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Upton Tea Imports sources the finest loose leaf teas from all over the world for your enjoyment, cup by cup. Choose from energizing full leaf black and green teas to refreshing fruit teas, revitalizing herbal teas, exotic Formosa teas, and more. Our high-quality conventional and organic loose teas come from the most renowned tea-growing regions and estates on Earth and are sure to please the discerning tea connoisseur.

USDA Organic Assam GFOP organic loose leaf tea
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This Assam selection produces a dark cup with a full flavor profile. Notes of cocoa and a delicate caramel hint complement a sweet and toasty aroma for an enjoyable cup.

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

TA07 |
$0.12/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 39 Reviews
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 broken-leaf tea yields a cup with a round, full flavor, malty notes, and brisk character. A perfect choice to start the day.

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

TB14 |
$0.13/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 38 Reviews
loose leaf bergamot earl grey tea
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A rich, inviting fragrance introduces this naturally flavored, premium black tea selection. This is the third of four special teas created to celebrate our 30th Anniversary. The robust cup is smooth and full-bodied with pronounced deep bergamot notes. The finish is long and lingering.

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

NT11 |
$0.24/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 Reviews
ctc irish breakfast blend loose tea
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The Crush-Tear-Curl manufacturing method produces quick-brewing teas with full flavor. We highly recommend this blend of Assam teas for those who like a very hearty cup. Exquisite with milk.

TB12 |
$0.14/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 36 Reviews
USDA Organic loose leaf Japanese sencha organic tea
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A sweet, delicate fragrance introduces this organic Japanese Sencha tea. The yellow-jade cup has a light vegetal character with savory hints of umami. A gentle sweetness complements the clean finish. A great value.

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

TJ00 |
$0.21/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 8 Reviews
Loose leaf blue flower Earl Grey tea
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Decorated with blue cornflower petals, this naturally flavored Earl Grey selection has a light bergamot fragrance and well-balanced flavor. Smooth and citrus bright, the medium amber cup offers the perfect blend of natural bergamot and black tea flavor. A light sweetness complements the bergamot and lingers into the finish.

NT16 |
$0.21/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
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.

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

TB01 |
$0.16/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 24 Reviews
English Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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A bit lighter than our River Shannon Blend, this English Breakfast style tea is a rich blend of Assam, Ceylon, and Keemun. Best with milk.

TB30 |
$0.15/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 5 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
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 tippy orthodox darjeeling 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.

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

TD50 |
$0.20/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 Reviews
Finum Stainless Steel Brewing Basket (Med.)
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The Finum Brewing Basket is a permanent filter for brewing tea and herbals. The filter is constructed of a durable stainless steel mesh and a heat-tolerant plastic frame. Included is a lid, which can also be used as a drip tray if reversed. This filter stands approximately 3 inches tall and is suitable for teacups & teapots with openings 2 1/2" to 3 1/2" diameter. Available in 4 colors. Made in Germany. BPA free product.

AS61 |
$9.25
$6.94
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
USDA Organic Jasmine Pearl organic loose leaf green tea
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This rare offering is produced from carefully selected leaf sets, consisting of buds and tender first-leaf sets. It is then scented with the highest quality jasmine blossoms, which are later painstakingly removed to ensure that the quality of the leaf is represented in the cup.

ZJ91 |
$0.75/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
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 caffine-free tisane for drinking iced, as well as hot.

BA20 |
$0.12/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 13 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
Decaffeinated Irish Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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This premium blend of decaffeinated broken-leaf Assam black teas produces a rich, full-bodied cup. The aroma is sweet with hints of malt. The dark copper liquor is bright with a smooth mouth feel, leading to a pleasant pungency lingering in the finish.

TBX9 |
$0.34/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 9 Reviews
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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With its rich flavor profile and smooth mouth feel, this standard grade Keemun represents a great value for a China black tea. Hints of wine and a suggestion of smoke round out the earthy, full-bodied cup.

ZK11 |
$0.18/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 9 Reviews
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 |
$0.14/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 20 Reviews
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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This grade of Gunpowder tea is produced from fine, organic China green tea that is painstakingly processed into loosely rolled "pearls." The finished product is a tea with rich flavor, balanced pungency, and the smoky tones one would expect from a quality Gunpowder.

ZG26 |
$0.16/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 Reviews
loose leaf Ceylon black tea
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This rich Ceylon breakfast tea is a blend of black teas from Kandy, the tea growing region where James Taylor produced the first crop of Ceylon black tea back in the 1860s. The aroma is sweet and toasty with hints of raisin and citrus. The smooth, deep-amber cup is bright and lively with a full mouth feel and well-balanced flavor that hints of cocoa, citrus and a crisp evergreen nuance that lingers into the finish.

TB11 |
$0.39/cup
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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Produced in the mountainous region of Zhejiang province, this distinguished organic selection represents an especially good value in Lung Ching tea. Hand-processed leaves are fashioned into flat, yellow-green leaf sets, yielding a flavorful cup with a sweet character and buttery smooth mouth feel. The aroma is fragrant with nutty notes and a light floral hint.

ZG60 |
$0.46/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
loose leaf China Oolong
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Dark olive-green leaves are loosely rolled and enhanced with natural honey flavoring in this unique Chinese Oolong offering. The aroma is redolent with pronounced buttery honey notes, complemented by hints of apricot. The pale golden cup blooms with prominent notes of honey and flowers, sweetened with hints of stone fruit. The finish is smooth and lingering.

ZO77 |
$0.37/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
USDA Organic Ginger organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a widely used and very popular herb. Our tisane is from India and has a zesty, peppery character. The liquor is slightly darker in color and has a lingering sweet/spicy quality. A steeping time of 8-10 minutes is recommended.

BH15 |
$0.23/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
USDA Organic Organic lemon ginger loose leaf herbal tea
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The perfect marriage of lemon and ginger creates this spicy, invigorating blend, great for any time of day. Contains organic ginger pieces, organic lemongrass, organic lemon peel, organic licorice root, and organic spearmint.

BH18 |
$0.19/cup
The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 7 Reviews
loose leaf yamato sencha tea
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A superior grade of Sencha, with a brighter flavor and smoother finish than basic Sencha. Highly recommended.

TJ16 |
$0.31/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 13 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
USDA Organic loose leaf Mozambique black tea
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From the Monte Metilile Estate, small, well-made leaves produce a smooth, robust breakfast blend with a toasty aroma and rich mouth feel. Hints of stone fruit add a sweetness to both the aroma and the dark amber cup. Delicious with or without a splash of milk, this organic tea is the perfect choice to accompany something sweet.

TK33 |
$0.19/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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A fine complement of golden tips sets this stylish selection apart. The flavor has classic Burgundy-like Keemun notes, with subtle smokiness and a hint of cocoa. This one comes close to the Hao-Ya 'A' Keemun of days past.

ZK96 |
$1.00/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
USDA Organic Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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Limited lots of organic Gyokuro tea are produced each year. This lot has smooth umami notes, a rich cup and a clean, sweet finish. It was grown in Miyazaki prefecture using the Yabukita cultivar. We are happy to offer this tea while our current supply lasts.

TJ81 |
$0.61/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
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 Sencha Green Tea From Japan
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Delicate but brisk, this splendid loose leaf sencha green tea has a clean vegetal flavor. Rapidly gaining the recognition it deserves, this Japanese sencha tea refreshes the palate with a hint of sweetness.

TJ10 |
$0.23/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 Reviews
English Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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A hearty blend of Ceylon and Assam teas, this tea is rich and flavorful, even with extra milk.

TB10 |
$0.15/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 Reviews
loose leaf black tea
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A tin (approx 35g) each of the following: TP12: Premium China Keemun, TD50: No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling, ZY51: China Yunnan TGFOP, and TB51: East Frisian BOP Assam Tea. Representative of a wide range of fine black teas.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.

SM30 |
$25.75
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Old South Meeting House Boston Tea Party Breakfast Blend
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A mélange of China Bohea and Congou black teas creates this hearty breakfast blend, perfect for your morning cup. Notes of earth and red wine are complemented by a toffee sweetness in the fragrant aroma. The dynamic flavor profile features notes of earth, semi-sweet cocoa, and oak Burgundy, enveloped by a rich syrupy dark sweetness that lingers into the finish.

BTP1 |
$0.33/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 Reviews
Ai Cha Teapot (36 FL OZ)
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A ceramic pot manufactured in China with a stainless steel infuser basket and flip top lid. This teapot holds 36 oz. (Please note that image colors may vary due to monitor settings.)

AP46 |
$14.25
$10.69
loose leaf green tea
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A tin (approx. 35g) each of the following green teas: ZG30: Special Grade Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Green, ZG18: Chun Mee Moon Palace Organic, ZG07: Season's Pick China Sencha Organic, and ZG02: Season's Pick Young Hyson.

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

SG37 |
$22.25
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
USDA Organic Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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A blend of choice CTC-grade Assam teas, with the typical malty and flavorful taste profile. A perfect choice for those seeking a strong morning cup.

TA15 |
$0.14/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 Reviews
loose leaf special grade shou mei white tea
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Brown/green leaves and silvery buds yield a light golden-amber infusion with a sweet, toasty aroma. The smooth, full-bodied cup has notes of honey and melon as well as some toasty hints.

ZW60 |
$0.53/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
USDA Organic loose leaf Colombian black tea
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This bold-leaf, breakfast-style black tea blend from Colombia has a warm aroma reminiscent of baking chocolate, with toasty hints. The dark amber cup is full-bodied and honey sweet with a creamy smooth mouth feel that sets the stage for notes of rich cocoa and apricot. The finish is smooth and lingering.

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

TSA8 |
$0.35/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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An outstanding Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong selection, with an appealing floral intensity. The attractive, olive-green leaves produce a fragrant, pale gold infusion with a buttery smooth mouth feel. Orchid/lilac notes are prominent in both the flavor and aroma, as well as a hint of honey sweetness.

ZO82 |
$0.42/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews
loose leaf Assam black tea
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With its thick, robust character, this top-quality addition to our Assam offerings is the perfect morning eye-opener. The aroma is fragrant with hints of malt and freshly baked biscuits. The flavor overflows with rich layers of malt, wine, caramel and carob, punctuated by a bloom of stone fruit as the tea cools. The crisp finish lingers with a whisper of spice.

TA132 |
($0.84/cup) ($0.63/cup)
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
USDA Organic Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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First grade Bancha, produced during peak season, is a tea with herbaceous aroma, smooth character, and pale jade liquor. This organic tea has a full mouth feel, bright cup, and clean finish.

TJ06 |
$0.32/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 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
USDA Organic Sungma Estate Second Flush (2020 DJ-101) Organic Darjeeling Oolong
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In this organic second flush Darjeeling Oolong selection, very bold, dark brown leaves yield a smooth, mellow cup with a rich toasty aroma that hints of muscatel. A pronounced honey sweetness blooms in the dark amber liquor, wrapping around ripe fruity notes that linger into the finish.

TD152 |
($0.70/cup) ($0.53/cup)
loose leaf Ceylon black tea
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The dark brown, uniform leaves are sprinkled with an abundance of golden tips in this low-grown, classic “spider leg” black tea. The deep copper cup awakens the palate with its lively yet smooth character. Layers of raisin, cocoa, dark sugar and Burgundy add to the complex flavor. A warm toastiness lingers in the crisp finish. Another exemplary selection from New Vithanakande.

TC100 |
$0.56/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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Chung-Hao Jasmine belongs to the same series of China Jasmine tea as Yin-Hao, but is less expensive. Delicate silver tips adorn the well-made leaves, producing a light, refreshing cup redolent with the heady fragrance of jasmine blossoms. A rich sweetness blooms and lingers into the finish.

ZJ41 |
$0.21/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 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
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