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Autumn 2014

October 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Autumn is now upon us, Rare Tea Lady is off on some more adventures across the pond, and those of us still in London are embracing the colder, darker days with cups of delicious tea, of course.

Free Tea for Diwali

September 10, 2014 | 0 comments

To celebrate Diwali Festival of Light we're offering our internet customers a free tin of light and delicous Indian tea.

Delicate and exquisite Andalusian almond flowers

August 8, 2014 | 0 comments

We have something new and rather lovely...

A rare almond blossom harvested by hand from a small, private estate in the hills of Southern Spain.

New Tea and New Adventures

July 17, 2014 | 1 comment

I'm about to leave for Nepal and India to search for some new tea gardens and visit old friends.  It's monsoon season with plenty of thunderstorms so it should be a particulary exciting Himalayan trip. I was stuck by lightening in the Andes and lived - so fingers crossed my luck hold's out.


Before I go I wanted to let you know about two new black teas. We need to make room at HQ for the new discoveries I'll be bringing back from this trip - so please do your bit, try these two and free up some room.  Please Drink your tea Responsibly. 

Rare Tea is 10 years old....

June 9, 2014 | 0 comments

I know it's hard to fathom but Rare Tea Company is almost ten years old.


Henrietta has been the tea-lady for a decade.  We thought that might be cause for a celebration and possibly a stiff drink.


So we are hosting our first ever cocktail competition - and we'd be honoured if you might submit a recipe.

The Tea-Lady and Diana Kennedy

May 27, 2014 | 0 comments

Whist I was in Mexico hunting for rare herbs last month I had the huge honour to spend time with the legendary Diana Kennedy at her house in Michoacán.

An update from Mexico.

May 13, 2014 | 0 comments

The Tea-Lady was extremely lucky to visit one of our newest farms - Rancho la Paz in Valle Bravo, Mexico.

Update from LA

April 25, 2014 | 0 comments

Quick update from LA from the tea-lady.

It's everything you'd want it to be and so much more.


April 24, 2014 | 0 comments

The Tea Lady is adventuring again.

Claridge's: the best Afternoon Tea in the world

April 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Claridge’s: the best Afternoon Tea in the world. 

For the ultimate English Afternoon there is no competition.  It has to be Claridge's.

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