Tea Reviews

Afternoon Tea With Chateau Rouge Vanilla Rooibos Cupcakes – recipe by The Charmed Cupcake

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

‘Chateau Rouge!?’ I hear you say.

You are probably thinking I am somewhere in the heart of France enjoying afternoon tea in a Château. I wish I was – I love tea and I love châteaux. In actual fact Chateau Rouge is the name of a luxury tea company based in London.

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A Very Special Himalayan Oolong Tea Moment – Review by Jen Picotti (International Tea Moments)

Monday, April 8th, 2013

I like to start my day with something dark and serious. A cup of tea that can grab me by the shoulders and give me a good shake. But recently, I’ve noticed that after lunch, I’ve got a hankerin’ for something a little more mellow. Still bold – I need to know it’s there – but slightly… less intense.

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Wiedouw Rooibos and Ferguson’s Ceylon Review – Queenie and the Dew

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Like many bloggers, a steaming hot cup of tea is a necessary part of my daily routine. In fact, my housemate and I don’t just have the odd box of tea. We have an entire cupboard crammed full of the stuff: Earl Grey, Lady Grey, English Breakfast, builders’, peppermint, lemon and ginger, rooibos, chamomile, Darjeeling straight from India, chai, green tea, Dorchester anniversary blend. You name it, we’ve probably got it.  Read the rest of this entry »


Himalayan Oolong Tea Review – teastreetblog.com

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

You are: Amongst beautiful tea gardens high up in the Nepalese Himalayas

Drinking: Chateau Rouge Organic Oolong Tea

“Sorry, Oo-what?”  Yes I’m sorry to say I’d previously been dragging my heels when it came to trying Oolong Teas.  Having just got to grips with the many different types of black, green and white teas, I just didn’t know if I was ready to venture into this new tea world that people raved about!

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Ferguson’s Ceylon Black Tea Review – teastreetblog.com

Monday, January 28th, 2013

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 »