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"Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!"

~ Agatha Christie (1890-1976)

Pause and refresh your afternoon with a delightful cup of tea, beautifully accompanied by Sazaby's blue tartan with lemon, milk, and orange bergamot accents! Earl Grey tea is a distinctively flavored tea named after Charles Grey, the 2nd Earl Grey, who was the British Prime Minister in the 1830s. This classic tea blend is made from black tea infused with the oil of bergamot, a fragrant citrus fruit native to Southern Italy, giving it a unique floral aroma and a refreshing citrus taste. Often enjoyed in the afternoon, Earl Grey can be served both hot and iced, and it pairs beautifully with milk or lemon. Agatha Christie, the famed British novelist known for her detective stories, had a particular fondness for tea, which often found its way into her narratives as a comforting ritual for her characters. Christie's personal favorite was Earl Grey, and she was known to enjoy it while writing some of her most famous works. 💙 💛 🧡 🫖 🍵

The world of tea is as rich and diverse as the regions that produce it, each offering a unique narrative in the tapestry of tea cultivation.

From the misty hills of Darjeeling in India, where the prized 'Champagne of Teas' is cultivated, to the vast stretches of Assam with its robust and malty brews, India's tea legacy is steeped in both history and flavor. Further east, China, the birthplace of tea, continues to enchant with its myriad varieties, from the delicate subtlety of white teas to the deep complexities of Pu-erh.

Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea gardens, with their high-elevation estates, produce teas that are notably crisp and bright, carrying the essence of the island's diverse topography. The tea farms in Kenya have gained prominence, contributing bold and brisk flavors that are cherished worldwide, particularly for their contribution to blends.

Japan, with its ceremonial matcha and the sweet, vegetal notes of sencha, offers a distinct green tea experience that is deeply rooted in tradition and precision. Moving to the less heralded but equally fascinating regions, Taiwan is renowned for its oolong teas, with a special mention to the delicate milk oolong, offering a creamy and fragrant cup.

The undulating hills of Nepal are recognized for teas that are similar to those from Darjeeling, yet with a distinct character of their own, often floral and mildly astringent. In Vietnam, a rapidly emerging player in the tea market, there's a burgeoning production of both green and black teas, characterized by their lightness and aromatic quality.

Each of these regions brings a distinct character and taste to the world of tea, influenced by the climate, soil, altitude, and the very hands that tend to the tea bushes. The result is a global tapestry of teas that speak to the landscapes and cultures from which they hail, offering a world of flavors in each cup.

For a list of literary tea blends inspired by classic authors, click the tea table!

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