New Here - Looking for high end teas online!
Hello! I’ve been a tea drinker for several years and have already had teas from Verdant, Butiki (when they were open), White2Tea, Teavivre, Harney and Sons and some others. Anyway, the more I get into loose tea, the more I seem to want better and better quality. Price to me is not an issue, but I’d really love to try some very unique, rare teas.
Do any of you have some recommendations for online vendors for me? I am really drawn to greens and oolongs, but I do like black and puerh time to time. I pretty much drink it all :)
So happy to have found this community!
You have already listed some good sellers. Have you tried Yunnan Sourcing? Or Whispering Pines? Yunnan Sourcing sells really good tea as does Whispering Pines but you will pay the price for Whispering Pines, they are expensive. Mandala Tea at www.shopmandalatea.com is very good too.
Can’t recommend Beautiful Taiwan Sourcing enough; followed them through the Kickstarter when they went overseas last year and the stuff they brought back is wonderful.
Don’t forget all those T’s: Taiwan Sourcing, Taiwan Craft Teas, Tea Urchin, Tea Urchin… and on
Berylleb King Tea on eBay and Crimson Lotus and Tribute tea.
Essence of Tea, Tea Habitat, Tea Urchin, Bana Tea, the group buys Emmett is coordinating, Teamasters, Best Tea House, Cliff Three Tea are all sources of high end tea. I’m sure there is more I don’t know about or can’t remember right now as well
do you have a link for Teamsters? its impossible to google, never heard of some of these.
Best tea house has a cake for $40,000CAD :D
There is also the Xi Zi Hao website http://www.sanhetang.com.tw/
And numerous Taobao vendors with some selling legit higher end stuff
Jingteashop has good quality fenghuang dancong
Forgot a couple. Chawang shop and Awazon have good stuff if you look.
I can’t thank you guys enough, never heard of some of these I’m looking forward to checking some out!
Great ones mentioned so far.
TeaAve has some great oolongs. For Japanese I’ve gotten some great ones from Yunomi. Recently tried Yuuki-cha too and was happy with that.
Song Tea and Ceramics has some exclusive, delicious teas. J-tea is on my list to try.