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6 Reasons Why You Should Drink Tea Everyday

Although many people enjoy drinking coffee in the morning, tea is an excellent replacement that can either calm you or wake you up when you need that extra push. Basically, tea is a healthy and soothing substitute you can drink all throughout the day or evening, all while consuming less caffeine than coffee. At Finest […]

2017 Tea Festival Round Up

After our first year’s trials, we went West Coast tea fest shopping and came back with quite the haul. Southwest Tea Fest – Las Vegas, NV We started back at our roots with the 2017 SWTF. This year, a two day event, was held at the lucky dragon casino in Las Vegas. As event veterans […]

Why We Love Creamed Honey

Did you know that creamed honey is known as la crème de la crème? Oftentimes, creamed honey is sold at a premium price due to its thickness, unique taste and aroma, and nutritional benefits. Many parents enjoy creamed honey because its thickness prevents spills and messes in the kitchen; in addition, creamed honey makes the […]

Top 5 Most Popular Types of Teas

Although all teas come from the exact plant called Camellia Sinensis, there are hundreds of  unique kinds of teas, with their own exotic taste, appearance, and aroma. The most popular types of tea today are green, white, oolong, black, and herbal. These types of teas refer to how a tea is oxidized, or fermented. By […]

Tea Smoking: A Unique Flavor Enhancer

Are you looking for a simple way to add a unique flavor to your food? Tea smoking is a centuries-old culinary technique known to add a delicate smoked flavor to chicken, pork, seafood and other meats. Food smoked with tea leaves originated in ancient China, where a mixture of tea leaves and uncooked rice would […]

Should You Squeeze Tea Bags? – The Debate Is Over

Should You Squeeze Tea Bags? – The Debate Is Over One of the most common questions that we hear at Finest English Tea is: “Should you squeeze your tea bags before you drink?” And while there are many pools of thought in regards to this question, most tea aficionados would agree that you shouldn’t squeeze your […]

Loose Leaf Tea Vs. Tea Bags

Loose Leaf Tea Vs. Tea Bags At Finest English Tea, we offer a multitude of tea varieties in both loose leaf teas and tea bags. However, many tea drinkers are unsure of which form to choose based on their teaware, lifestyle and overall preferences that they have. While the difference between loose leaf tea vs […]

How To Make English Tea

How To Make English Tea While there are many ways to enjoy a cup of tea around the world, perhaps none is more famous than a proper cup of English tea. It’s no secret that the British love their tea and throughout both history and in recent years, tea has played a large role in […]

High Tea Vs. Afternoon Tea

What’s The Difference Between High Tea And Afternoon Tea? If you’re a regular tea drinker, chances are you might have heard a reference to the terms “afternoon tea” and “high tea.” More often than not, the phrases are used interchangeably because many people mistakenly believe that there’s no difference between the two. However, though both […]

The Health Benefits of Tea

The Health Benefits of Tea No matter what the season, tea is always be a tasty choice of beverage. But its benefits go beyond taste and refreshment. The rich taste and fullness of each cup of tea is high in nutrients, antioxidants, and offers a number of additional health benefits. Here are the top health […]

Southwest Tea Fest | Explore tea through the Southwest

Southwest Tea Fest | Explore tea through the Southwest The dust has settled and Nevada’s earth, admittedly a few months later, has been washed from the car. We were reluctant as we had such fun at the inaugural Southwest TeaFest in Las Vegas on February 27th.   It was an eventful day where the 600+ […]

Match Made: Tea and Honey

Match Made: Tea & Honey An apiary hidden among a traditionally industrial area is not where you’d expect to find John McDonald’s hobby turned family business, San Francisco Honey&Pollen Co. People come from all over the greater bay area, and further, to experience something rarely offered, a chance to safely submerge themselves in a bee’s […]