More Tea & Scandal in Scotland

Tam O'Braan, Scottish Tea Grower Tam O’Braan’s tall tale of Scottish-grown tea continues to steep in the pages of the British press. Dawn Thompson, writer for The Sottish Mail on Sunday reports this week that Aberdeen scientists have proven that the Scottish Dalreoch White Tea O’Braan sold to Fortnum & Mason and other posh merchants –…

The First Tea in Scotland

Mary of Modena, Duchess of York Tea was first served in the royal palaces of both Scotland and England by queens who grew up on The Continent where tea was already a fashionable beverage. The Duchess of York, Italian born Mary of Modena, picked up her tea habit while living in the Netherlands. She poured…

A Wee Tea Story from Scotland

2014 White, green, and black teas grown in Scotland and cupped at Elmwood Inn Fine Teas in Kentucky.Would you be surprised to learn that a Scottish tea garden produced a ton of tea last year? I’ve been to Scotland many times and I assure you the climate is not that of Sri Lanka! Somehow, a…