Tea For Him
We recommend these teas for men. Not only as they are more masculine in taste and design, but also have a distinct sense of adventure.
Treasures of the Empire Giftbox
Experience tea at its most magnificent, with our pairing of some of the most highly prized teas from two of the great ancient empires. Relive the glorious days of exploration and discovery with the best from the Asia beutiflly packaged in a special gift set.
Includes the award winning White Monkey green tea. Grown on Wuyi Mountain in Fujian, China, this unusually light green tea derives its name from the way its leaves look like monkeys paws. Plucked and processed entirely by hand, it is fresh, mellow, sweet and fragrant.
Paired with the equally intriguing Sikkim Temi first flush black tea. Acclaimed as one of the best tea producers in India, the Temi Tea Garden is the only estate in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim. It produces rare high-grown teas, similar to neighboring Darjeeling, but from distinctly younger bushes. The gorgeous looking leaves deliver a refined golden liquor with hints of ripe fruits.
The most English of all our teas. Many myths and recipes surround Earl Grey, whose distinctive flavour and aroma come from combining black teas with oil extracted from bergamot rind. For this blend we have blended premium grade southern Italian bergamot oil with Keemun, Assam, Darjeeling and Ceylon teas. Producing a light yet fragrant, and stylishly complex refreshing brew.
"There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea"Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Lovers Gift Box
The perfumed femininity of Jasmine tea pairs a classic gentleman’s brew. For a couple or a tea lover to share with someone special.
Many myths and recipes surround Earl Grey, whose distinctive flavour and aroma come from combining black teas with oil extracted from bergamot rind. Our blenders skilfully balance southern Italian bergamot oil with Keemun, Formosa Oolong, Assam, Darjeeling and Ceylon teas, for a fragrant, refreshing and stylishly complex brew.
Paired with a delicate, intensely fragrant Jasmine tea from the mist shrouded mountains of northern Fujian, China. Tender, silver tipped tea buds are layered with freshly gathered jasmine blossoms, before being hand-rolled into elegant pearls.
Adventurer's Companion Gift Box
Travel on a sensory journey from the Cederberg Mountains in the semi-desert Western Cape of South Africa to the rolling verdant hills of Nepal. Taking you back two centuries when European adventurers and traders were discovering new worlds and setting up tea estates from India to Africa, these two teas will take you on a journey of sensuous delight.
The most tea-like of herbal teas, naturally caffeine free Rooibos (Redbush is renowned for its health properties. From the Wiedouw estate in the Cederberg Mountains of South Africa, where it is organically grown, hand-picked and cured naturally in the sun, this special long-cut Rooibos has a soothing aroma and sweet vibrant taste.
Paired with a delicious first flush from Nepal, whose tea industry has been slow to develop, but the fantastic, little-known, Darjeeling-style teas from this fabled Himalayan land are starting to make waves. This wonderfully complex tea, from the Fikkal tea estate in Ilam, delivers an amazing jammy sweetness, and pepper, caramel and almond flavours that linger tantalisingly on the tongue.