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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Thursday, 13 June 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

What is English Breakfast Tea?

Our classic English Breakfast tea is from one of the largest tea exporters in the world, Sri Lanka. Read all about the tea's history and explore how the nation's favourite tea finally ends up in your cup alongside your very English breakfast!

Monday, 10 June 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

Taiwanese Tea: History & More

Taiwan is renowned for producing fine Oolong teas, due to its idealistic climate and geographical conditions.

At The Tea Makers, we are very lucky to source our oolong teas from Dong Ding and Hsinchu County. All our fine teas are reared by experienced Chefon farmers, who take great care in producing quality loose leaf oolong and black teas, capturing that true Taiwan authentici-tea.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

What is First Flush Darjeeling Tea?

Darjeeling is one of the world’s most popular teas, and is often referred to as the “champagne of tea”. First flush Darjeeling, which is the name given for the first spring buds of the year, is widely considered to signify the start of the new season. The first flush teas have a more pronounced floral aroma and offer a slightly more intense fruity flavour, distinctive to Darjeeling.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

Flavourings Explained

In this article, we explore the various types of food and drinks flavouring available; the differences between each and why they are used.

Monday, 3 June 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

Father's Day 2019 Gift Guide

Dads are always there to protect us and give us a helping hand. Show your Dad you care this Father's Day with a thoughtful gift from The Tea Makers of London. Explore our gift guide today. 

Tuesday, 9 April 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

What is White Tea?

You've heard of the everyday black teas, world-renowned to creating a smooth stimulating cup of tea. You've heard of the healthy green teas, bursting with antioxidants and becoming increasingly popular in Western culture. But have you heard of the alluring white tea? Known for its many health benefits and delicate nature, allow us to indulge you in the delights of this delicate and rare tea.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

Mother's Day, The Tea Makers' Way

Picture this: Mother's Day has arrived and you haven't booked a fancy afternoon tea. Panicked? No need to be! We have compiled a list of our favourite classy teas and teaware for you both to enjoy your own afternoon tea. Simply set up the table and bring in the cakes!

Friday, 1 March 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

What is Kombucha Tea?

Uncover the talks of this fizzy, fermented craze as we explore the tea's science and health benefits.

Thursday, 28 February 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

Tea just got so much easier with our Easy Glass Teapot

The Easy Teapot is the teapot without the stained spout or the broken lid, that you may find with other glass teapots during clumsy afternoon teas.

Its versatility and modern design allows you to enjoy the comforts of loose leaf tea, hassle-free!

Wednesday, 27 February 2019  |  The Tea Makers of London

What is Oriental Beauty Tea?

Oriental Beauty rests in a league of her own, being an exceptionally fine Taiwanese tea. Famous for its cultivation, Oriental Beauty (Dongfang meiren) has stunned Oolong lovers for centuries.


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