5 Tea Gifts for the Holidays

Here are a five tea gift ideas for tea lovers.

Samovar’s Tea Essentials Kit

Samovar Tea Essentials Kit (Photo credit: Samovar)

San Francisco Bay Area-based Samovartea houses offer a Tea EssentialsKit that features five teas, a glass brew pot and Samovar’s Essential Guideto Tea.

“We are passionate about finding and sharing the best-tasting, highestquality teas and tisanes in the world,” said Pepper Gross, Head of Communications &Customer Acquisition. “Since tea can be overwhelming, we curated ourcollection to put into box everything you need to enjoy tea: five classicbrews, our elegant Vivid Glass Brew Pot, and step-by-step instructions to guideyour journey.”

The Tea Essentials Kit contains:

  • Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong Tea, with notes of caramelized sugar, toasted barley, and dried fig;
  • English Breakfast Black Tea, which has notes of sweet molasses, tart cherry, and pipe tobacco;
  • Blood Orange Pu-erh Tea with notes of autumn woods, clementine, and golden raisin;
  • Turmeric Spice Herbal Tea, which contains notes of graham cracker, warming ginger, and lemon zest;
  • Ryokucha Green Tea, which has notes of homemade baked bread, freshly cut grass, and buttered popcorn.

The Vivid Glass Brew Pot is a tempered glass teapot with a stainless-steel lid and an ultra-fine strainer.

A tablespoon and Samovar’s Essential Guide to Tea complete the set.

Samovar offers more gifts on its website.

12 Days of Superfood Teas and Lattes

Organic Traditions Advent Calendar (Photo credit: us.organictraditions.com)

Toronto, Canada-based OrganicTraditions offers its 12Days of Superfood Teas and Lattes limited-edition holiday advent calendarfor a healthy, festive way to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas.

The advent calendar features 8 instant vegan superfood lattes that onlyrequire the addition of hot or cold water, and four loose leaf superfood teasthat support an array of health benefits, according to the company.

The box also includes a booklet with information about each superfoodingredient.

Organic Traditions offers additional seasonal items on its website.

Delux Tea Drops Assortment Box

Delux Tea Drops Assortment Box (Photo credit: myteadrop.com)

Los Angeles-based company, Tea Drops, offers its DeluxTea Drops Assortment Box—a sampler of its best-selling tea drops, lightlysweetened little organic pressed-leaf tea pods.

The delux sampler contains five of each of the lightly sweetened teadrop varieties: citrus ginger, rose earl grey, sweet peppermint, matcha greentea, and blueberry acai white tea.

All 25 tea drops are encased in a keepsake wooden box.

Find more gifts on MyTeadrop.com.

Palais des Thes Flavored Teas Tasting Set

Palais des Thes Flavored Teas (Photo credit: us.palaisdesthes.com)

Paris, France-based Palais des Thes has a new Flavored Teas Tasting Set with ten flavored teas. The selection contains floral, fruity, sweet and spicy flavored teas along with a book introducing recipients to tea tastings.

The Palais des Thes’ website, statesthe teas in the set are:

·      Thé desAmants: black tea, amond, apple, cinnamon, vanilla and a hint of ginger;

·      Thé desLords: Earl Grey with a strong bergamot scent, enlivened by safflower petals;

·      Thé desMoines: the unique blend of tea, plants and flowers, inspired by a Tibetanrecipe;

·      Thé desVahinés: a rich recipe combining the scents of vanilla, almond, marigold petalsand rosebuds;

·      Thé duHammam: a fruity blend evoking roses, green dates, red fruit;

·      Fleurde Geisha: a refined combination of Japanese green tea favoured with cherryblossom;

·      Thé desAlizés: the fresh blend of green tea, flower petals, white peach, kiwi andwatermelon;

·      Vive lethé!: the green tea that gives you joy and happiness;

·      Thé desSonges: Oolong tea with flowers and exotic fruits.

According to the company, each tube contains enoughtea to brew a 6- to 8-cup pot.

This is the perfect gift for tea conoisseurs as well as for those whoare new to tea and want to sample teas and learn about them.

For more Palais des Thes gifts, go to: PalaisdesThes.com.

Muddy Boots Herbal Teas a Little Bit of Everything Herbal Tea Collection

A Little Bit Of Everything Herbal Tea Collection (Photo credit: etsy.com, Muddy Boots Herbal Teas)

Cleethorpes,United Kingdom-based Etsy shop Muddy Boots Herbal Teas offers ALittle Bit of Everything Herbal Tea Collection Tea Gift Set—an appropriategift for herbal tea lovers.

The setcontains the company’s top ten most popular herbal teas:

·      Wake MeUp

·      SunshineHappy Tea

·      Clean& Green

·      FloralMint

·      Bed TimeBrew

·      Lemongrass& Ginger

·      Lavender& Hops

·      Peppermint& Liquorice

·      Raspberry& Marshmallow

·      OrangeGreen Tea

The herbalteas are hand-blended, ethically and sustainably sourced, and packaged in tencorked cylinders contained in a windowed box tied with a string.

Customers have the option of adding either a stainless steel heartshaped tea strainer or two reusable drawstring cotton tea bags to the set.

Visit MuddyBoots Herbal Teas for more herbal tea gift ideas.