 5" x 4" x 3".

BA04: Green Rooibos Poire Creme (125g)

A pleasing blend of green Rooibos and sunflower petals, flavored with pear and cream. This caffeine-free tisane can be enjoyed any time of day.

BA06: Rooibos Rote Grutze (125g)

A blend of green and red Rooibos, flavored with a light berry note, and accented with dried blackcurrants, blueberries, strawberries and wild cherries. The well balanced cup has a creamy complexion. Caffeine free.

BA10: South African Rooibos (Red Bush) (125g)

Rooibos contains natural vitamin C, and is completely free of caffeine. The flavor is mildly citric with a hint of vanilla.

BA12: Rooibos Pretoria Blend (125g)

Rooibos, flavored and blended with hibiscus, rose petals, blue mallow blossoms and sunflower petals. A caffeine-free beverage.

BA14: South African Rooibos (Red Bush) Super Grade (125g)

The top grade of Rooibos is denoted as the Super Grade. The superior flavor and quality of this grade is noticeable.

BA15: Rooibos Lemon Yogurt (125g)

South African Rooibos flavored with citrus and yogurt and accented with dried citrus peels, blackcurrants, yogurt bits and lemon myrtle. A refreshing, caffeine-free blend for everyday consumption. Also good for iced tea.

BA17: Rooibos Mint Chocolate Chip (125g)

This refreshing tisane is blended and flavored with chocolate bits and real spearmint. The cup is smooth and delicate. A caffeine-free beverage that is enjoyable both hot and iced.

BA19: Rooibos Earl Grey (125g)

A superior grade of Rooibos, scented with oil of bergamot. An excellent caffeine free alternative for Earl Grey aficionados.

BA22: Rooibos Apple Cider (125g)

Rooibos, flavored and blended with apple pieces and a touch of mint. A caffeine-free beverage that is wonderful hot or cold.

BA24: South African Honeybush, Grade A (100g)

Cyclopia intermedia , popularly known as Honeybush, is indigenous to South Africa. The herbal infusion from this bush, which has a pleasing floral-citrus flavor, has been enjoyed for ages. Steep for five to ten minutes. A caffeine-free beverage.

BA25: Rooibos Candied Almond (125g)

A delightful tea, flavored and blended with candied almonds and naturally colored sugar hearts. An excellent children's tea, and sure to bring back childhood memories among adult imbibers. Contains no caffeine.

BA26: Honeybush Vanilla (125g)

A delightful, balanced blend of honeybush and genuine Bourbon vanilla. A caffeine-free beverage for any time of day.

BA27: Honeybush Green (125g)

Honeybush is gaining popularity as a caffeine-free alternative to decaffeinated teas. This unfermented version, which is higher in anti-oxidants than traditional Honeybush, has an invigorating aroma and flavor notes of citrus and sweet apricot. Steep for 5 to 10 minutes.

BA33: Rooibos Chai (125g)

South African Rooibos flavored with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, citrus peels, anise, pepper, and cloves. A caffeine-free beverage.

BA38: Organic Rooibos Vanilla (125g)

Organically grown Rooibos flavored with genuine Bourbon vanilla. A great organic addition to our Rooibos offerings.

BF40: Organic Raspberry Fruit Tea (125g)

An organic, caffeine-free fruit tea with dried apple, hibiscus, rose hips, and natural flavoring.

BF45: Cape Cod Cranberry Fruit Tea (125g)

A special blend of dried cranberries, rose hips, hibiscus and apple bits. Caffeine free and delicious.

BF60: Rote Grütze (Red Groats) (125g)

Dried berries, rose-hips and flavoring yield a red liquor, bright harmony of tart flavors, and natural vitamin C. Contains no caffeine.

BF62: Strawberry/Kiwi Fruit Tea (125g)

A caffeine-free fruit tea with fruit pieces, hibiscus flowers, rose-hips and flavoring.

BF63: Strawberry Cream Fruit Tea (125g)

A caffeine-free berry tea with natural vitamin C. Contains rose hips, hibiscus flowers, dried fruit and flavoring.

BF64: Maracuja/Orange Fruit Tea (125g)

A caffeine-free fruit tea with natural vitamin C. Contains fruit pieces, rose-hips, hibiscus flowers, citrus peel and flavoring.

BF66: Peach Melba Fruit Tea (125g)

A caffeine-free berry tea with peaches and cream taste. Contains hibiscus flowers, dried fruit, sunflower petals and flavoring.

BF68: Vanilla Cream Fruit Tea (125g)

A caffeine-free fruit tea with hibiscus flowers, apple bits, rose hips, genuine Bourbon vanilla and flavoring.

BF70: Turkish Apple (125g)

A caffeine-free fruit tea with real apple pieces and flavoring. The liquor is aromatic, and the taste is both sweet and tart. Try an eight minute infusion and enjoy.

BH20: Green Yerba Maté (125g)

Also known as Paraguay tea or Brazilian tea. This caffeine bearing plant is valued for its stimulating properties. We offer an excellent grade.

BH22: Roasted Yerba Maté (100g)

The same premium grade of Mat- as BH20, roasted until lightly browned. Contains caffeine.

BH33: Lapacho (Pao d'archo) (100g)

A pleasant, sweet beverage which is reported to have many health benefits. We recommend it for its pleasing flavor. Made from the inner bark of the lapacho tree, this herbal contains no caffeine.

BH43: Domestic Spearmint (50g)

Coarse cut for blending with green tea or steeping alone as a refreshing herbal beverage.

BH44: Berry Herb Blend (60g)

A blend of lemon grass, hibiscus, chamomile, spearmint, licorice root, black currants, ginger, elderberry flowers, cactus flowers, and natural flavoring. Contains no caffeine.

BH46: Certified Organic Peppermint (50g)

Fresh tasting, highly aromatic, very round peppermint flavor.

BH50: Egyptian Chamomile (40g)

Whole dried flowers, with a high concentration of flavor oils. Yields a rich, deep-yellow cup. A caffeine-free beverage.

BH55: Rose hips (125g)

Coarse cut and ideal for infusion in a Chatsford teapot. The liquor has a mildly floral and tart flavor. Naturally rich in vitamin C. A caffeine-free beverage.

BH60: Hibiscus Flowers, Coarse Cut (125g)

Naturally rich in vitamin C. The ruby-red liquor is tart and refreshing. Caffeine free.

BH65: Lemon Grass, Coarse Cut (50g)

Golden-yellow liquor with brisk lemon flavor and aroma. A caffeine-free beverage.

BH68: Zesty Lemon (80g)

An enticing, caffeine-free blend of olive leaves, basil, rosemary, linden flowers, lemon grass, citrus peels, licorice root, marigold blossoms, and natural flavoring.

BH75: Chamillo Blend (60g)

A blend of chamomile, citrus peels, rose-hips, orange blossoms, lemon grass, mint, hibiscus, and flavoring. A relaxing cup of tea.