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Indonesian Sumatra Black Tea

Indonesia produces quality black teas that are excellent as a hearty breakfast cup or any time of day. A splash of milk often enhances the hearty flavor notes. Indonesian teas often make greatly refreshing iced beverages as well. Teas from Sumatra are very similar to teas from Java.

USDA Organic loose leaf Yunnan black tea
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This medium-bodied black tea selection boasts long, twisted leaves that yield a bright amber liquor fragrant with hints of Burgundy and spice. A velvety smooth mouth feel sets the stage for notes of earth, cocoa and honey, all of which become more pronounced as the tea cools. A whisper of spice lingers in the finish.

ZY17 |
$0.80/cup
Yunnan Zi Juan Congou Tea
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This unique black tea offering, “Zi Juan,” meaning “purple beauty,” originates from a purple bud varietal that was developed at the Menghai Research Station in Yunnan province. The purple-brown leaves have been loosely rolled and produce a dark amber liquor with a pronounced stone fruit aroma. The cup is smooth and sweet with a jammy/juicy character that hints of red wine. A suggestion of almond/nutty nuances leads to a clean finish.

ZP100 |
$0.55/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This superior China black tea is a great after-dinner tea. Stands up nicely to milk; delectable plain. (Our original China Yunnan, introduced as item TP50.)

ZY51 |
$0.23/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 9 Reviews
Yunnan Green Snail
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Dark olive-green leaves have been rolled into tight spiral shapes to create this premium green snail tea offering from Yunnan province. An aroma reminiscent of sweet tobacco imparts an interesting counterpoint to the classic fruity flavor profile of a Yunnan green tea. The mouth feel is full and buttery smooth with a lingering finish that whispers of spice. This premium selection is the perfect choice for those looking for a less vegetal Chinese loose leaf green tea.

ZG103 |
$0.51/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
loose leaf black tea
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Elegant, downy gold tips are showcased in this superb black tea offering from Yunnan province. A sweet cocoa aroma pairs well with toasty/biscuity notes in the thick, rich cup. A silky smooth mouth feel envelops hints of cocoa that linger long into the finish.

ZY44 |
$0.89/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 5 Reviews
loose leaf Yunnan black tea
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This medium-bodied selection boasts elegantly long, thin leaves that yield a dark copper liquor with a toasty aroma hinting of chocolate. A creamy smooth mouth feel sets the stage for rich notes of dark cocoa and honey. A whisper of spice lingers in the finish.

ZY81 |
$0.53/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This tea is returning at the end of July. For a comparable tea, we recommend sampling Yunnan TGFOP.
High-grown Yunnan of excellent quality. Sold by some as the best available, this grade is actually the best of the commonly available grades. Brisk flavor without the harshness of lesser Yunnan teas.

ZY40 |
$0.20/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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The dark brown leaves of this selection are accented with golden tips. Rich, earthy notes are present in the aroma and dark amber cup, and hints of white pepper and cassia add a pleasing accent. The smooth finish has a light tangy feel.

ZY30 |
$0.18/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 Reviews
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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A Broken Orange Pekoe from Yunnan province, this tea is a hearty version of the whole-leaf varieties. Try it with milk for a British style Yunnan cup.

ZY45 |
$0.11/cup
The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding Yunnan black tea selection is composed of handcrafted golden tips with a beautiful downy appearance. The russet-amber liquor is fragrant with hints of molasses. Layers of cocoa, spice and earth weave together to create a rich flavor that is complemented by a caramelized sugar sweetness. A whisper of spice lingers in the finish.

ZY09 |
$1.23/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This selection is handcrafted from a bold-leaf Yunnan varietal. The dry leaves are tightly rolled into a spiral snail shape, dark in color, with golden tip accents. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied with notes of bittersweet cocoa and carob, as well as the classic Yunnan spice hints.

ZY07 |
$0.23/cup
The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 9 Reviews
Yunnan black dragon tea pearls
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Large, dark brown leaves have been carefully rolled into uniform pearl shapes to create this unique Black Dragon Pearl tea from Yunnan province. Both the dry pearls and the infused liquor are fragrant with the scent of chocolate, hinting of its delicious flavor. The golden-amber cup of Yunnan black tea is rich and earthy with notes of sweet cocoa and hints of stone fruit. The finish is smooth and lingering.

ZY75 |
$1.07/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 5 Reviews
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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This organic tea has the bold flavor of a high-fired tea, yet it has a pleasing smoothness with delicate sweetness. The thin, well-twisted leaves produce a liquor with a pale green color. This is a very popular style of China green tea with a bolder leaf.

ZG14 |
$0.17/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
loose leaf Young Hyson China green tea
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This tea is returning at the end of the Summer. For a comparable tea, we recommend sampling Young Hyson Imperial Organic.
Brisk China green tea of the Chun Mee family. Superior quality, golden liquor with a hint of sweetness. Use sparingly for optimum flavor.

ZG10 |
$0.12/cup
The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 1 Review
loose leaf China white tea
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“Ya Bao” is a special production Yunnan white tea made entirely from tender young buds hand plucked from ancient tea trees. An aroma that hints of spring flowers and wildflower honey introduces the pale jade liquor. The silky smooth cup has a unique flavor, with a fruity sweetness that complements hints of flowers and honey. Light evergreen nuances linger into the bright finish. A rare treat for novices and tea connoisseurs alike!

ZW103 |
$0.53/cup
loose leaf Japanese black tea
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Produced at a small family tea garden in Shizuoka, Japan, this unique black tea is smoked for 6-8 hours using wood chips from an oak whisky barrel. A sweet, savory aroma, reminiscent of an autumn bonfire, introduces the velvety, full-bodied cup. A rich smoky/oak flavor takes center stage in the ruby-amber liquor, and is supported by a rounded fruity sweetness. The bold smokiness lingers long into the smooth finish, complemented by sweet whispers of amaretto and rose.

TJ102 |
$2.81/cup
loose leaf Japanese black tea
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Produced at a small family tea garden in Shizuoka, Japan, this unique black tea is smoked for 6-8 hours using wood chips from a Japanese cherry wood whisky barrel. With layers of smoke, Burgundy and hints of floral sweetness, the aroma is reminiscent of a warm charcoal fire. A buttery mouth feel and hints of toffee complement the pronounced smoky notes in the smooth, rich cup. That smoky character is joined by a prevailing sweetness that lingers long after the last sip.

TJ103 |
$2.81/cup
loose leaf herbal tea
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A tin of each of the following teas: BH101: Apple Mint Valerian Herbal Blend, BH102: Cinnamon Apple Guarana Maté, BH104: Lemongrass Apple Rosemary Herbal Blend, and BH105: Chamomile Mint Herbal Blend. All selections are caffeine-free except for BH102, which contains caffeine.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.
Herbals will vary according to the season.

SW02 |
$39.50
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Smooth and rich, this second flush Darjeeling offers pronounced muscatel notes in both the fragrant aroma and the dark amber cup. Nutty/toasty nuances and hints of honey lead to a dry, lingering finish that hints of spice. Another sublime selection from Victoria’s Peak, a division of the renowned Steinthal Estate.

TD187 |
$1.22/cup
USDA Organic Vanilla Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic South African Rooibos is blended with Bourbon vanilla bits, marigold petals and natural flavoring. Delicious hot or iced, you may enjoy this herbal infusion neat or with your favorite milk and sweetener.

BA38 |
$0.26/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
Vanilla loose leaf black tea
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This naturally flavored, whole-leaf black tea is smooth and rich with creamy vanilla flavor. The aroma is fragrant with notes of sweet vanilla bean. Enjoy this decadent treat any time of day.

NF90 |
$0.27/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
stainless steel electric tea kettle
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The Upton Tea Imports Electric Tea Kettle is made from quality materials and electrical components. Perfect for heating 10 to 40 ounces of water, this 1200W model will bring water to a boil in approximately five minutes and then shut off upon reaching the boiling point. The Upton Tea Imports Electric Kettle is cordless, and features a 1200-watt heating element, safety shut-off, a locking lid and brushed stainless steel construction. ETL-listed (conforms to UL Standard 1082). Made in China. One year limited warranty.

AK12 |
$34.95
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 8 Reviews
Upton Tea Imports Chatsford Teapot (6-cup)
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New Colors arriving this Summer!
After many requests from our customers, we are pleased to announce the arrival of our latest version of the Chatsford Teapot. This 6-cup (36 oz.) size is made exclusively for us in the USA by Hall China and the Homer Laughlin China Company. This food-service quality, fully-vitrified ceramic pot is designed to be durable and will provide many cups of enjoyment. A Chatsford Teapot provides a convenient way to prepare loose leaf tea quickly and easily. Fitted with a convenient tab for effortless removal, the ample polypropylene and mesh infuser basket allows full infusion of the leaves. A standard 6-cup red strainer basket (BPA free) is included with every teapot. A small "lip," located above the spout, is there to assist with the pour. Dimensions - Height: 7", Length: 9", Width: 4.5". Each teapot comes with a 30-day warranty. Please note that this teapot should never be placed in the microwave or directly on a heat source.

Pair with our 6-8 Cup Teapot Cosy to keep your tea piping hot.

AP36 |
$79.95
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
Upton Tea Imports Chatsford Teapot (20-ounce)
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New Colors arriving this Summer!
This 20-ounce Chatsford Teapot is made exclusively for Upton Tea Imports in the USA by Hall China and the Homer Laughlin China Company. This food-service quality, fully-vitrified ceramic pot is designed to be durable and should provide many cups of enjoyment. Chatsford teapots provide a convenient way to prepare loose leaf tea quickly and easily. Fitted with a convenient tab for effortless removal, the ample polypropylene and mesh infuser basket allows full infusion of the leaves. A standard 4-cup red strainer basket (BPA free) is included with every teapot. This teapot holds 20 oz. Dimensions - Height: 5", Length: 8", Width: 4.5". (Please note that image colors may vary due to monitor settings.) Each teapot comes with a 30-day warranty. Please note that this teapot should never be placed directly on a heat source.

Pair with our 2-4 Cup Teapot Cosy to keep your tea piping hot.

AP14 |
$44.00
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 8 Reviews
Upton Signature Mug
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Enjoy your favorite tea in our new signature mug! This elegant white porcelain mug sports our blue teapot logo on each side. With its generous handle and 9-ounce capacity, it will quickly become the mug you reach for whenever it’s time to steep your tea. For the perfect pairing, try it with our AS31: Chatsford Mug Infuser. The mug is 4 ⅛ inches tall with a 2 ¾ inch diameter. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Made in Germany.

AM55 |
$14.95
loose leaf tea infuser basket
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The unique adapter funnel on this universal filter provides a perfect fit to a wide range of mugs and teapots. Made of micro-fine stainless steel and a durable, heat-tolerant frame, the filter offers ample room for tea leaves to unfurl and release their full flavor. The filter’s “hat” helps to prevent heat loss while steeping and then doubles as a drip tray. 4 ¼” tall, including funnel. Fits mug or teapot diameters 2 ½” - 4 ¼”. Dishwasher safe. Made in Germany.

AUF1 |
$15.95
USDA Organic organic herbal blend
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A pronounced lemon fragrance introduces this caffeine-free, organic herbal blend. The smoothness of apple, the zest of turmeric and the freshness of lemon weave together to create a delicious tapestry of flavors. This tisane is delightful hot or iced.

BH100 |
$0.33/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
loose leaf Chai black tea
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This naturally flavored, premium black tea is blended with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, licorice, and coconut to produce a sweet Chai tea with a creamy smooth, tropical flair. Hints of caramel linger in the finish. This product contains coconut.

NT34 |
($0.22/cup) ($0.16/cup)
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Tropical Fruit loose leaf black tea
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A melange of dried papaya, passion fruit and pineapple, blended with a rich black tea, creates a decadent tropical fruit experience. Fragrant and sweet, this tea is wonderful hot or iced.

TF92 |
$0.14/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Traditional Masala Chai loose leaf tea
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A traditional Indian spiced tea recipe with a warm and robust character. The full flavor notes of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and clove hold up to milk and honey, the traditional way to take this tea.

This tea is the perfect choice to enjoy with a spoonful of our Tupelo Honey.

TE30 |
$0.21/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 16 Reviews
loose leaf China black tea
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We are excited to offer this outstanding black tea selection as most teas of this superior quality do not leave China. Less than 9 kilograms was produced in Tong Mu, located high in the Wuyi Mountains (formerly Bohea Hills) of northern Fujian province. The large wiry, ebony-brown leaves yield a dark ruby-amber liquor with an inviting caramel aroma hinting of marzipan. The exquisitely smooth cup fills your mouth with a rich depth of flavor – toasted almond notes, hints of warming spices and honeyed apricot, a whisper of earthy smokiness – all embraced by a sweet syrupy quality. The finish lingers with a whisper of spice. This stellar selection is truly a joy to savor.

ZP102 |
$4.73/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. This is our most popular Assam tea.

TA40 |
$0.16/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 Reviews
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A uniform, broken-leaf tea with bold character and strong, malty flavor. This tea is a great choice for breakfast and throughout the day.

TA20 |
$0.17/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
Tindharia Estate Second Flush Darjeeling Loose Leaf Tea
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Rich and full-bodied with a crisp, lively character, this second flush tea displays a profusion of gold and silver tips decorating the dark-brown, broken leaves. The aroma hints of sweet muscatel, which intensifies into notes in the dark ruby-amber cup. A warm toastiness lingers in the finish. Good with milk.

TD158 |
($0.36/cup) ($0.27/cup)
The average rating for this product is 2 out of 5 stars 1 Review
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This outstanding selection displays beautiful leaves in shades of green, sprinkled with delicate, silvery tips. The fragrance is fresh and sweet, with hints of corn silk. The sparkling amber-gold cup is bursting with honey sweetness and rich floral notes reminiscent of a spring garden. A buttery smooth mouth feel supports light vegetal hints and a crisp, lively quality that lingers long into the finish. Savor each sip of this stellar offering.

TD168 |
$2.17/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Tindharia Estate First Flush FTGFOP1 (2022 EX-1) Darjeeling
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Harvested on March 8, 2022, this is the very first plucking of the first flush season at Tindharia Estate. A profusion of downy silver tips decorate the olive-green leaves, which produce a fragrant golden liquor redolent with buttery floral notes suggestive of honeysuckle. The silky smooth cup fills your mouth with a lively feel that awakens the palate. Classic floral notes pair with a fruity sweetness reminiscent of juicy pineapple, which linger into the crisp finish. A truly delightful way to enjoy a tea moment at any time of day.

TD204 |
$2.64/cup
USDA Organic loose leaf Indian green tea
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This organic Darjeeling green tea is a great choice for those looking for a green tea with less vegetal flavor. The aroma is fresh and delicate with sweet melon hints. The pale golden cup is light and refreshing with hints of tropical fruit and flowers, supported by a silky smooth mouth feel. The finish is crisp and lingering.

TDG3 |
$0.46/cup
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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The loosely rolled leaves of this finest grade of China Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong produce a pale golden cup with a full, buttery mouth feel. A sweet, floral fragrance introduces notes of dried fruit and a hint of honeysuckle in the flavor. The finish lingers with a light toastiness.

ZO88 |
$0.51/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Loose leaf Tie-Guan-Yin Imperial Oolong tea
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The dry leaves of this top-quality Oolong offering are fragrant and expertly rolled, producing a sparkling gold liquor with a sweet floral aroma. Notes of orchid are complemented by a buttery mouth feel in the silky smooth cup. Hints of honey lend a richness to the lingering finish. This tea is a great choice for multiple steepings.

ZO33 |
$1.01/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
loose leaf melange russe tea
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This naturally flavored selection is the perfect balance of bergamot, stone fruit and black tea flavor with a dollop of vanilla sweetness. Light hints of bergamot and a whisper of anise complement the distinctly sweet aroma. The cup is medium-bodied with a smooth creamy mouth feel and lingering finish.

NT77 |
$0.26/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 5 Reviews
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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In this superb second flush Darjeeling selection, warm notes of toast and fruit weave together in the fragrant aroma, reminiscent of stone fruit jam on toast. This rich combination reveals itself in the silky smooth flavor as well, complemented by hints of spice that linger into the finish. Try a splash of milk to enhance this tea’s great qualities.

TD201 |
$0.41/cup
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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With elevations ranging over 6,000 feet, the Thurbo Estate has been producing premium Darjeeling teas for over a century. In this first flush offering, silver tips decorate attractive leaves in a colorful display of olive greens. A rich toasty aroma introduces an amber-gold cup with an assertive character that enhances its full, lively mouth feel. Fresh floral/herbaceous notes and a honey sweetness are complemented by notes of stone fruit, which lend a gentle crispness to the lingering finish.

TD177 |
$1.50/cup
tea book
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Written by master tea merchant, Roy Fong, this classic guide, an educational book about the extraordinary tea world of China, has been revised and expanded to include new material, particularly around water, teaware, and the brewing process. Fong also included more memories, anecdotes, and photographs from over 30 years of travel and learning in China's tea regions. From hand-picked white teas from Fu Ding and expertly crafted Oolongs from Taiwan, to patiently aged Pu-Erh from Yunnan and everything in between, Fong offers his insights on choosing, brewing, and enjoying more than a dozen iconic Chinese tea varieties.

ROY1 |
$21.00
2020 Teesta Valley First Flush Darjeeling Tea
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Decorated with downy silver tips, the bold olive-green leaves of this first flush selection produce a refreshing, amber-gold cup filled with tropical fruit sweetness. A light stone fruit aroma is complemented by crisp hints of white wine that linger in the smooth finish.

TD139 |
$1.41/cup
Teapot Filter Bags
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Finum brand 100 Tea Filters "Medium" (UPC: 004060 420217). Biodegradable oxygen-bleached filter bags designed for use with the plastic holder (AI35). Measures 5" long by 4" wide.

AI41 |
$6.00
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
Teapot Filter Bags
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Finum brand 100 Tea Filters "Large". UPC: 004060 420729. These teapot filter bags are ideal for 4-6 cups of tea and they make infusing loose tea simple. Try securing the top with one of the metal holders (AI33). Measures 5" long by 3" wide. 2" flap folds over opening. Made from biodegradable oxygen-bleached paper.

AI43 |
$7.25
loose leaf tea and honey gift set
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This sweet gift set features our new Signature Honeys, Wildflower Honey from Maine or Tupelo Honey from Georgia, paired with two tins of our favorite teas. Choose from the following variations: (A) Wildflower Honey with ZY51: China Yunnan TGFOP and TA40: Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam, (B) Wildflower Honey with BH51: Organic Chamomile and BH46: Organic Peppermint, (C) Tupelo Honey with NT31: Cinnamon Spice Chai and TE30: Traditional Masala Chai, (D) Tupelo Honey with TSA6: Colombian Breakfast Blend Organic and TB01: Organic English Breakfast Blend, and (E) Tupelo Honey with ZO77: Honey Oolong and BA22: Apricot Honey Rooibos Organic. Each gift set is beautifully packaged in our blue gift box.

Please note that the tins in this gift set cannot be personalized.

GS77 |
$42.75
loose leaf tea and honey gift set
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This sweet gift set includes a jar of Raw Wildflower Honey (from Massachusetts honeybees) paired with two tins of our favorite teas. Choose from one of the following variations: (A) NT90: Christmas Black Tea and TB12: C.T.C. Irish Breakfast Blend, (B) BH50: Chamomile and BH46: Organic Peppermint , (C) NT90: Christmas Black Tea and TB89: South Street Breakfast Blend or (D) TB01: Organic English Breakfast Blend and TE15: Earl Grey Organic. Beautifully packaged in our blue gift box.

Please note that the tins in this gift set cannot be personalized.

GS88 |
$29.00
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