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Beginners Guide to Tea

Beginners Guide to Tea

Tea has a deep and rich variety of flavors beyond the familiar black tea and green tea. The story of tea is expansive and beautiful to explore, and your invitation for a new and flavorful journey has arrived. Discover our best resources for beginners.

White Tea Rose Melange
Floral with a fresh minty finish
Item No.: OWTRM-OP
$55.00 Out of stock
Vanilla Mint Chai
Decadent vanilla bean and sweet Saigon Cinnamon complement smooth, rich pu'er tea
Item No.: OVMC-OP

What is Tea?

The word “tea” is often used to refer to many herbs and botanicals that are brewed with hot water, although all true tea comes from a type of single plant.

Turmeric Ginger
An enlivening blend of golden turmeric with spicy ginger and zesty citrus
Item No.: OTUR-QP
Turmeric Chai
An exquisite blend of revitalizing and pungent turmeric balanced with classic chai spices and enriched with roasted coconut, sumptuous vanilla bean, and creamy sarsaparilla root.

The Simple Way to Brew Loose Leaf

Our simple brew teapot is a great way to enjoy loose leaf tea every day. The glass brew pot allows you to watch your favorite teas infuse and expand.

Tropical Coconut
A rejuvenating blend of flowery oolong tea paired with refreshing, creamy coconut.
Kotodo Tin
Item No.: TSM175

Why Water Temperature is Important

When you use the correct water temperature it can open up a whole world of flavor that you never knew existed within tea.

Tangerine Ginger
A punchy hibiscus blend with zesty, revitalizing ginger and succulent citrus.
Item No.: OTG-OP
Silver Needles
Reserve white tea with a sublime, sweet flavor and rich, savory finish
Item No.: OSNP250-RP
Sencha Superior
Fresh, grassy high notes with a smooth body, savory flavor and crisp finish
Item No.: OSENSUP50-RP