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flavored loose leaf black tea
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Decorated with dried orange peels, this naturally flavored black tea is redolent with the scent and flavor of a freshly squeezed orange. The citrus notes provide a delicious accent to the smooth tea base, which finishes on a crisp, clean note.

NF50 |
Lemon loose leaf black tea
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With its creamy lemon fragrance and sweet lemon flavor, this naturally flavored black tea has quickly become a staff favorite. The smooth tea base lends a full mouth feel to the refreshing cup. Great hot or iced.

NF30 |
decaffeinated flavored loose leaf black tea
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Blended with dried lemon peels and blue cornflower petals, this CO2 decaffeinated black tea offering is creamy smooth and rich with notes of sweet lemon cake. Enjoy this delicious treat hot or iced.

NX30 |
Chai loose leaf black tea
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A wonderful blend of warming spices – ginger, cinnamon, cloves and black pepper - complements the rich flavor of this CO2 decaffeinated black tea selection. Great hot or iced.

TX30 |
Mango loose leaf black tea
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A natural mango-flavored black tea base is decorated with dried mango pieces and sunflower petals. The dark copper liquor has a pronounced mango aroma and flavor, juicy and sweet.

NF41 |
Earl Grey Lavender loose leaf black tea
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In this naturally flavored Earl Grey selection, the strong Ceylon black tea base is well balanced with notes of lavender and bright bergamot.

NT12 |
Chamomile Hibiscus loose leaf herbal tea
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A blend of chamomile, rose hips, orange peels, lemon grass, hibiscus and spearmint produces a naturally flavored, caffeine-free cup.

NH75 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A lively aroma, bright and malty, introduces this 2019 broken-leaf Assam selection. The dark amber cup has a pronounced malty flavor, supported by a thick mouth feel and toffee-like sweetness. A dollop of milk enhances the rich, gutsy character and lingering finish of this fine offering.

TA110 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The sparkling pale gold infusion produced by this 2020 first flush offering is fresh and fragrant with sweet vegetal hints. The smooth creamy cup exhibits a classic floral character and rounded mouth feel. The crisp finish lingers with hints of honey.

TD129 |
Chocolate Spice loose leaf black tea
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Fine black tea is blended with cocoa, cardamom and cinnamon to produce a balanced and warming cup. This naturally flavored selection offers a decadent treat for any chocolate or tea lover.

NT94 |
Blueberry Rooibos loose leaf herbal tea
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South African Rooibos is blended with pieces of dried blueberries, blackcurrants and grapes along with hibiscus flowers, rosehip peels and beetroot bits, creating a refreshing, caffeine-free herbal with a well-balanced sweet/tart flavor. Great hot or iced.

BA06 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2020 organic first flush selection offers well-twisted leaves, in hues of olive and tan, that infuse a golden amber liquor, heady with a sweet ambrosial scent. The cup is silky smooth with a lively, complex flavor profile. Floral notes layer with whispers of honey and fleeting hints of tropical fruit nectar, finishing with a crisp, clean quality. This tea is a true delight to the senses.

TD144 |
loose leaf China black tea
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A rich chocolate aroma and flavor are showcased in this premium China black tea selection from Yunnan province. Toasty hints warm the velvety smooth mouth feel of the dark copper cup. The finish is long and lingering.

ZY100 |
Hibiscus Berry loose leaf herbal tea
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Rote Grutze, or Red Groats, is a sweet fruit blend, originating in Denmark and northern Germany. This naturally flavored herbal is a delightful melange of grapes, elderberries, blueberries and hibiscus. A hint of sugar cookie sweetness complements the tart fruity flavor. This refreshing, caffeine-free beverage tastes great hot or iced.

NF60 |
USDA Organic English Breakfast organic loose leaf black tea
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A hearty blend of rich CTC Assam and BOP Ceylon teas, yielding a cup with robust flavor and a brisk finish. This is an organic version of a classic, bracing breakfast blend.

TB01 |
Mint loose leaf green tea
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Inspired by the traditional mint tea of Morocco, this delightful blend of Gunpowder green tea and peppermint produces an invigorating, well-balanced cup. Prominent notes of mint lend a cool, refreshing character to the smooth, full-bodied green tea base. Tastes great, hot or iced.

TE47 |
China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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This selection is a mixture of Shou Pu-Erh and the Nuo Mi Xiang herb. When infused, the liquor yields an earthy aroma with hints of cinnamon. The earthy flavor emerges in the cup, along with notes of dark molasses and honey. Each square or heart-shaped (as available) piece will yield approximately two cups of tea.

ZH34 |
loose leaf flavored black tea
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A premium blend of Ceylon and China teas, the smooth black tea base balances well with the refreshing natural flavors of bergamot and citrus fruit. Popular in Europe, this Russian-style blend is recommended for an interesting departure from traditional Earl Grey.

NT06 |
Irish Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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A blend of Tippy GFBOP Assam teas for strength, plus a distinctive, bright Ceylon tea for briskness. This Orthodox Process Irish Breakfast style loose leaf tea is very flavorful.

TB20 |
Chamomile loose leaf herbal tea
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Whole dried flowers, with a high concentration of flavor oils, yield a rich, deep-yellow cup. A caffeine-free beverage.

BH50 |
English Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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A full-bodied and flavorful Ceylon blend. An excellent morning tea, especially suited for the addition of milk and sugar.

TB18 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A choice blend of regional Ceylons.

TC05 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A bold CTC style tea with rich flavor. The dark liquor will readily take milk. Especially suited as a bracing morning tea.

TA27 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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The best China Lapsang Souchong we have found. To our knowledge, we are the only importer of this grade of loose leaf China Lapsang Souchong tea. Superior in flavor. Very smoky, yet quite mellow.

ZS80 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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A lightly oxidized leaf that releases a delicate, flowery liquor. The sweet and refreshing taste is enhanced by the fragrance of lilacs. A truly exquisite tea.

TT88 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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Blended especially for Upton Tea Imports, this tea is a pleasing and subtly complex variation on a rich, smoky classic. The perfect gift for the Lapsang Souchong drinker who seeks a less smoky cup.

ZS90 |
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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An exceptional golden tip Darjeeling blend. We first introduced this tea in 1990 and it continues to be our most popular Darjeeling.

TD50 |
Chai loose leaf black 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.

TE30 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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This is the finest Jade Oolong tea we’ve ever sampled. Orchid, honey and buttery notes weave together to create a complex aroma and flavor with a creamy smooth mouth feel and long, lingering finish. For those of you looking for the best of what Taiwan can offer, this outstanding Oolong selection is highly recommended.

TT89 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Japanese researchers created GABA tea serendipitously in the 1980's. Wanting effective methods to preserve tea, not fully oxidized leaf was exposed to nitrogen. The glutamic acid inherent in tea was transformed to Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, or GABA for short. This selection is notable for its broad and interesting flavor profile, with notes of mango, peach and guava. The cup has a creamy body with a pronounced, lingering sweetness.

TT78 |
African loose leaf black tea
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A smooth, medium-bodied cup is produced from the long, dark brown leaves. A hint of honey is introduced in the aroma, blooming into a pronounced note in the coppery amber cup. A nutty nuance complements the sweet flavor, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

TK22 |
USDA Organic Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic Rooibos has an inviting aroma, with hints of vanilla and citrus. The smooth flavor has notes of spice and caramel. We recommend this tisane for drinking iced, as well as hot.

BA20 |
Scottish Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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Blended from select teas of India, Sri Lanka, and China to appeal to those who favor an eye-opening experience in the morning, this loose Scottish broken-leaf tea yields a cup with a round, full flavor, malty notes, and brisk character. A perfect choice to start the day.

TB14 |
loose leaf flavored black tea
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Fragrant notes of ripe peach scent this naturally flavored, premium black tea from China. This is the second of four special teas created to celebrate our 30th anniversary. Decorated with flower blossoms, the ebony-brown leaves produce a rich, full-bodied cup, the perfect balance of black tea flavor and sweet notes of juicy peach. Enjoy “a day at the peach” with this truly decadent treat. Great hot or iced.

This tea is comparable with our retired TE98: Huang Shan Sunset Tea.

NT98 |
loose leaf flavored black 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 |
China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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This whole-leaf Shou Pu-Erh selection is aromatic and robust, with a hearty kick. Pronounced earthy/toasty notes are present in the dark, rich cup, along with hints of molasses. Its smooth character lingers long into the finish.

ZH54 |
Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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This fine C.T.C. (Crush-Tear-Curl) style of tea infuses quickly. One minute of steeping produces a hearty cup of flavorful tea.

TA11 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The dark russet amber cup has a full, rich flavor, punctuated by a brisk, refreshing aroma. A citrus-like brightness embraces sweet honey notes in the medium-bodied liquor.

TC57 |
Afternoon Blend loose leaf black tea
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A mellow, whole-leaf blend of Keemun, Ceylon, and Darjeeling. An exceptional tea that is smooth enough for drinking plain, and sturdy enough to take milk or lemon.

TB86 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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Rated a top tea region since the Tang Dynasty, Hubei province produces this remarkable black tea. A special grade of Keemun.

ZK22 |
China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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The quality of leaf and the careful production differentiates this Yunnan Pu-Erh from the common varieties. Still intense and earthy, but smoother and more complex in flavor. A sample is suggested for the uninitiated.

ZH60 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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This grade of Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) has more complex flavor and finer leaf style than our TT55. Highly recommended.

TT57 |
Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This selection has an interesting pedigree, being a mix of two special varietals. The result is a cup somewhat akin to a Kenyan purple tea, with its lavender-brown colored liquor. The aroma has a toasty/nutty sweetness. The cup is delicate and smooth with sweet herbaceous notes and hints of flowers and melon.

TJ65 |
USDA Organic Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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This selection from Kirishima, in Kagoshima prefecture, is crafted from the Yabukita cultivar and usually reserved for the domestic market. The mouth feel has a decidedly brothy character, and the flavor has a classic "umami" aspect. A superb specimen of this style and grade.

TJ18 |
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 |
Earl Grey loose leaf black tea
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Earl Grey tea, blended with TGFOP Assam and rare China teas. A balanced blend for those who prefer a lighter bergamot flavor. Drink with or without milk.

TE14 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The best value in Darjeeling tea. Broken-leaf Darjeeling is often overlooked, either because the price is so reasonable or because too much value is placed on a more stylish leaf. This flavorful BOP blend offers a great cup at a very attractive price.

TD06 |
East Frisian Breakfast Blend loose leaf black tea
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This tippy, whole-leaf version offers more complexity of flavor, while still maintaining the body and strength characteristic of East Frisian tea blends.

TB52 |