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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
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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
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The Art of Tea Tasting from the Tea Room at Ahmad Tea HQ

Our team of Tea Tasters are crucial to maintaining a top quality product. Here’s an insight into art of Tea Tasting at Ahmad Tea HQ.
04 January 2019
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How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea Using Loose Tea

Here’s Tea Taster, Dominic Marriott’s guide to brewing the perfect cup of loose leaf tea.
22 March 2018
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How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea Using a Teabag

Here’s Tea Taster, Dominic Marriott’s guide to brewing the perfect cup of tea using a teabag. It really isn’t rocket science
05 February 2018
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Tea in India

Tea production in India has come a long way in a relatively short space of time. Nowadays India is synonymous with tea and is the world’s second largest...
17 January 2018
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Sri Lanka: Tea from the mountains

The rugged terrain of Sri Lanka produces a wonderful variety of tastes and colours that make Ceylon Tea famous all over the world.
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Tea in Kenya

The first Kenyan tea was grown in 1903 by a European settler named Caine. Since then, Kenya has become Africa’s largest tea producer and one of...
31 October 2017