Teas of UK & Europe From around the world

No one knows for certain when tea first arrived in the UK. We do know that is was popular as early as 1660 and that it was Catherine Breganza of Portugal, wife of King Charles 2nd, who helped to promote “taking tea” in to a popular pastime.

Later, around the 1800’s, Anna, Duchess of Bedford, came about the idea of having Afternoon Tea  between lunch and dinner in order to stave off hunger – the tradition grew and is still very popular in hotels and tea shops around the country today.

Although the vast majority of tea is grown in warmer climates, there is one UK estate in Cornwall called Tregothnan that grows and manufactures tea. There are also a great number of herbs grown within the UK and Europe – these are often drunk straight or blended and/or scented to create fruit or herbal infusions

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  A black leaf tea from Anhui Province of Eastern China is carefully scented with Vanill..
  Produced in Germany, has a slightly sweet, straw like flavour. Brew with freshly d..
  A black leaf blended with orange peel, clove buds, almonds, hibiscus, cornflower petal..
  This is a traditional South American drink grown and harvested in it’s Natural Forest ..
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