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.
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… Read more
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… Read more
Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have a new instalment of exciting teas for you to taste. For March 2016 we have an a delightful Kirishima Sencha green tea from Japan; an exotic Steamed Green Zomba tea from Malawi; a complex and fruity Deep… Read more
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… Read more
Our January boxes should be with all our UK subscribers by now and our international customers should be receiving them very soon. We hope you enjoy what we have selected for you in January. They are Sencha Fukujyu, Snow Bud, Assam Doomni Second Flush and Jun Chiyabari First Flush…. Read more
Our December 2014 boxes should be with all box subscribers by now. We hope you are enjoying your teas already! We have a lovely Jasmine Pearl, a sweet Kukicha, well-balanced Golden Monkey King and a delicate Darjeeling Thurbo First Flush. To help along with your tea tasting, we are… Read more
Have you heard of kukicha (茎茶) or twig tea? It may sound horrible to start with, but this is a wonderfully delicate and nutty green tea that has become a favourite in the Curious Tea tasting room. It is also known as bōcha (棒茶) in Japan and is unique… Read more