about teafields

Teafields is a British boutique tea company that sources the finest artisan whole leaf teas from
around the world. We aim to entice your pallet and satisfy your curiosity by
introducing you to our exceptional tea collection.

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Tea – A Brief History of the Nation’s

Tea is often thought of as being a quintessentially British drink, and we have been drinking it for over 350 years. But in fact the history of tea goes much further back. The story of tea begins in China. According to legend, in 2737 BC, the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree … Continue reading “Tea – A Brief History of the Nation’s”

The Beginnings of Tea – China and Japan

There are various legends surrounding the origins of tea. Perhaps the most famous is the Chinese story of Shen Nung, the emperor and renowned herbalist, who was boiling his drinking water when leaves from a nearby tea shrub blew into the cauldron. He tasted the resulting brew, and the beverage of tea was born. An … Continue reading “The Beginnings of Tea – China and Japan”