The Easiest Way to Learn the History of Tea!

Dedicated to our new Tea Ambassador, Harry McGookin, our House Poet's recording of her longest poem to-date (an epic is brewing we understand) here's a short history of tea in rhyme!

When Liz's book, 'Distinguished Leaves' had its charity launch (she shares our spirit of giving) at the Savoy, the entire audience chanted the chorus. And Nigel Havers had  'his poem' - Earl Grey - read to him too.

See if the rhythm gets your feet tapping and dare to join in with the refrain 'brewing up a steaming cup of loose leaf tea!'  Somewhere at a Beatons in the Wiltshire countryside someone else is also chanting it under his breath as he wonders at the remarkable story that is 'tea'...