The enjoyment of tea drinking is shared by many around the world whether as a connoisseur of tea, delighting in delicate infusions, or preferring more humble brews with hug-a-mug comfort. I’ve come across tea lovers who have elevated preparation and imbibing to the point of ritual; all well and good if you have the time for such practices. For others an appreciation of tea exists in the choice of tea bags available on the supermarket shelf.
Having already enjoyed Chateau Rouge’s Rooibos teas, I just had to try their Ferguson’s Ceylon black tea when I heard it received the ‘Great Taste’ Gold Award 2012! So on went my explorer’s hat and off I went to find out where on earth Ceylon was and what I thought of this award winning tea… Read the rest of this entry »
Great Taste Awards Gold Winner 2012: Wiedouw long cut Organic Rooibos and Ferguson’s Ceylon black tea – 20% discount for January online only!Sunday, January 13th, 2013
Of all the UK’s food award schemes, GREAT TASTE is the most important. Completely independent and uncompromisingly rigorous, it is trusted by retailers, buyers and consumers. GREAT TASTE is to speciality food and drink what MICHELIN is to fine dining. Read the rest of this entry »
Please note the last shipment date for guaranteed Christmas delivery is by 12h00 on 18/12/12. We are closed between Christmas and New Years day (inclusive) and all orders placed during this period will only be delivered once we reopen in January 2013.
However we are offering FREE shipping on all UK orders from 19-31 December 2012, with the delivery of your orders then the start of January 2013.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for their support through 2012, and very excited for 2013 as planning a number of range extensions and will continue on our mission to discover the worlds most remarkable teas.
From all of us at Chateau Rouge, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2013
Christmas 2012 Advent Calendar
Maybe this has happened to you… Someone loves coffee. You love tea. You want to be more than co-hot-drinkers. If only your “someone” would share your sipping. It’s a hard road, to convert someone from one hot-drink preference to another. Not that you would presume to try such a thing. But what if you had a moment of naughty intention, just for the sake of… you know, bonding over loose leaves?
We have had a couple of our customers ask about our Rooibos Vanilla wanting to know what the vanilla is and how it is made. The Chateau Rouge Rooibos Vanilla tea is 100% organic; so all ingredients need to be 100% natural and organic. We use one of the best vanillas in the world, from Madagascar where it is grown totally organic. Read the rest of this entry »
We would like to congratulate the 2012 London Olympics Competition Winners. Your prizes our on the way to you shortly!
We would like to also thank everyone who entered and made the games at Chateau Rouge, that little bit more enjoyable. While we couldn’t enter ourselves we ran tallies, and pleased to say our winners came out on top.
It’s Olympics fever, and with the main event kicking off this evening you can’t help but get excited! Even the most sceptical amongst us is beginning to warm up to the fact that this is one of the most exciting events in the world, and the fact that it only happens every four years is even more exciting. This year London is playing host to the games promising an event like never before, and being a tea drinking nation, to celebrate we thought to join in the festivities with a special competition of our own…