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1st-2nd-Flush Darjeeling

Darjeeling’s First & Second Flushes

Ahmad Tea’s Tasting Team explores the amazing contrast between Darjeeling’s first & second flushes in the Tea Room.
07 August 2019
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Focus on Africa – Tea in Uganda

Our African Tea journey arrives in Uganda, a country that has overcome political turmoil to become Africa’s second largest tea producing country.
25 July 2019
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Jasmine Tea

Jasmine tea is the most famous scented tea produced in China and can be thought of as its national drink. The classical technique of scenting tea with...
19 July 2019
Chinese Speciality Tea

Five Extraordinary Flavours from China

Rarely has the Tea Room hosted such colourful and varied guests as this quintet of speciality Chinese green, white and oolong teas. Our Tasting Team explored...
15 July 2019
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Delicate & Delightful: Darjeeling’s First Flush

Last month our lucky Tea Team inspected some of the tea plant’s most prized offerings when a selection of first flush samples arrived fresh from the...
05 June 2019
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Fresh into the Tea Room – Extraordinary Oolong

Exploring the wonderful world of Oolong. Our Tea Tasters were treated to the flavours and aromas of a trio of speciality Oolong teas from Taiwan.
17 May 2019

Focus on Africa – Tea in Tanzania

Our blog series on tea in Africa continues with Tanzania – an East African country with a strong tea industry.
03 May 2019

Rwanda – Tea From the Land of a Thousand Hills

Rwanda’s mountainous terrain, ample rainfall and rich volcanic soil make it perfect for tea cultivation, producing excellent quality teas.
07 April 2019
Community Water Management Project, Niger

Community Water Management Project, Niger

An overview of the Water Management Project undertaken with Oxfam to improve the sustainability of water sources in Niger.
25 February 2019