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Black Teas

Black teas are fully-oxidized. The chemical reaction to air is what causes the leaf to change color. Each growing region has dramatically different flavor charateristics, so feel free to explore the complexities that black teas offer.

Assam - Khongea Golden Bud

Assam - Khongea Golden Bud

Teas from the Khongea Estate are known for their rich flavor and excellent leaf quality.We first introduced this in 2007, and ... more

Assam - Sessa Estate

Assam - Sessa Estate

Look for the abundance of golden tips in this tasty India Black. The straightforward flavor will remind you why Assam can be ... more

Ceylon Star

Ceylon Star

This jewel of a tea from Sri Lanka makes a classic flavor that is smooth, crisp and familiar. Ceylon Star has a rich, dark c ... more

Darjeeling - 1st Flush - Margaret's Hope FTGFOP

Darjeeling - 1st Flush - Margaret's Hope FTGFOP

From the NEW 2015 crop. Once you experience the flavor and sweetness of this tea, you will understand why Margaret's Ho ... more

Darjeeling 1st Flush  - Glenburn

Darjeeling 1st Flush - Glenburn

The Glenburn Estate has become one of our favorites for a consistent, flavorful and well made tea. This year the 1st flus ... more

Darjeeling 1st Flush - Jungpana Estate - Organic

Darjeeling 1st Flush - Jungpana Estate - Organic

There is a lot to love about Jungpana: its bright amber color, intense aroma and its well-developed flavor. Enjoy the light ... more

Darjeeling 2nd Flush  - Goomtee FTGFOP - Organic

Darjeeling 2nd Flush - Goomtee FTGFOP - Organic

What a find! A smooth sweet 2nd Flush from one of the top estates in Darjeeling, and Organic as well. One of our TOP picks ... more

Darjeeling 2nd Flush - Jungpana Estate

Darjeeling 2nd Flush - Jungpana Estate

Jungpana Estate in Darjeeling consistently produces wonderful examples of well made hand crafted teas. This season is no exc ... more

Discover Black Tea Sampler

Discover Black Tea Sampler

Black teas from India and China are highlighted here. 3/4 ounce samplers make 8-10 cups. 6 Selections include Ceylon, 2nd F ... more

Formosa Red - Organic

Formosa Red - Organic

Though this area is best known for Oolong teas, we find a unique tea decades in the making. Native Formosan cultivars crosse ... more

Georgian Caravan

Georgian Caravan

In recognition of their long history on the Silk Tea Road, this hand picked and processed Georgian tea has nice body, a dis ... more

Georgian Cultured Lady

Georgian Cultured Lady

This special offering in our Expedition Series comes to us from the Republic of Georgia. The flavor is smooth, not overpower ... more

Golden Monkey - Organic

Golden Monkey - Organic

This tea comes to us from the Wu Yi Mountains, and is harvested only in the Spring. Carefully selected, golden-tipped leaves ... more

Keemun 1st Grade

Keemun 1st Grade

Keemun's liquor has a fruity/malty taste with a lingering toasty note. The leaf is small, dark and twisted, like a favorite ... more

Lapsang Souchong

Lapsang Souchong

Not for weak tastebuds, Lapsang Souchong is a traditional Chinese black tea that has been dried over a pine fire. Affectionat ... more

Ready to Brew Iced Tea Packs

Ready to Brew Iced Tea Packs

Ready for a pitcher of flavorful iced tea? Here is what you need Each pack contains 6 tea pre-packed and measured tea sacks ... more

Red Pearls

Red Pearls

The rich, characteristic flavor of Yunnan Province is protected by the rolled gunpowder shape. As the leaves unfurl, the liq ... more

Royal Yunnan

Royal Yunnan

Full of golden tips, Royal Yunnan has a roasty aroma and a smoky-red colored liquor. Low astringency and rich flavor make thi ... more