The Tea Journal

From in-depth stories of revered tea regions, the latest tea trends, news of seasonal blends and guides to choosing the perfect tea for you.

The Tea Makers of London's Tea Journal is packed with interesting information for tea connoisseurs and tea lovers.

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Friday, 14 August 2020

Guide To Flowering Tea 2020

Flowering tea, also known as blooming tea, is a bundle of dried leaves wrapped around one or more edible dried flowers which are made by binding tea leaves and flowers together into a bulb. Once steeped, the bundle expands and unfurls that emulates a blooming flower to produce a delicately aromatic, flavourful cup of tea.

Tuesday, 11 August 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

The Tea Makers of London support SANE

We have partnered with SANE, the UK's leading mental health charity, and together have created a special herbal blend. Read more about SANE and the services they provide, and how buying this tea can help make a difference to those affected by mental ill health.

Friday, 24 July 2020

Guide To Matcha Teas (2020)

Although Matcha has been around and consumed by the Japanese for centuries, it has in recent years gained popularity in the western world. This is mostly due to Matcha's abundance of health benefits, rich flavours and versatility.

In Japan, Matcha is synonymous with ceremony, traditions and rituals, and therefore only the traditionally made highest quality is used in Japanese tea ceremonies, hence the term “ceremonial” is associated with Matcha. Equally, producing ceremonial grade Matcha is accomplished by using ancient techniques and traditional methods.

Wednesday, 8 July 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

Sourcing News - Darjeeling First Flush 2020

From around mid March to June, the four month period is the most exciting and busiest time for our Tea Makers sourcing team. This also means a fair amount of travelling to our favourite tea growing regions and of course tasting thousands of cups of new spring harvest teas from sublime Anji Bai Cha to delicately floral Darjeeling teas. As a company, our mission is to offer an unmatched range of exquisite tea to our customers and we leave no leaf unturned in our quest to find the best teas out there. We also use this period to reflect, review and add new exciting teas from the new harvesting season.

Friday, 3 July 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

How To Make Cold Brew Tea - Recipes You Must Try This Summer 2020

Our expert tea tasters have concoted the four perfect cold brews for you to try this summer season!
We understand juggling work and family life doesn't always leave you much time to indulge in a good cuppa, and that's why we have created these easy recipes for you to follow. Quick, simple and no fuss but still with the great, quality taste of loose leaf from The Tea Makers.

Thursday, 14 May 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

5 Best Green Teas For Beginners

New to loose leaf green tea? Here are the top 5 to get you started. You have most likely have heard of green tea and its plethora of health benefits, but what if you are new to tea and unsure where to begin? We have got you covered in our beginner guide to green tea and will help you make the right choice.

Friday, 1 May 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

A Guide To Tea Meditation: How To Enhance Mindfulness With A Morning Brew

There are different forms of mindfulness and meditation that can enhance your experience ranging from yoga meditation to sound bath meditation. While there are various methods, one incredible area to explore is tea meditation which is the perfect way to start off your day.

Friday, 24 April 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

What is Dragon Well Green Tea?

Dragon Well green tea has been a part of Chinese tea culture for thousands of years, renowned for its heads of state calibre and contains many health benefits which goes back to the times of Qing Dynasty.

Wednesday, 8 April 2020  |  The Tea Makers of London

Six Teas You Have To Try This Spring In 2020

Summer breezes warm long evenings. If you love your tea, don't let spring pass you by without having taken a well-earned moment to exult in these magnificent offerings:

Thursday, 19 March 2020

How To Boost Your Immune System

At the Tea Makers of London, we have put together a complete guide to help boost your immune system. This helps protect your body from viruses and bacteria which is why keeping it strong is essential to prevent common colds and the flu. It is your number one internal defence system to shield and fight off infections too.

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