The Romance of Tea issue
The Romance of Tea

Tea Gifts for Tea Lovers

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The Romance of Tea

Tea Warms the Heart

There are no strangers in tea. It is customary world wide to invite people into your home for a cup of tea. What could be more welcoming than to return the favor by presenting a tea gift with gratitude.

Mariage Frères| Love Song Music Box

Romantic Teas

A music box of tea, lovely tins and blends for lovers. The Romance of Tea brings to your cup the subtle spices and rich flavors to accompany chocolate desserts and delicacies shared by loving companions with good taste.


Romantic Tea to Go

Teasy is an innovative infuser designed to bring out the delicate flavours and true taste of your loose-leaf tea. With Teasy you can see the tea as it steeps, and with just a twist of the wrist, you can separate tea from the leaves at just the right moment. Your tea will have its full flavour without being over-steeped.

Adagio Gift Set | Love Petals

Romantic Gift Sets

Adagio Teas presents a three-part present for your Valentine in its Love Petals set. The “Hugs and Kisses” blend combines South African rooibos with caramel, almond and vanilla, while “Ripe for Romance” melds raspberry and chocolate with black tea. “Sweet Nothings” blends sweet apricots, peach, lavender and white tea, marigold flowers, lavender flowers, and natural peach flavor.

Mariage Frères| Love Story Teapot


Valentine’s Day is all about revealing one’s feelings, just like tea leaves unfold in a glass teapot. The gentle curves and theatrical style create a remarkable aura around this LOVE STORY teapot; the expertly chiseled spout, the ornately sculpted handle, the unabashedly beautiful, dizzyingly high neck. Numbered edition, as unique as your love.

FORLIFE | Bell Tea Brewer

Tea Brewers

"FORLIFE is a lifestyle company that enriches people's lives by infusing simplicity and function," writes Los Angeles-based designer Masa Fujii. He created this 24-oz.sculptured pot, along with its innovative features: an extra-fine stainless steel infuser, a push-on lid made from silicone that prevents the lid from falling off during pour and a dripless spout.

Mariage Frères | Fall In Love Incense

Delightfully Unexpected

Discover a sophisticated tea fragrant incense reminiscent of Oriental amber notes. In its billowing brume we float to distant corners of the world. Forceful like life, tender like love, heady like passion, dizzying like sudden happiness, this fragrant incense is sure to inspire fanciful reverie... And romance.

Gimme A Kiss

Romantic Teaware

Gimme a kiss. Share this romantic china tea bowl, for those who are shy to ask. Our teaware suggestions include a black heart milk pitcher from Rory Dobner, a penetrating pink lacquered tea jar from Mariage Frères and an Ember mug to keep your hands warm.

Le Creuset | Zen Stove Kettle


Taking the time to bring a kettle to boil before enjoying a cup of tea in the morning is a great way to start your day. Do it in style with this Zen stove kettle by Le Creuset with its oriental-inspired lines and resplendent enamel finish. A perfect utensil to boil water and prepare your favorite beverages.

BRU Brewer

Electric Brewers

BRÜ is on  mission to simplify the tea making process. A mission to cut down on wasted water and energy in your home or office. This innovative brewer offers the  freedom to set your brewing time, water temperature and cup size at the twist of a dial and push of a button. The machine saves your previous settings so you can quickly repeat the process without having to change the settings every time.

Tea Books

Considered a basic for a tea book library, this gorgeous volume is by the chef-owners of Quebec’s Camellia Sinensis Tea House and covers history, farming techniques, and tea culture, among other subjects. You can buy it directly from the Tea House’s website, which is in French, under “Cadeaux Pour Debutants” (Gifts for Beginners).

John Lewis| Heart Teaspoon Set

Tea Accessories

Designed by Miriam Mirri as part of the Objet-Bijoux collection, the famous heart-shaped spoon is now available as a teaspoon from John Lewis.


It’s not just a tempest in a teapot, it’s a storm in a teacup with this fun and attractive scarf from the U.K.’s Geometrico22. The full print is visible on both the front and the reverse.