We have so many authors and poets to choose from so we thought we would give you the option of selecting two and we will put them into a really nice gift bag for you!
This could be a lovely literary inspired gift for that bookish person you know or simply as an extra special treat for you, either way it is a lovely option to buy some literary greats teas.
There is a choice of either a natural bag with window or a white bag with window, please select from the options.
The bag comes hand tied with a satin ribbon, please specify which colour ribbon you would like, either the default green as in the photographs or alternatively deep purple, orange, bright pink, red or royal blue; if you can't decide then we can match the ribbon to the authors you choose if you would prefer! Please choose from the drop down menu.
Inside the bag will be 2 of our square white tea tins with our distinctive book wrap, along with a guide to brewing loose leaf tea.
Now for the hard part, which ones would you like? Below is a list of the literary greats with their particular blend, all you need to do is select which two and add this into the comments box at checkout . We hope that is clear enough, any questions please feel free to message us!
DON'T FORGET TO LET US KNOW YOUR 2 CHOICES!
There are 48 authors, poets and playwrights in our Literary Collection with many more to follow:
A.A. MILNE – Orange Crush - Our fabulous, bright, zingy, citrusy, fruity, full of flavour orange infusion! This blend is an all fruit tea and makes a wonderful fruity hot infusion or perfect over ice. It brings a bright ray of sunshine into your cup! Ingredients: Orange peel, orange flowers, apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
AGATHA CHRISTIE - Darjeeling - Known as the champagne of black teas as its exclusive taste and quality and cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world! Ingredients: Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
ALEXANDRE DUMAS - Lavender Earl Grey – All for one and one for all! - Our Lavender Earl Grey is blended with Sri Lankan black tea infused with the ever-distinctive bergamot oil. To add a little twist to this wonderfully aromatic tea we have added a sprinkling of lavender flowers to offer a wonderfully perfumed cup of tea. We hope once you have tasted this delicate blend you will be delighted with its balance of flavours! Ingredients Sri Lankan black tea, lavender de Provence, blue cornflower Petals, bergamot oil. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
ANNE BRONTE - Chamomile Flowers – There is always a ‘BUT’ in this imperfect world. - This herbal chamomile tea has nothing added or taken away, simply beautiful chamomile flowers for the ideal relaxing drink. Naturally caffeine Free. Ingredients: Egyptian Chamomile flowers. Net Weight 50g.
ARISTOTLE - Mint Liquorice - Calling all lovers of liquorice, this has got to be tried, a lovely cooling, sweet drink with just the right amount of peppermint, fennel and liquorice to soothe and refresh. It is also good for the tummy if you have been overdoing it! A delightful tea to just relax and unwind with. Naturally caffeine free. Ingredients: Peppermint, fennel, Liquorice. Net Weight 70g.
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE - Earl Grey - A tea blend as British as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself - A gorgeous large unbroken leaf from Sri Lankan, infused with a strong and distinctive oil of bergamot, then we added a little extra zing from lemon peel and orange flowers too.Ingredients: Sri Lankan Uva black tea, lemon peel, orange flowers, bergamot oil. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
BEATRIX POTTER - Strawberry Infusion - This is a wonderful Strawberry all fruit tea. This is a fabulous all fruit infusion, that tastes as good as it smells! A perfect way to drink a cup full of strawberries! Drink either hot or over ice as a fantastic fruit iced tea. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
BRAM STOKER - Very Cherry Infusion - A wonderful fruit infusion created with flavoursome Morello cherries. A sweet, bright, blood red blend to inspire! Ingredients: Apple pieces, Hibiscus petals, rosehip peel, Morello cherries, Rose petals, Lemongrass, Elderflower, Orange flowers, natural flavouring. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
CHARLES DICKENS - Dickensian, Connoisseurs Blend - A rich flavoursome blend, a true connoisseurs black tea. Wonderful complex mix of flavours that dance over the tongue. Ideal as accompaniment to the well written words of Charles Dickens! Ingredients: Chinese Yunnan black tea, Chinese Mao Feng black tea, Indian 1st Flush Darjeeling. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
CHARLOTTE BRONTE - Jasmine White Tea - Oh Heaven on earth! This youngest downy bud of white tea has the most delicate flavour and when coupled with the beautiful aromatic essence of Jasmine then it really is a match made in heaven. There is no better way to relax and unwind than to have a cup of this tea in your hand. Ingredients: Chinese jasmine white tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 40g.
CS LEWIS - Vanilla Chai - This is a sweet, exotic mixture of excellent black tea, spiced with aromatic ginger, cardamom and cinnamon then the added sweetness of vanilla. It is simply delicious!!!! Ingredients: Assam Indian black tea, Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces and flavouring, ginger pieces, cardamom pieces, cinnamon pieces. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
DANTE - Chilli Mint – If you like a little something with a big kick then this could be just right for you! With the growing trend for Chilli in the UK we thought why leave Tea out? This is a glorious blend of the finest mint leaves with real chilli mixed in. It’s a simple mix but be warned the longer you leave this the more powerful the chilli kick – how far dare you push it! Ingredients: Spearmint, red peppercorns. Net Weight 50g.
DAPHNE DU MAURIER - Rose Earl Grey - When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person – This is a beautiful tea, Rose Earl Grey, blended with Sri Lankan black tea infused with distinctive bergamot oil, we have then added a sprinkling of rose buds and petals to offer a delicately perfumed cup of tea. Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, rose buds and petals, bergamot oil. Net Weight 70g.
DH LAWRENCE - Rose Chocolate – In every living thing there is the desire for love - Rose Chocolate - A fabulous blend of silky chocolate with the aromatic touch of rose petals. A delicious black tea, that has a subtle touch of perfumed rose, just think chocolate covered Turkish Delight! Ingredients: Sri Lankan and Chinese Keemun black teas, rose petals, vanilla pieces, chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
EDGAR ALLAN POE - Vanilla Black Tea - This is a perfect well balanced match of flavours. Rich dark black tea perfectly complimented with the luxurious flavour of vanilla. Ideal when pondering over life itself!
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Black Tea, Vanilla Pieces, Calendula Petals and natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
EMILY BRONTE - Peach Blossom - One of our favourites, this absolutely fabulous infusion oozes with peach and blossoms to offer your taste buds one of the best fruit experiences you will ever have had! You cannot say no to this luxurious fruit tisane. Ingredients: Apple pieces, orange pieces, rosehip pieces, hibiscus, jasmine flowers, orange flowers, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY - Russian Caravan - A very aromatic and flavoursome smoked tea, blended from Oolong, Chinese Keemun and Lapsang Souchong. A very distinctive and morish black tea. Ingredients: Oolong, China Keemun and Lapsang Souchong. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD - We have taken a high quality black tea then blended it with wonderful Passion Fruit and Mango, a truly delicious tea. A wonderful fruity black tea with a truly tropical zing! Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, mango pieces, passion fruit pieces, orange peel, rosehip, hibiscus, natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
GEOFFREY CHAUCER - Fennel and Licorice - Time and tide wait for no man … - A truly aromatic warming infusion of sweet liquorice, blended with fennel, ginger, lemon balm and cinnamon. Not only will it warm you as it gently works its way down but should also be a wonderful soother for the tummy too. Ingredients: Liquorice, lemon balm, ginger, fennel and cinnamon. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 60g.
GEORGE ORWELL - Ale Blend – War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength. This is a very smooth tea, with hints of caramel and chocolate too, with a slight bitterness from the hops at the end of each sip. Something so very different but certainly a blend that all ale lovers should perhaps try! Ingredients: Indian Assam, Sri Lankan black tea, Indian 1st flush Darjeeling, Kentish Hops, caramel pieces, cocoa pieces, natural flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN - Chocolate Orange - Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale - A truly luxurious blend of black tea, real cocoa and zesty orange, two flavours that work so well together! You still know you are drinking tea but it has subtle notes of cocoa and juicy orange. Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells, orange peel, orange flowers, apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, natural orange flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
HOMER - China Keemun - It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive - This great black tea leaf is an extremely high quality large leaf variety from the Qimen Provence in China. It has fabulous, slightly light perfume and full bodied with a mellow, sweet taste. It is known as the Burgundy of black teas - like a glass of fine wine but in a cup! Ingredients: Chinese Keemun Mao Feng black tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
H G WELLS - Cherry and Almond Tea - A really well balanced full of flavour tea, blended with a fabulous Ceylon black tea which is delicate in flavour , with just the right amount of almond pieces perfectly matched with slices of freeze dried cherries. A lovely fruity blend with a hint of almonds. Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, freeze dried sliced cherries, ALMOND pieces, cranberry pieces, raspberry pieces, strawberry pieces, red cornflowers and natural cherry flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
JAMES JOYCE - Cherry & Rhubarb Green Tea - A lovely fruity green tea, a wonderful mix of Japanese green tea and delicious juicy flavours of rhubarb and cherries. This makes a beautiful refreshing alternative for drinking at breakfast or for a little afternoon lift. Ingredients: Japanese Sencha green tea, hibiscus, rose petals, rhubarb pieces and natural flavours. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
JANE AUSTEN - Rose Passion - A beautiful, light infusion of rose petals and passion flower that combine to offer a sweet, delicate floral experience. A reflection of what must have been Jane's own delicate but bright personality. Ingredients: Rose Petals, Rosehips, Passionflower, Hibiscus. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 50g.
J M BARRIE - Rich Chocolate - A truly luxurious blend of black tea and real cocoa. Fill up a mug, wrap your hands around it and breathe in the gorgeous aroma of chocolate and vanilla. Even better itís a cup full of choccie without the guilt of any calories! Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, Chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
JOHN KEATS - Sleepy Tea - A thing of beauty is a joy forever. - A herbal tea to help you relax and unwind. A truly wonderful mix of chamomile, lavender and passion flower. Drink before bedtime to ease you into a peaceful sleep. Ingredients: Chamomile, rose petals, lavender flowers, passion flowers. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 50g.
JULES VERNE - Smoked Almond - Anything one man can imagine other men can make real - We have blended Chinese smoked black tea with a high quality Ceylon, then added almond pieces to give a strong, well rounded, full of nutty notes tea. One of our team cannot get enough marzipan in his life and since tasting this tea has drunk nothing else! Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, almond pieces, smoked Chinese black tea, almond flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. ALLERGEN WARNING: CONTAINS NUTS. Net Weight 80g.
LEO TOLSTOY - Oolong and Mint Tea - The light freshness of the mint combined with the heady scents of Oolong makes for a wonderful refreshing tea. I have also found that it really helps with digestion too. Ingredients: Ti Guan Yin Oolong, Peppermint & Spearmint. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
LEWIS CARROLL - Forest Fruit Infusion - A riot of fruity flavours in each and every cup. A wonderful mix of real berries, flowers and fruits, this really is a fantastic fresh tasting infusion that could so easily be a great big bowl of beautiful berries. Ingredients: Hibiscus, rosehip, orange peel, apple pieces, elderberries, flavour, blackberry leaves, sea buckthorn berries. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
LORD BYRON - Kashmiri Green Chai - We have chosen an exotic tea to reflect the exotic nature of Lord Byron! This is such a beautiful tea, the goodness of green tea blended with Asian delights to give you an uplifting, gently spiced flavour with truly refreshing qualities. Ingredients: Chinese Imperial Pinhead green tea, cardamom, safflower, jasmine blossoms, calendula petals, sunflower petals and natural flavours. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT - Rose Lemonade – Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select the more enjoyable. - This is a delightful light blend of green tea with a citrus lemon touch and the gentle aromatic perfume of rose petals. A really refreshing tea with a little citrus rose zing! Ingredients: Chinese green tea, lemon grass, lemon verbena, lemon pieces, rose petals, rose buds, natural lemon flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
MARK TWAIN - Caramel Dream Rooibos - A wonderful herbal tea blend of South African Rooibos and sweet caramel. Like having a dessert in a cup, it really is very morish. Ingredients: South African Rooibos, Calendula petals, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
MARY SHELLEY - Sweet Lavender - Sri Lankan large leaf black tea blended with lavender flowers to calm your senses, then a little sweetness of vanilla. The aroma of the lavender is so silky and smooth with the just the slightest hints of fudge notes to add that little bit of extra luxury. Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, Kentish lavender flowers, flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
OVID - Assam - For those of you who may not know, Assam is pretty much the strongest large leaf black tea that you can buy. Our Assam is of supreme quality, it is both powerful and malty and gives a strong, distinctive taste. A perfect tea if you are looking for strength in character and colour, it will easily give you that morning boost! Ingredients: Assam Indian Black Tea. Naturally contains caffeine. 15. Ovid - For those of you who may not know, Assam is pretty much the strongest large leaf black tea that you can buy. Our Assam is of supreme quality, it is both powerful and malty and gives a strong, distinctive taste. A perfect tea if you are looking for strength in character and colour, it will easily give you that morning boost! Ingredients: Assam Indian Black Tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
PLATO - Lapsang Souchong - This is a truly distinctive rich Chinese black tea, made in the traditional way of slowly smoking the leaves over pine wood. The leaves are of a high quality, unbroken variety; they will brew a good strength black tea with the obvious smoked taste and aroma. Ingredients: Chinese Lapsang Souchong. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - Lemon Green Tea – A perfect blend of flavours, green tea and citrus. Excellent green tea blended with wonderfully healthy Lemon verbena and lemon grass. A really refreshing tea with a little citrus zing. Ingredients: Chinese green tea, lemon grass, lemon verbena, flavour, lemon pieces. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
RUDYARD KIPLING - Pure Tropical - Open the doors to the Caribbean and let the sun pour in! Brimming with pineapple and coconut this all fruit infusion will have you floating on air all the way to warm seas and back again. Absolutely fantastic hot as it encourages those tropical aromas to ooze out, but is just as fab taken over ice. Ingredients: Apple pieces, pineapple, mango, coconut, natural flavour, orange flowers, hibiscus, rosehip. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
SOCRATES - Japanese Sencha - A delightful light refreshing super green tea. This has a clean, light fragrance of a fresh tea. Apart from the fact that this is a great green tea it is very high in polyphenols, catechins and antioxidants which has been suggested through scientific research that these elements have powerful health benefits. Ingredients: Japanese green tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
SOPHOCLES - Cinnamon Rooibos - Earthy and warm, our excellent South African Rooibos blended with aromatic cinnamon to give your senses a fantastic warm, fuzzy glow. It is naturally caffeine free too, which means it tastes wonderful and is a really good alternative to tea if you are worried about your caffeine intake! Ingredients: South African Rooibos, vanilla pieces, cinnamon, flavour. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 80g.
TOLKIEN - Green Seaside - We used wonderful high grade Sencha and enhanced it using seabuck thorn to add a gentle saltyness, mixed in bright spearmint, a dash of lemon verbena and then sprinkled blue cornflowers, the result a bright, refreshing blend which has proved to be a success time and time again. Ingredients: Japaneses Sencha, Sea buckthorn, Lemon Verbena, Spearmint and Cornflowers Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
THOMAS HARDY - Jasmine Green Tea - A relaxing, fragrant blend with all the goodness of a wonderful Yunnan Provence green tea leaf. The leaves are dried and laid amongst glorious Jasmine Flowers, over time the heavenly scent is infused into these leaves. Jasmine has a wonderful relaxing effect. Ingredients: Chinese jasmine green tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
T S ELIOT - Lemon & Ginger Infusion - Lemon and Ginger- Warm spicy ginger blended with a wonderful zesty lemon kick, a fantastic drink for after dinner. As a gentle digestive soother or as a quick pick me up at breakfast; whenever you fancy its sure to tickle your taste buds! Ingredients: Lemongrass, Lemon Peel, Lemon Balm, Ginger. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 60g.
VICTOR HUGO - Blenders Notes: This is a wonderfully balanced blend of a high grade black tea, with just the perfect balance between apples and cinnamon. Ingredients: Premium Indian black tea, Dried apple, cinnamon pieces, freeze dried apple, blackberry leaves, safflower petals and natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
VIRGIL - Orange Pekoe Dimbula Ceylon – Orange Pekoe whole leaf Ceylon black tea, from the Dimbula region in Sri Lanka. It is a high quality tea that gives a golden cup tea with a delicate and mellow flavour. Ingredients: Sri Lankan Full leaf orange pekoe black tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 70g.
VIRGINIA WOOLF - Green Earl Grey - For most of history anonymous was a woman - We have taken a traditional tea and put our own little twist to it! Tea with a hint of bergamot has been a firm favourite for many decades, but here we have combined it with healthy green tea and citrus fruits. Ingredients:
Chinese Green Tea, lemon peel & orange blossom, natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - Premium English Breakfast Tea - Our breakfast tea is of a premium quality, we believe we have the flavours perfectly balanced and are excellent. We have chosen to use several different black tea leaves from Sri Lanka, India, Kenya and Rwanda which we believe offers a full of flavour, rich malty blend. Ingredients: Indian Assam, Sri Lankan Dimbula, Kenyan Milima & Rwandan Black Teas. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH - Quiet Time Rooibos - This is a beautiful calming tea, ideal when seeking a quiet moment of calm. Excellent warming vanilla flavoured South African Rooibos blended with all natural aromatic chamomile flowers and lavender. Simply excellent, warming, sweet and relaxing. Ingredients: South African Rooibos, Egyptian chamomile and lavender de Provence, natural vanilla flavouring. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 60g.
The square tins have a hinged lid and their dimensions are: 75mm wide x 75mm deep x 95mm high. Each tin of tea will make up to 35 cups.
The jute bag measures: The gift bag measures: 15cm (H) x 20cm (W) x 10cm (D)
Every gift or tea that we sell is always made to order and will have at least 12 months best before date on them!
DON'T FORGET TO LET US KNOW YOUR 2 CHOICES!
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