A vintage picture of Ging Tea Estate dating back to the early 1900s.
( No Flavour Finer )
Voting begins for the Darjeeling Tea contest where the participants had to complete a simple sentence “I love Darjeeling Tea because…”
Four entrants were finally chosen forContinue reading
Darjeeling Tea – Autumn Flush Tea 2012 – Dooteriah Tea Estate
Darjeeling Tea Boutique announces the arrival of fresh Autumn loose leaf Darjeeling teas from Dooteriah tea estate.
This Darjeeling autumn flush tea is characterised by its bold and round liquor with strong hints of musk as is apparent from the picture. of the liquor of Dooteriah Autumn flush 2012, shown below.
Another view of the tea picker in one of the Darjeeling tea gardens here in Darjeeling doing here careful selecting of leaves and placing them in her basket called ‘doko’.
A closer look would also reveal the rope used by these tea pickers to hold their pick onto their head. It’s named ‘nanglo’ and are made from jute and the porters from the hills of Darjeeling use them as means to carry more than double their weight on their heads.
(Pic: Courtesy Basu Rai)
Darjeeling Tea Boutique announces the coupon code for the festive season. Use the coupon code DJ20xmas2 during check out to get 20% more teas and free 2 sample tea packs with every purchase.
This code is valid till 25th December 2012.
This blog post is not one among the series on branding Darjeeling teas, which got underway, last month titled: Branding Darjeeling Teas Series – 1.
It is categorized under branding Darjeeling Teas, as its intention is to look into the layers behind the branding and promotional intentions of the tea board ofIndia.Continue reading