Edith Wharton blend from Simpson and Vail

This lovely tea has been sitting on my tea shelf for a while, just waiting for the right day.  Well today was the day. This darjeeling blend was created in honor of author Edith Wharton at the Simpson and Vail tea shop. I don’t know what it is, but darjeeling and earl grey teas always…

Currant Explosion from Simpson and Vail

This tea lives up to its name. There are so many dried berries in the dry leaf it is more like trail mix than tea. Currants and rose hips galore! The blend is jazzed up with little magenta raspberry pieces as well. The other amazing part of this tea is that it is a fruity…

Wildberry Black Tea from Simpson and Vail . . . .

BERRIES BERRIES BERRIES. Berries near! Berries far! Berries drank from a jar! Berries sipped in a car! Berries berries on your tongue; berries are for everyone! This berry blend is so berry-licious that I had to slip into a rhyme trance. I’m back now, though, to let you know that wow, this is a lot…

Lemon Raspberry Rooibos from Simpson and Vail. . .

Interesting tidbits about this tea blend before I get to my review part…one being that Simpson & Vail has the name Lemon Raspberry Rooibos trademarked and the other being that this is a black tea and rooibos based blend. Ingredients include Black teas, Rooibos, organic lemon peel, organic raspberry leaves and natural flavors. The lemon…

China Cangyuan Yunnan Organic Black Tea from Simpson & Vail. . . .

China Cangyuan Yunnan Organic Black Tea from Simpson & Vail…oh…how I adore, thee! I’m not going to hide it! I’ll shout it from the rooftops, folks! I think this is a fantastic loose leaf wonder! It’s been said time and time again that Yunnan teas are particularly delightful as breakfast or early afternoon teas. I…