cody said

Adagio Has Mate!

Just a head’s up, Adagio now has mate, and is giving 4 samples with every $19 through the end of the month. I don’t know if you have to click through their Facebook page to get the deal, or if it’s always there, though.

I just placed a $14 order this week, which was still on my lap when I saw this… c’est la vie.

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Jillian said

Thanks for the heads up! :)

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LP said

is the mate pretty straight or is it the mixed/flavored types? Does anyone know of a good/easy mate importer? I really don’t like the mixed stuff but my friend from Argentina always has delicious straight mates she brings back, and I have no idea how to get those in the states!

Cofftea said

If you go to their website it states that they have 6 flavors:
yerba mate (untoasted)
toasted mate
citrus mate (green)
mocha nut mate (toasted)
spiced mate (toasted)
mango mate (green)

Cofftea said

I haven’t ordered anything from them yet and haven’t even looked at their mate selection, but as soon as you say importer I think Upton Tea Imports.

Teafreak said

gauchogourmet.com sells most of the major brands from Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, etc. My favorites from Argentina are Cruz de Malta and Rosamonte!

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Cofftea said

Has anyone placed an order yet? I placed an order yesterday totaling $19, but the samples didn’t show up in my cart.

Jillian said

You needed to click on the Yerba Mate link in their Facebook entry – or at least that’s what I did – and then the free samples shows up in your cart.

Cofftea said

Crap. That’s weird, they’ve always just showed up automatically for me.

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amandajo said

What brand are you interested in? Some health food stores carry them. I found Guayaki at my local Green Acres. You can also order online.

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In order to receive the mate samples, you need to click on the facebook, twitter, or email link. Otherwise the website does not know to add it to your order.

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LP said

yea so i guess they’re all flavored except their basic? I mean, i guess i’m not looking for different flavors so much as the different brands they have in argentina. it seems like all you can find here is guayaki…

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jgh said

Yes, I know this is a very old post, but I just started a new job and one of my co-workers drinks mate from a traditional Calabash gourd. What is the preparation like for mate? Where can I get a decent gourd and drinking straw if I want to try it out?

Thanks!
-jgh

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cody said

I don’t know much about the preparation, as it turns out I didn’t much care for mate, but I’d like to suggest arborteas.com and teahaus.com as places to buy the gourd and straw. I love both companies, and it’s only partially because they are from my city. :)

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jgh said

Thanks so much! I really expected this to be a dead thread :)
Why didn’t you like it?

I did find this store. My wife is always buying tons of stuff from this place. All handcrafted personal sellers. A lot of choices on gourds, at least with this seller. I will check out those sites, as well. Thanks!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/MateGourds?ref=l2-shopheader-name

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