News Tagged ‘rooibos’

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 »


The BEST Rooibos Tea in the world…

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Chateau Rouge Organic Rainforest Alliance Long cut Rooibos Redbush

Having looked at the now number of rooibos teas available in the market, and having drunk more than my fair share of Rooibos over the last 30 years, I thought it set out what really sets our Rooibos apart. Why all Rooibos was are not made equal…

Rooibos or redbush tea from South Africa is gaining such popularity that it might well rival gold and diamonds as one of South Africa’s biggest exports. So having looked at the market again the last few weeks and the number of new Rooibos tea products available, I thought this a good opportunity to take a look at what makes a good Rooibos a good Rooibos. First and foremost is the quality of the leaf – and yes, not all Rooibos teas is created equal and you do get what you pay for. Read the rest of this entry »


Start your ‘January Detox’ early this year…

Friday, December 16th, 2011

This year we deciding to start our January Detox early, with a ‘herbal tea challenge’. Instead of caffeine fuelled drinks, for the next 2 weeks over Christmas we decided to drink only caffeine free herbal ’tisanes’: Honeybush, Rooibos and Peppermint (although Seán still loves his Darjeeling and swears by his green tea after every meal). Read the rest of this entry »


Wiedouw single estate Organic Rooibos – available exclusively in the UK at Chateau Rouge Luxury Teas

Friday, May 13th, 2011

The Wiedouw Rooibos Tea Estate

Wiedouw Long-cut Organic Rooibos Tea is available exclusively here at Chateau Rouge Luxury Teas. We sell the only true single estate long-cut Rooibos tea in the UK, and as far as we are aware are the only company importing and selling Rooibos direct from the tea farm in South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »