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Nepal Tea

Second Flush 2017 is here!

Second Flush 2017 is here!

by Niraj Lama July 27, 2017 0 Comments

We are happy to announce the arrival of some exceptional second flush teas from the organic tea estate of Jun Chiyabari, Nepal. We have some rare offerings - hand-crafted micro-batches - that won't disappoint.

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Himalayan Green meets the ocean

Himalayan Green meets the ocean

by Niraj Lama May 02, 2016 0 Comments

It is always exciting to receive reviews from our customers. Tea is a personal experience – as someone rightly described, each cup is a voyage - so descriptions of the same tea by different people can vary. And, that enhances our own experience of the cup.

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Early Spring Teas from Nepal

Early Spring Teas from Nepal

by Niraj Lama April 13, 2016 0 Comments

We are really excited to be introducing two exclusive “early Spring” teas from Jun Chiyabari, our Organic tea producer-partner in Nepal. These teas were manufactured in March. Normally, the first flush production for Jun Chiyabari, which is situated between 5000 ft – 6000 ft, takes place only in April.

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A visit to Jun Chiyabari Tea Garden

A visit to Jun Chiyabari Tea Garden

by Niraj Lama November 21, 2015 0 Comments

It was pandemonium at the Indo-Nepal border: long lines of trucks stalled on the Indian side, crowd milling through haywire traffic, groups of angry men yelling, motorists pounding on their horns, determined families dragging their children and luggage, garbage and dust flying all over.

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Himalayan Imperial Black

by Niraj Lama July 28, 2015 0 Comments

It has been a one complete cycle of tea seasons with Jun Chiyabari Tea Estate this summer. The tea we continue to receive from them, like the one we are reviewing here, tell us introducing Jun Chiyabari to our customers has been one of the best decisions.

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$3K for Earthquake Relief

by Niraj Lama May 06, 2015 0 Comments

Thanks to the generous support of some Rochester residents, we managed to raise just over $3000 at the fundraiser for Nepal earthquake relief. The fundraiser was held last Saturday and was jointly hosted by us and the Rochester Brainery.

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Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

by Niraj Lama April 29, 2015 0 Comments

Together with the Rochester Brainery, we will be hosting a fundraiser for Nepal earthquake victims this Saturday. As many of you know, we have strong ties to Nepal, both in terms of our Nepali tea offerings and with our social partner Ama Foundation. The natural disaster there has left us heartbroken, but strongly determined to help.

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Autumn 2014 from Jun Chiyabari, Nepal

by Niraj Lama February 13, 2015 0 Comments

We are delighted to announce the availability of 2014 autumn flush teas from Jun Chiyabari, Nepal. The quality of teas from this certified Organic tea garden continue to amaze us. As the owners of Jun Chiyabari told us, they are putting a lot of energy into producing high quality teas. It clearly shows.

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Nepal Tea and Jun Chiyabari

by Niraj Lama September 21, 2014 0 Comments

Nepal is one of the youngest tea producing nations in the world. It ranks 20th in the world in terms of total tea production according to 2012 data. Despite its young history, Nepal has earned a seat at the table with the “big boys” of tea.

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Jun Chiyabari's Organic Nepal Tea

by Niraj Lama March 26, 2014 0 Comments

This spring one of the exciting things we look forward to is introducing tea from Jun Chiyabari, an Organic tea garden located in the eastern Himalayas of Nepal. It will be our first Nepalese tea. 

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