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A visit to the Jalinga Tea Garden, Assam, North India

Posted: 15 Aug - 14:51 By: Storm Tea
During July 2017, I travelled to India with my Storm Tea colleague Ric. As mentioned in earlier blogs, we were hoping to Visit Darjeeling and Assam but political issues and violent protests had forced us to cancel the Darjeeling tour and so we spent the extra time visiting the Jalinga organic tea garden in Assam. Since our best-selling product, Organic Estate Breakfast, is comprised of a high proportion of this tea, we firmly believe it is crucial to understand where it comes from and to know first-hand the conditions it grows under. We had carried out a similar exercise in Sri Lanka the year before where, amongst other gardens, we had visited The Harington Estate where the other component of this blend is produced.
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A visit to the Jalinga Tea Garden, Assam, North India
Trouble Brewing in Darjeeling

Trouble Brewing in Darjeeling

Posted: 19 Jun - 23:36 By: Storm Tea

‘The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry’ – once said Robert Burns in his poem ‘To A Mouse’. The line was inspiration for John Steinbeck’s brilliant novel ‘Of Mice and Men’ and of course the words are often used as a saying for those things we planned that never worked out.

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Storm Tea – Preparing for our Travels to India

Posted: 19 Jun - 23:32 By: Storm Tea

It’s always interesting to read a trip report to understand in greater detail the stories behind our teas; where they come from, how they are grown and processed and news of any tea gems we may have unearthed along the way...


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Storm Tea – Preparing for our Travels to India

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