Darjeeling tagged posts

Darjeeling refers to a hilly district in West Bengal state in northeast India, bordering Bhutan and Nepal. Teas grown here tend to use a small-leaved Chinese variety. Combined with high altitudes, the resulting drink is lighter than most black teas.

Dong Cheon Tea Field, Jirisan, Hwagae Valley, Hadong County, South Korea

September 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to our September 2017 edition of our tea subscription! As ever we have four new and exciting teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea for September is Dong Cheon Daejak Nokcha, a wonderfully unique and unusual green tea from South Korea with a captivating…
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Taiwan Nantou Organic Mi Xian Honey GABA Oolong

July 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to July 2017 Curious Tea subscriptions! As always we have some new and exciting teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first tea is a one-off Mi Xian ‘Honey’ GABA Oolong, an unusual find from Taiwan that acquired a lovely honey character from unique weather patterns in…
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Tai Ping Hou Kui Peaceful Monkey King Hunag Shan Anhui China Green Tea

December 2016: Tai Ping Hou Kui, Red Buffalo Oolong, Jasmine Silver Needle, Darjeeling Orange Valley

Here is another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This December we have an excellent selection of fantastic teas for you to try. We have selected the following four teas this month: a modern Chinese green tea classic, the Tai Ping Hou Kui, known as Peaceful Monkey King; a wonderfully complex…
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China Xue Long Snow Dragon Green Tea

August 2016: Snow Dragon, Raw Pu-erh Pearls, Golden Snail, Darjeeling Phoobsering

It’s time for another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! We have an intriguing selection for August for you to try. We have selected the following four teas for you this month: a Chinese tea straddling the divide between white and green, Xue Long Snow Dragon; some rather large Raw Pu-erh…
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Wen Shan Bao Zhong Taiwanese Oolong

July 2016: Colombian Green, Bao Zhong, Darjeeling Castleton, Pu-erh Pearls

It’s time for another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! We have a great selection for July for you to try. We have selected the following four teas for you this month: a real champagne of teas, a 2016 First Flush Darjeeling from Castleton Tea Estate; a delicate and floral Wen…
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Matcha Genmaicha

January 2016: Matcha Genmaicha, Dong Ding, Red Thunder, Zhenyuan Gold

Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have very interesting teas for you to taste and hopefully these will help along with any healthy New Year’s resolutions! For the opening month of 2016 we have a very tasty and fun genmaicha (mixed with matcha) tea from…
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Dian Hong Black Pagoda

December 2015: Ginseng Oolong, Tai Ping Hou Kui, Makaibari, Dian Hong

In December 2015 we are featuring the following teas for our tea club subscribers: Light: King Ginseng Oolong and Tai Ping Hou Kui; Dark: Dian Hong Black Pagoda and Darjeeling Makaibari Oolong; Mixed: King Ginseng Oolong and Dian Hong Black Pagoda. Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This…
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Tuo-cha Pu-erh

October 2015 boxes: Yin Zhen, Rohini Green, Smoked Oolong, Tuo-cha

In October 2015 we are featuring the following four very different gourmet teas: A delicate Yin Zhen white tea; the rare Rohini Green tea and complex Smoked Oolong, both from India; and our first dark tea – Tuo-cha, a type of pu-erh. Light: Yin Zhen Silver Needle and Darjeeling Rohini…
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Darjeeling Gopaldhara Red Thunder Oolong

July 2015: Jin Zhu Mao Jian, Jin Shan Shi Yu, Silvertips, Gopaldhara

In July 2015 we are featuring the following varieties for our tea subscription club: two special greens from Anhui in China – Jin Zhu Mao Jian and Jin Shan Shi Yu; there is the outstanding Silvertips from Sri Lanka and a strong dark oolong from Gopaldhara estate in Darjeeling. We…
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