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

The Secret of Darjeeling Tea: It’s unique flavor may be created by UV rays

Don’t be surprised if the world-renowned Darjeeling tea, known for its characteristic aroma and therapeutic uses, is grown in and around Kolkata, or just about anywhere, in the future. The generations old mysticism and romanticism of the aroma of Darjeeling tea has been shattered by Swati Sen Mandi, a Kolkata-based scientist of Bose Institute, who has found that the incomparable muscatel flavour can be induced in any tea with the right doses of ultra-violet rays. . . . → Read More: The Secret of Darjeeling Tea: It’s unique flavor may be created by UV rays