Tea Resources

Tea Publications

 

Tea – A Magazine – Quarterly magazine about tea as a beverage and its cultural significance in the arts and society. (www.teamag.com)

 

Tea Poetry – book compiled and published by Pearl Dexter, Editor of Tea - A Magazine. (www.teamag.com)

 

Tea Time – Luscious magazine profiling tea and tea lore. Filled with glossy photos and wonderful recipes. (www.teatimemagazine.com)

 

Southern Lady – From the publishers of Tea Time with a focus on people and places in the South as well as wonderful tea time recipes. (www.southernladymagazine.com)

 

The Tea House Times – Go to www.teahousetimes.com for subscription information and dozens of links to tea shops, purveyors of tea, gift shops, and tea events.

 

Victoria – Articles and pictorials on homes, home design, and tea. (www.victoriamag.com)

 

The Gilded Lily – Publication from the Ladies Tea Guild. (www.glily.com)

 

Tea in Texas – Highlighting Texas tea rooms and tea events. (www.teaintexas.com)

 

Fresh Cup Magazine – For tea and coffee professionals. (www.freshcup.com)

 

Tea & Coffee – Trade journal for the tea and coffee industry. (www.teaandcoffee.net)

 

A Tea Reader -- by Katrina Avila Munichiello, an anthology of tea stories and reflections.
(www.tea-reader.com)

 

 

American Tea Plantations

 

Charleston Tea Plantation - The oldest and largest tea plantation in the United States. Order their fine black tea or schedule a visit at www.bigelowtea.com.

 

Fairhope Tea Plantation – Tea produced in Fairhope, Alabama can be purchased though the Church Mouse gift shop. (www.thechurchmouse.com)

 

Sakuma Brothers Farm – This tea garden just outside Burlington, WA has been growing white and green tea for ten years. (www.sakumamarket.com)

 

Big Island Tea – Organic artisan tea from Hawaii. (www.bigislandtea.com)

 

 

Tea Websites and Interesting Blogs

 

Teamap.com - Directory of hundreds of tea shops in the U.S. and Canada.

 

GreatTearoomsofAmerica.com – Excellent tea shop guide.

 

Cookingwithideas.typepad.com – Recipes and book reviews for the Bibliochef.

 

Cuppatea4sheri.blogspot.com – Amazing recipes.

 

Seedrack.com – Order camellia sinensis seeds and grow your own tea!

 

Friendshiptea.blogspot – Tea shop reviews, recipes, and more.

 

Theladiestea.com – Networking platform for women.

 

Jennybakes.com – Fabulous recipes from a real make-it-from-scratch baker.

 

Teanmystery.com – Tea shop, books, gifts, and gift baskets.

 

Allteapots.com – Teapots from around the world.

 

Fireflyvodka.com – South Carolina purveyors of Sweet Tea Vodka, Raspberry Tea Vodka, Peach Tea Vodka and more. Just visiting this website is a trip in itself!

 

Teasquared.blogspot.com – Fun, well-written blog about tea, tea shops, and tea musings.

 

Bernideensteatimeblog.blogspot.com – Tea, baking, decorations, and gardening.

 

Tealoversroom.com – California tea rooms, Teacasts, links.

 

Teapages.blogspot.com – All things tea.

 

Baking.about.com – Carroll Pellegrinelli writes a terrific baking blog complete with recipes and photo instructions.

 

Teawithfriends.blogspot.com – Lovely blog on tea, friendship, and tea accoutrements.

 

Sharonsgardenofbookreviews.blogspot.com – Terrific book reviews by an entertainment journalist.

 

Teaescapade.wordpress.com – Enjoyable tea blog.

 

Lattesandlife.com – Witty musings on life.

 

Napkinfoldingguide.com – Photo illustrations of 27 different (and sometimes elaborate) napkin folds.

 

World Tea Expo – This premier business-to-business trade show features more than 300 tea suppliers, vendors, and tea innovators. (www.worldteaexpo.com)

 

Sweetgrassbaskets.net – One of several websites where you can buy sweetgrass baskets direct from the artist.

 

Teagw.com -- Visit this website and click on Products to find tea pillows filled with jasmine, rose, lavender, and green tea.

 

Goldendelighthoney.com -- Carolina honey to sweeten your tea.

 

FatCatScones.com -- Frozen ready-to-bake scones.

 

KingArthurFlour.com -- One of the best flours for baking. this is what many professional pasty chefs use.

 

Californiateahouse.com -- Order Machu's Blend, a special herbal tea for dogs that promotes healthy skin, lowers stress, and aids digestion.

 

Vintageteaworks.com -- This company offers six unique wine-flavored tea blends that celebrate wine and respect the teac.

 

Downtonabbeycooks.com -- A Downton Abbey blog with news and recipes. You can also order their book Abbey Cooks.

 

Purveyors of Fine Tea

 

Adagio.com

 

Harney.com

 

Stashtea.com

 

Republicoftea.com

 

Bigelowtea.com

 

Teasource.com

 

www.celestialseasonings.com

 

Goldenmoontea.com

 

Uptontea.com

 

Visiting charleston

 

Charleston.com – Travel and hotel guide

 

Charlestoncvb.com – The official Charleston convention and visitor bureau

 

Charlestontour.wordpress.com – Private tours of homes and gardens, some including lunch or tea

 

Charlestonplace.com – Charleston Place Hotel serves an excellent afternoon tea, Thursday through
Saturday, 1 to 3

 

CulinarytoursofCharleston.com – Sample specialties from Charleston’s local eateries, markets, and bakeries

 

Poogansporch.com -- This restored Victorian house serves traditional low country cuisine. Be sure to ask about Poogan!

 

Preservationsociety.org -- Hosts Charleston's annual Fall Candlelight Tour.

 

Palmettocarriage.com -- Horse drawn carriage rides.

 

Charlestonharbortours.com -- Boat tours and harbor cruises.

 

Ghostwalk.net -- Stroll into Charleston's haunted history. Ask them about the "original" Theodosia!

 

CharlestonTours.net -- Ghost tours plus tours of plantations and historic homes.