Tea vendors make something special of the holidays with seasonal blends, special gift tins and packaging and scented teas to warm the home.
Elephantea offers organic, fair-trade certified teas in six flavors: green tea, green tea lemon, green tea chai, black tea, black tea ginger, and chamomile. Elephantea makes a difference and gives back in a big way. A percentage of the profits generated goes to Sri-Lankan based nonprofits dedicated to saving the Asian elephant. Available at 400 U.S. locations and Puerto Rico, or via Amazon.com. $5/20ct box www.elephantea.
Winter is upon us, and so is busy holiday season. Enjoy Golden Tea Leaf’s calming, energizing, and immune boosting Ginseng Oolong Tea. Made with fragrant single estate whole leaf high mountain Oolong from Taiwan and Canadian grown ginseng. This is a tea that will get you through the busy and crazy holiday season and beyond. Treat yourself and your loved one. $9.29 2oz www.goldentleaf.com
Cornelia Bean Collection Gift Boxes
Everything about this beautiful crafted tea box is class! The exquisite teas are perfect little samplers that tantalize the palette. From shoppe favourites to a collection of chai, or perhaps earl’s are your fancy, Cornelia Bean can customize your order to suit your desires. Enhance the experience further, infuse the tea in the beautifully hand crafted glass tea infuser, The Wall. Enjoy the agony of the leaf as it unfurls and dances in the cup. Feel the heat as you hold the cup, smell the aroma, and take a sip. Engage your senses in this sensual experience! $30 www.corneliabean.com
A nostalgic blend of black tea blended with magical and evocative spices – a true invitation to make merry. A festive TWG Tea that pays tribute to the warmth and joy of the celebratory season. $8.50 50 grams
Take a sip down candy cane lane, where creamy white chocolate and rich cocoa mingle with red rooibos and cool peppermint notes. Delicious, decadent and destined to disappear after the holidays, this seasonal favorite is the perfect way to warm up your winter wonderland. Made with natural ingredients. $9.98 2 oz