T.S. Eliot was the first to say that April is the cruellest month and The Tea Centre agrees. It’s the only time during the flush seasons that you can’t harvest Darjeeling!
The most prestigious of black teas, Darjeelings are characterised by high grade whole leaves that beautifully reflect the season in which they were harvested. Located at the edge of the Himalayas in the state of West Bengal in north India, Darjeeling is home to 87 tea estates with some established as far back as the […]
In 1778 Sir Joseph Banks suggested that Northern India may be a suitable place for the British to grow tea plants, Camellia sinensis. It took many years and various attempts to convince the Botanical Gardens of Calcutta (today known as Kolkata) that tea could and was already growing in North Eastern India. In fact, Christmas […]