History of Tea
Tea has been consumed for several thousand years. And more tea is consumed each year around the world than any other beverage. So why not try out nature's most delicious resource?
If you are new to tea, let us help you select some delicious gourmet teas based on your taste and health preferences. You may be thinking, why bother with loose leaf tea when tea bags are more convenient? Teavana loose teas are much higher quality than tea bags and the taste alone is often reason enough for people to drink loose leaf teas. And loose tea can be very simple and quick to make with a few key items.
First, let’s start choosing a tea. There are certainly many types of tea, from white and green tea to black teas. A tea blended with fruits is a good place to start. Dried fruits like strawberries and blueberries can add extra vitamins to tea. Some beginner tea drinkers may like the taste (and smell!) of flowers in their tea. Flowers like jasmine, lavender, and roses can really enhance the experience of drinking tea by adding a full and fragrant aroma. Below are a few popular teas for beginners.