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Japan has been growing and enjoying tea for over a thousand years. There is a rich tradition with tea ceremonies alongside commercial production of bottled cold teas. Japan grows a lot of green teas and is the home of some distinct varieties such as sencha and matcha.

Blog - India Darjeeling Rohini First Flush Spring Regalia Black Tea

April 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the April 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Here’s a closer look at the four exciting new teas that we are sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a Moc Chau Green Heart Oolong from Vietnam that is lightly oxidised and…
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Blog - India Darjeeling Rohini Emerald Vintage Green Tea

March 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a vibrantly verdant ‘deep steamed’ Makinohara Fukamushi Sencha green tea from Japan. The second light tea is…
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Blog - Taiwan Nantou County Yuchi Assamica TRES8 Sun Moon Lake Black Tea

January 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Happy 2019 to all our friends and subscribers! Welcome to the January 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription. Let’s take a look at the four new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a lovely Roasted Sencha green tea from Japan…
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Makinohara Kukicha

December 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Merry Christmas to all our friends and subscribers! It’s been another fantastic year here at Curious Tea. We have featured some fantastic teas this year but we have saved a couple of particularly special ones until Christmas! So welcome to the December 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription and…
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Blog - China Yunnan Red Dian Hong Jin Zhen Golden Needle Chinese Black Tea

May 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to May 2018 edition of Curious Tea’s subscriptions! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. This month we feature two teas that come from the same source in northern Thailand – green and black versions of the same tea. The first…
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Blog - Japan - Tsukigase Yamatomidori Wakocha

April 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to April 2018’s edition of Curious Tea’s subscriptions! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this April is Ashikita Zairai Kamairicha, a heritage green tea from Japan that is crafted from a native cultivar and pan-fried, resulting…
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Blog - Kirishima Sencha Kukicha Kagoshima Japan Green Tea

November 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the November 2017 edition of tea subscription! As usual we have four exciting new teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this November is Ruan Zhi Oolong, a light and floral oolong from Santikhiri in Northern Thailand. The second light tea is Sencha…
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Laos Bolaven Plateau Bolaven Nang Bua Saa Dam Black Tea Leaf

October 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the October 2017 edition of tea subscription! As usual we have four interesting new teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this October is Jade Oolong from central Taiwan, which has a wonderful balance of buttery and floral flavours. The second light tea…
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