Darjeeling: Champagne of Teas

We here at Octavia Tea will be toasting the new royal couple with our Darjeeling Reserve. Known as “the champagne of teas,” Darjeeling is a world-famous tea growing region that produces teas with a unique & sought-after flavor. Our Darjeeling Reserve is from the Okayti tea garden – the same garden where Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite tea is from! So you may not get an invite to Buckingham Palace for the royal wedding, but you can at least sip the tea. . . . → Read More: Darjeeling: Champagne of Teas

Employee Selections: Smell the Roses

Rose Oolong always caught my eye but I was always replaying in my head “What if it just tastes dirty?!”. Boy was I wrong! After steeping my tea, the pleasant scent of rose pulls me in. Once the first sip, reaches my tongue, I’m instantly taken to a rose garden in spring. Smooth, balanced flavors make this a delightful cup. According to a press release by Whole Food’s team of global buyers, floral flavors are a trend for 2018. I recommend giving this a try! . . . → Read More: Employee Selections: Smell the Roses

The Octavia Tea Guide: Natural Remedies for Stress and Depression

With the election chaos and the holidays knocking on our doorsteps, many of us need to find a heathy way to deal with stress – here are a few of our favorite teas to help you relax and unwind … . . . → Read More: The Octavia Tea Guide: Natural Remedies for Stress and Depression

News: Ancient Chinese Tea Cultivation Began Long Before Previously Believed

It’s not everyday that something as ancient and studied as tea gets a bit of a story change, but that’s exactly what’s happening. After over a decade of excavation and research, the Zhejiang Cultural Relics and Archaeological Research Center released findings last month that suggest tea was being enjoyed in China over . . . → Read More: News: Ancient Chinese Tea Cultivation Began Long Before Previously Believed

Name Changes (don’t worry, we still have your tea!)

To visually suit the new packaging and help promote our teas, we changed several of the names. If you don’t see your favorite tea listed, most likely, it is just under a different name. Here is a key below: Winter Mint changed to Chocolate Mint Paradise changed to Passion Fruit Amber Dragon is temporarily replaced by Apricot Oolong (see notes below)*…. . . . → Read More: Name Changes (don’t worry, we still have your tea!)

Introducing our New Packaging!

Front and Back of TinWe are excited to introduce our new packaging, which is more colorful and beautiful than ever! Although the overall feel is the same, each tin features an enhanced logo, drawing and description. Also, a photograph of the actual tea appears on the back, so customers can see what’s inside before they buy and an extra interior foil bag keeps the tea super fresh and greatly improves each tea’s shelf life. The packaging size of our new tin is slightly smaller, to keep in line with the size of containers of our competitors and allow us to offer better prices…. . . . → Read More: Introducing our New Packaging!

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