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Young Mountain Tea Tales: Our Blog

Assam Tea’s Twisted History

Assam Tea’s Twisted History
Assam is India’s oldest tea region and the world's most prolific. Its dark colonial past upended the global tea trade, at one time catapulting India into the spot of top tea producer globally. Continue reading

The New Face of Nilgiri Teas

The New Face of Nilgiri Teas

Meet Muskan Khanna, a young woman revolutionizing southern Indian teas. She's leading one of the country's first all-women team of tea makers at the Tea Studio, a new high-end tea factory nestled on the lush terraced hillsides in the heart of the Nilgiri mountains.

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Cultivating Kumaon

Cultivating Kumaon

Learn how our connection with tea growers in a remote part of northern India is helping to ensure that the region’s turbulent history of colonialism and politics results in a happy, even triumphant, ending.

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How to Support Tea Farmers

How to Support Tea Farmers
Nepal Tea has established The Farmer's Emergency Fund to provide support for the tea workers during the pandemic. All proceeds donated will benefit the farmers! Continue reading

How COVID-19 Impacts Growers

How COVID-19 Impacts Growers
Find out how COVID-19 has affected India and Nepal, the lives of our tea farmer partners, and the first spring harvests for our organic loose-leaf teas. Continue reading

6 Tips to Brew Tea at Home

6 Tips to Brew Tea at Home
For those times when you want tea house quality steeps in the comfort of your own home, we’ve compiled our top tips for making the most of your at-home tea brewing experience (WITH INFOGRAPHICS). Continue reading

An interview with Northwest Tea Fest

An interview with Northwest Tea Fest

At one point, the Northwest Tea Fest was the only tea festival in the United States. That was more than 10 years ago when specialty tea was just gaining public interest. Now - the event continues to draw thousands every year. We caught Julee Rosenhoff, event founder and organizer, to talk a little bit about the festival.

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Meet Tinjure Tea Coop– Nepal’s First Cooperatively Run Factory

Meet Tinjure Tea Coop– Nepal’s First Cooperatively Run Factory
Just across the border from India’s acclaimed Darjeeling, Ilam is Nepal’s best-known tea producing area. On a clear day, one can see Mt Everest standing hundreds of miles away nestled among the other Himalayan high peaks. Since Nepal was never colonized, all of the tea production in this region has been self-organized, and as a result, Nepal has a higher number of cooperatively run factories than across the border in India. Continue reading