Assam’s First Bada Madam

For the first time in its 200-year history, an Assam tea estate is being led by a bada madam, or women boss.
by Fresh Cup Staff | December 12, 2018

Tea-Commerce Meets E-Commerce

Vahdam Teas is bringing the tea industry into the 21st Century. With a $2.5 million infusion of venture capital, the two-year-old company is poised to go from underdog to market leader.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 9, 2018

The Catalyst Behind Kumaon’s Comeback

Nestled in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, 200 miles west of Nepal’s border, lies a little-known tea region called Kumaon.
by Ingrid Remak | March 28, 2018

Bringing Tea to Britain, Again

A wave of young Brits are reintroducing their fellow citizens to tea.
by Michelle Comins | May 23, 2016

A History of Darjeeling

The creation and rise of India's premier tea-land.
by Cory Eldridge | December 29, 2015

Matcha Lassi

Japanese tea meets Indian tradition.
by Andrea Allen | November 9, 2015

Comins Tea House

Modern English tea in Dorset.
by Regan Crisp | July 29, 2015

Darjeeling’s First Flush

The first offering of India's premier terroir.
by Liz Clayton | April 21, 2015

Never Far from the Gardens of Home

Anupa Mueller's roots in Darjeeling run deep.
by Regan Crisp | December 8, 2014

Jack of Direct Trade

The many roles played by a direct-trade tea seller.
by Sarah Scarborough | December 1, 2014