General Tea

We've compiled a trove of fun information and stories about our favorite subject: tea! Read on to learn more about our favorites, the history of different teas, and more.

Coffee to Tea How To Switch

If you're used to your morning beverage of choice being a mean cup of joe, you might be thinking... Tea tastes like water. Will I like switching from coffee to tea? We've taken some of this guess work out by coming up with our select favorites if you are ready to switch from coffee to tea.

Does Tea Grade Affect Tea Flavor?

Believe it or not, the grade of a tea leaf doesn't always signify quality. Unfortunately, tea leaf grading focuses more on the look of a tea leaf or time of harvest of a tea than the "love and care" that was put into it. You can take the same looking tea from two different tea gardens and most likely they will taste different.

Lapsang Souchong: A Journey into the World of Smoky Elegance

In the vast landscape of teas that grace our cups, there exists a unique and enigmatic variety that captivates the senses with its distinctive aroma and flavor – Lapsang Souchong. Originating from the misty mountains of the Fujian province in China, this tea stands out among its counterparts for its bold, smoky profile that evokes a sense of mystery and refinement.

The Whistling Kettle 2023 Gift Guide

The quest to elicit a delighted "I love it!" response to your holiday gift is one we've perfected. For Holidays 2023, enjoy festive seasonal flavors that are sure to please anyone on your list. Explore our collection and discover the perfect tea-inspired presents for your loved ones this holiday season!

Coffee vs Tea: Is Coffee or Tea Better For You?

Coffee can provide that quick pick me up we all need in the morning. However, very high caffeine consumption can not only cause potential problems with irregular heartbeat, but also lead to anxiety and insomnia. Fortunately, tea can provide both stimulation and boost awareness without consuming potentially harmful levels of caffeine.

Benefits of Greek Mountain Tea

This article contains information on the various health benefits of Greek Mountain tea as well as links to purchase. Greek mountain tea is one of the herbs covered in the Blue Zones Netflix documentary.

Our Most Hydrating Teas

Skip the drinks loaded with sugar and additives like soda and energy drinks and instead, enjoy a cup of tea! Hot or iced, tea is a great way to elevate a cup of water into a drink full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can help with things like boosting your immune system, aiding weight loss, and improving digestion.