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Best Tea Cake Competition – Hotelympia 2014. Like or Share to WIN!

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

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Our New Best Cake Awards COMPETITION starting today – for the next 10 days vote for your favourite cake from this years Hotelympia to WIN a Chateau Rouge Luxury Tea Hamper!

TO ENTER: all you need to do is follow our daily posts on FACEBOOK, TWITTER or GOOGLE+ and LIKE/SHARE. Please include: #chateaurougeteaparty #Hotelympia2014 and cake number: #cake1#cake2#cake3#cake4#cake5, #cake6#cake7#cake8#cake9 and/or #cake10. The winner will be chosen randomly from all the entries for the specific cake that gets the most LIKES or SHARES. So enter each day and share with your friends for the greatest chance to WIN.

We thoroughly enjoyed the show this year! The entries were all amazing, and some really talented chefs. We honestly can’t decide ourselves which of the cakes we liked the most…

Competition closes midnight (GMT) 11th May. Winners will be announced Tuesday 13th May. PRIZE INCLUDES: Organic Honeybush Luxury Tea tin + Imperial Earl Grey Luxury Tea Tin valued at £19.90 plus Free Worldwide Shipping.

Note: We would like to say a special thank you to the organisers (Compass and Hotelympia) and especielly all the entrants! Without them this would not be possible! Unfortunately we are not able to thank you all individually but hope you will get recognised for the amazing work.


 

French Afternoon Tea

Friday, June 8th, 2012

We often asked why ‘Chateau Rouge’ and why French tea sold in England? Well the answer is really simple, besides being in love with both Paris and London, finding it impossible to have to live in only one or the other, and creating a brand that enables us to have both. The real question you may be asking is, if England is known the world over for it’s love of tea and in many ways for creating the ‘afternoon tea’ tradition, then how does France fit into the picture and do they really drink tea in France?

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Top 5 Speciality Tea Questions everyone asks

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Chateau Rouge Speciality Tea at Bath Coffee Festival

We had a great time at the Bath Coffee Festival in Bath. It was our first trip out to that part of the country since launching in Harvey Nichols. It was a fantastic weekend, and always a pleasure to visit beautiful Bath! Through serving plenty of tea samples over the 2 days, running demonstration workshops and with having the opportunity to meet hundreds tea and coffee lovers alike; I thought it would be good to highlight the main questions asked about Speciality Leaf Tea. Tea popularity is definitely on the rise and a whole tea ‘re-education’ under way – a journey of tea discovery and hopefully discovering something remarkable along the way. After all it is a journey not a destination! Read the rest of this entry »


 

Health benefits of Jasmine Green Tea. Luxury Tea Weight Loss Diet

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Chateau Rouge Green Tea Weight Loss Diet

Jasmine green tea not only tastes great but it is proven to be a great health drink too. No wonder the well fed Chinese emperors loved jasmine.According to legend a Chinese emperor in the Song dynasty (960-1279AD) used several hundred pots of jasmine to perfume the palace grounds. Read the rest of this entry »


 

The secret behind Chateau Rouge Luxury Tea Blenders Imperial Earl Grey

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Many myths and recipes surround English Earl Grey black tea, whose distinctive flavour and aroma come from combining various black teas with oil extracted from bergamot rind.

Earl Grey is named after the British Prime Minister Charles, 2nd Earl Grey (1830-1834).  Legend has it while on a diplomatic mission to China; a mandarin confided the recipe in gratitude for saving his son’s life. Read the rest of this entry »