Employee Selections: A Man About Oolong

We polled some members of the Octavia Tea family to see what their favorite teas are. Our hard working staff drinks tea all day long, so they’re sure to have some great opinions!

Trent has been part of the Octavia Tea family for almost 2 years

“It’s hard for me to pick one tea, but a favorite of mine is the Oriental Beauty. It has a great mixture of rich caramel and hearty flavors while still having some earthy notes to it. Highly recommended to any oolong drinker.”

From our website:
In midsummer, tiny green leaf hoppers bounce through special tea gardens creating a style of oolong called Bai Hao by nibbling on tealeaves and drawing sap, which begins the process of oxidation while the leaves are still on the bush. Bai Hao oolongs are so lovely that Queen Victoria coined the phrase “Oriental Beauty” to describe the highest grades. Smooth, subtle notes of soft wood, muscat grape, baked pear and lily-of-the-valley make this tea a delicacy.

For more information or to purchase our Oriental Beauty, please visit our website at http://www.OctaviaTea.com

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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

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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