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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
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Rooibos Tea: A Taste of Africa

Rooibos tea is made from the leaves of a shrub-like plant known as Aspalathus linearis which is native only to South Africa. When brewed, this naturally...
30 October 2017
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Tea Tasters Journal: Visit to Sri Lanka

We sent Amin, our trainee tea taster, to Sri Lanka – an island nation famous for its lovely beaches, beautiful scenery and ancient temples that is...
29 October 2017