Literary Tea Box - Selection of Authors and Poets
We have so many authors and poets to choose from so we thought we would give you the option of selecting five and popping them into a gift box!
This could be a lovely literary inspired gift for that bookish person you know or simply as an extra special treat for you, either way it is a lovely option to buy some literary greats teas.
The box seals with a magnetic flap and comes hand tied with a green ribbon, inside the box will be 5 of our mini packs of literary teas (OF YOUR CHOICE), along with your choice of either a stainless steel infuser tong or a pack of 20 disposable teabags, and a guide to brewing loose leaf tea.
Please note, all mini-packs will now be clear, 100% biodegradable eco-friendly packs.
Now for the hard part, which ones would you like?
Below is a list of the literary greats with their particular blend, all you need to do is select which ones and add this list into the "Comments/Notes" Box at checkout . We hope that is clear enough, any questions please feel free to message us!
**PLEASE SPECIFY ON PURCHASE WHICH 5 AUTHORS/POETS YOU WOULD LIKE IN YOUR BOX OR YOU WILL RECEIVE DEFAULTS**
A A MILNE - Blenders Note: Our fabulous, bright, zingy, citrusy, fruity, full of flavour orange infusion!
This blend is an all fruit tea and makes a wonderful fruity hot infusion or absolutely perfect over ice. It brings a bright ray of sunshine into your cup!
Ingredients: Orange peel, orange flowers, apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 15g
ALEXANDRE DUMAS - Blenders Notes: Our Lavender Earl Grey is blended with Sri Lankan black tea infused with the ever distinctive bergamot oil. To add a little twist to this wonderfully aromatic tea we have added a sprinkling of lavender flowers to offer a wonderfully perfumed cup of tea.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, lavender de Provence, blue cornflower Petals, bergamot oil. Net Weight 15g.
ANNE BRONTE - Blenders Notes: This herbal chamomile tea has nothing added or taken away, simply beautiful chamomile flowers for the ideal relaxing drink.
Ingredients: Egyptian Chamomile flowers. Net weight 10g
AGATHA CHRISTIE - Blenders Notes:
A beautiful, light tea blend of First Flush Darjeeling with just a sprinkling of lavender. This tea is a delight on the palate, delicate and floral with an eccentric touch of "Britishness"!
Ingredients: Darjeeling 1st Flush tea, Lavender de Provence, Blue Cornflower Petals. Net Weight 15g.
ARISTOTLE - Blenders Note: Calling all lovers of liquorice this has got to be tried, a lovely cooling naturally sweet drink with just the right amount of peppermint, fennel and liquorice to soothe and refresh...
Ingredients: Peppermint, Fennel and Liquorice. Caffeine Free. Net Weight 10g.
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE - Blenders Note: Earl Grey - A tea blend as British as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself - A gorgeous large unbroken leaf from Sri Lankan, infused with a strong and distinctive oil of bergamot, then we added a little extra zing from lemon peel and orange flowers too.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Uva black tea, lemon peel, orange flowers, bergamot oil. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
BEATRIX POTTER - Blenders Note: Strawberry Infusion - This is a wonderful Strawberry all fruit tea. This is a fabulous all fruit infusion, that tastes as good as it smells! A perfect way to drink a cup full of strawberries! Drink either hot or over ice as a fantastic fruit iced tea.
Ingredients: Freeze Dried Strawberries, Elderberries, Apple Pieces, Orange Peel, Rosehip, Hibiscus. Natural Flavouring. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 15g.
BRAM STOKER - Blenders Notes: Very Cherry Infusion - A wonderful fruit infusion created with flavoursome Morello cherries. A sweet, bright, blood red blend to inspire!
Ingredients: Apple pieces, Hibiscus petals, rosehip peel, Morello cherries, Rose petals, Lemongrass, Elderflower, Orange flowers, natural flavouring. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 15g.
CHARLES DICKENS - Blenders Notes: Dickensian, Connoisseurs Blend - A rich flavoursome blend, a true connoisseurs black tea. Wonderful complex mix of flavours that dance over the tongue. Ideal as accompaniment to the well written words of Charles Dickens!
Ingredients: Chinese Yunnan black tea, Chinese Mao Feng black tea, Indian 1st Flush Darjeeling. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
CHARLOTTE BRONTE -Blenders Notes: Jasmine White Tea - Oh Heaven on earth! This youngest downy bud of white tea has the most delicate flavour and when coupled with the beautiful aromatic essence of Jasmine then it really is a match made in heaven. There is no better way to relax and unwind than to have a cup of this tea in your hand.
Ingredients: Chinese jasmine white tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 8g.
DANTE – Blenders Notes:If you like a little something with a big kick then this could be just right for you! With the growing trend for Chilli in the UK we thought why leave Tea out? This is a glorious blend of the finest mint leaves with real chilli mixed in. It’s a simple mix but be warned the longer you leave this the more powerful the chilli kick – how far dare you push it!
Ingredients: Spearmint, red peppercorns. Net Weight 10g.
DAPHNE du MAURIER – Blenders Notes:This is a beautiful tea, Rose Earl Grey, blended with Sri Lankan black tea infused with distinctive bergamot oil, we have then added a sprinkling of rose buds and petals to offer a delicately perfumed cup of tea.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, rose buds and petals, bergamot oil. Net Weight 10g.
D H LAWRENCE – Blenders Notes: A fabulous blend of silky chocolate with the aromatic touch of rose petals. A delicious black tea, that has a subtle touch of perfumed rose, just think chocolate covered Turkish Delight!
Ingredients: Sri Lankan and Chinese Keemun black teas, rose petals, vanilla pieces, chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 10g.
EDGAR ALLAN POE - Blenders Notes: Vanilla Black Tea - This is a perfect well balanced match of flavours. Rich dark black tea perfectly complimented with the luxurious flavour of vanilla. Ideal when pondering over life itself!
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Black Tea, Vanilla Pieces, Calendula Petals and natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
EMILY BRONTE - Blenders Notes: Apricot and Peach Black Tea - This decadent black tea has been perfectly balanced with peaches and apricots to provide a slight acidity that works perfectly with the black tea.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, natural dried papaya, freeze-dried peach and apricot, blackberry leaves, sunflower and calendula petals, natural flavouring. Naturally Contains Caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY - Blenders Notes: Russian Caravan - A very aromatic and flavoursome smoked tea, blended from Oolong, Chinese Keemun and Lapsang Souchong. A very distinctive and morish black tea. Ingredients: Oolong, China Keemun and Lapsang Souchong. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD - Blenders Notes: We have taken a high quality black tea then blended it with fruits, a truly delicious tea. A wonderful fruity black tea with a truly tropical zing! Ingredients: Sri Lankan Black Tea (52%), Apple Pieces, Hibiscus, Air-dried Pineapple (pineapple, sugar), Rosehip, Air-dried Papaya (Papaya, Sugar), Sunflower Petals, Orange Peel, Natural Flavouring
Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
GEOFFREY CHAUCER – Blenders Notes:A truly aromatic warming infusion of sweet liquorice, blended with fennel, ginger, lemon balm and cinnamon. Not only will it warm you as it gently works its way down but should also be a wonderful soother for the tummy too.
Ingredients: Liquorice, lemon balm, ginger, fennel and cinnamon. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 10g.
GEORGE ORWELL – Blenders Notes: This is a very smooth tea, with hints of caramel and chocolate too, with a slight bitterness from the hops at the end of each sip. Something so very different but certainly a blend that all ale lovers should perhaps try!
Ingredients: Indian Assam, Sri Lankan black tea, Indian 1st flush Darjeeling, Kentish Hops, caramel pieces, cocoa pieces, natural flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
H G WELLS -Blenders Notes: Cherry and Almond Tea - A really well balanced full of flavour tea, blended with a fabulous Ceylon black tea which is delicate in flavour , with just the right amount of almond pieces perfectly matched with slices of freeze dried cherries. A lovely fruity blend with a hint of almonds. Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, freeze dried sliced cherries, ALMOND pieces, cranberry pieces, raspberry pieces, strawberry pieces, red cornflowers and natural cherry flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN – Blenders Notes: A truly luxurious blend of black tea, real cocoa and zesty orange, two flavours that work so well together! You still know you are drinking tea but it has subtle notes of cocoa and juicy orange.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells, orange peel, orange flowers, apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, natural orange flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net Weight 15g.
HOMER - Blenders Notes: This great black tea leaf is an extremely high quality large leaf variety from the Qimen Provence in China. It has fabulous, slightly light perfume and full bodied with a mellow, sweet taste. It is known as the Burgundy of black teas - like a glass of fine wine but in a cup!
Ingredients: Chinese Keemun Mao Feng black tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 10g.
J M BARRIE - Blenders Notes: Rich Chocolate - A truly luxurious blend of black tea and real cocoa. Fill up a mug, wrap your hands around it and breathe in the gorgeous aroma of chocolate and vanilla. Even better itís a cup full of choccie without the guilt of any calories! Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, Chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
JAMES JOYCE - Blenders Notes: Cherry & Rhubarb Green Tea - A lovely fruity green tea, a wonderful mix of Japanese green tea and delicious juicy flavours of rhubarb and cherries. This makes a beautiful refreshing alternative for drinking at breakfast or for a little afternoon lift. Ingredients: Japanese Sencha green tea, hibiscus, rose petals, rhubarb pieces and natural flavours. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g
JANE AUSTEN - Blenders Notes: Rose Passion - A beautiful, light infusion of rose petals and passion flower that combine to offer a sweet, delicate floral experience. A reflection of what must have been Jane's own delicate but bright personality. Ingredients: Rose Petals, Rosehips, Passionflower, Hibiscus. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 10g.
JOHN KEATS - Blenders Notes: A herbal tea to help you relax and unwind. A truly wonderful mix of chamomile, lavender and passion flower. Drink before bedtime to ease you into a peaceful sleep.
Ingredients: Chamomile, rose petals, lavender flowers, passion flowers. Naturally caffeine free.
Net Weight 10g.
JULES VERNE – Blenders Notes: We have blended Chinese smoked black tea with a high quality Ceylon, then added almond pieces to give a strong, well rounded, full of nutty notes tea. One of our team cannot get enough marzipan in his life and since tasting this tea has drunk nothing else!
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, almond pieces, smoked Chinese black tea, almond flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. ALLERGEN WARNING: CONTAINS NUTS. Net Weight 15g.
LEO TOLSTOY - Blenders Notes: Oolong and Mint Tea - The light freshness of the mint combined with the heady scents of Oolong makes for a wonderful refreshing tea. I have also found that it really helps with digestion too. Ingredients: Ti Guan Yin Oolong, Peppermint & Spearmint. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 10g.
LEWIS CARROLL - Blenders Notes: Forest Fruit Infusion - A riot of fruity flavours in each and every cup. A wonderful mix of real berries, flowers and fruits, this really is a fantastic fresh tasting infusion that could so easily be a great big bowl of beautiful berries. Ingredients: Elderberries (26%), Apple(25%), Hibiscus, Blackberry Leaves, Sea buckthorn Berries (7%), Raspberry & Strawberry Pieces, Blackberries, Flavouring. Caffeine free. Net Weight 15g.
LORD BYRON - Blenders Notes: Kashmiri Green Chai - We have chosen an exotic tea to reflect the exotic nature of Lord Byron! This is such a beautiful tea, the goodness of green tea blended with Asian delights to give you an uplifting, gently spiced flavour with truly refreshing qualities. Ingredients: Chinese Imperial Pinhead green tea, cardamom, safflower, jasmine blossoms, calendula petals, sunflower petals and natural flavours. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT – Blenders Notes: This is a delightful light blend of green tea with a citrus lemon touch and the gentle aromatic perfume of rose petals. A really refreshing tea with a little citrus rose zing!
Ingredients: Chinese green tea, lemon grass, lemon verbena, lemon pieces, rose petals, rose buds, natural lemon flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 10g.
OVID – Blenders Notes: For those of you who may not know, Assam is pretty much the strongest large leaf black tea that you can buy. Our Assam is of supreme quality, it is both powerful and malty and gives a strong, distinctive taste. A perfect tea if you are looking for strength in character and colour, it will easily give you that morning boost!
Ingredients: Assam Indian Black Tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
MARK TWAIN -Blenders Note: Caramel Dream Rooibos - A wonderful herbal tea blend of South African Rooibos and sweet caramel. Like having a dessert in a cup, it really is very morish. Ingredients: South African Rooibos, Calendula petals, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 15g.
MARY SHELLEY - We've taken our Sri-Lankan black tea and infused it with violet to create a delicately flavoured tea that's reminiscent of the classic Parma Violet sweets! Ingredients: Sri Lankan Black Tea (98%), Blue Cornflowers, Flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
PLATO – Blenders Notes: This is a truly distinctive rich Chinese black tea, made in the traditional way of slowly smoking the leaves over pine wood. The leaves are of a high quality, unbroken variety; they will brew a good strength black tea with the obvious smoked taste and aroma.
Ingredients: Chinese Lapsang Souchong. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON – Blenders Notes: A perfect blend of flavours, green tea and citrus. Excellent green tea blended with wonderfully healthy Lemon verbena and lemon grass. A really refreshing tea with a little citrus zing.
Ingredients: Chinese green tea, lemon grass, lemon verbena, flavour, lemon pieces. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 10g.
RUDYARD KIPLING – Blenders Notes: Open the doors and let the sunshine pour in! Brimming with pineapple and coconut this all fruit infusion will have you floating on air all the way to warm seas and back again. Absolutely fantastic hot as it encourages those tropical aromas to ooze out, but is just as fab taken over ice.
Ingredients: Apple pieces, pineapple, mango, coconut, natural flavour, orange flowers, hibiscus, rosehip. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 15g.
THOMAS HARDY – Blenders Notes: A relaxing, fragrant blend with all the goodness of a wonderful Yunnan Provence green tea leaf. The leaves are dried and laid amongst glorious Jasmine Flowers, over time the heavenly scent is infused into these leaves. Jasmine has a wonderful relaxing effect.
Ingredients: Chinese jasmine green tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
SOCRATES – Blenders Notes: A delightful light refreshing super green tea. This has a clean, light fragrance of a fresh tea. Apart from the fact that this is a great green tea it is very high in polyphenols, catechins and antioxidants which has been suggested through scientific research that these elements have powerful health benefits.
Ingredients: Japanese green tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
SOPHOCLES – Blenders Notes: Earthy and warm, our excellent South African Rooibos blended with aromatic cinnamon to give your senses a fantastic warm, fuzzy glow. It is naturally caffeine free too, which means it tastes wonderful and is a really good alternative to tea if you are worried about your caffeine intake!
Ingredients: South African Rooibos, vanilla pieces, cinnamon, flavour. Naturally caffeine free.
Net Weight 15g.
TOLKIEN - Blenders Note: Green Seaside - We used wonderful high grade Sencha and enhanced it using seabuck thorn to add a gentle saltyness, mixed in bright spearmint, a dash of lemon verbena and then sprinkled blue cornflowers, the result a bright, refreshing blend which has proved to be a success time and time again. Ingredients: Japaneses Sencha, Sea buckthorn, Lemon Verbena, Spearmint and Cornflowers Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 10g.
T S ELIOT -Blenders Notes: Lemon & Ginger Infusion - Lemon and Ginger- Warm spicy ginger blended with a wonderful zesty lemon kick, a fantastic drink for after dinner. As a gentle digestive soother or as a quick pick me up at breakfast; whenever you fancy its sure to tickle your taste buds! Ingredients: Lemongrass, Lemon Peel, Lemon Balm, Ginger. Naturally caffeine free.
Net Weight 10g.
VICTOR HUGO – Blenders Notes: This is a wonderfully balanced blend of a high grade black tea, with just the perfect balance between apples and cinnamon. A truly Delicious blend!
Ingredients: Premium Indian black tea, Dried apple, cinnamon pieces, freeze dried apple, blackberry leaves, safflower petals and natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
VIRGIL – Blenders Notes: Orange Pekoe whole leaf Ceylon black tea, from the Dimbula region in Sri Lanka. It is a high quality tea that gives a golden cup tea with a delicate and mellow flavour.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Full leaf orange pekoe black tea. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
VIRGINIA WOLF – Blenders Notes: A relaxing, fragrant blend with all the goodness of a wonderful Yunnan Provence green tea leaf. The leaves are dried and laid amongst glorious Jasmine Flowers, over time the heavenly scent is infused into these leaves. Jasmine has a wonderful relaxing effect.
Ingredients: Chinese Green Tea, lemon peel & orange blossom, natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net Weight 15g
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - Blenders Note: Premium English Breakfast Tea - Our breakfast tea is of a premium quality, we believe we have the flavours perfectly balanced and are excellent. We have chosen to use several different black tea leaves from Sri Lanka, India, Kenya and Rwanda which we believe offers a full of flavour, rich malty blend. Ingredients: Indian Assam, Sri Lankan Dimbula, Kenyan Milima & Rwandan Black Teas. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 15g.
WILLIAM WORSDWORTH - Blenders Notes: Quiet Time Rooibos - This is a beautiful calming tea, ideal when seeking a quiet moment of calm. Excellent warming vanilla flavoured South African Rooibos blended with all natural aromatic chamomile flowers and lavender. Simply excellent, warming, sweet and relaxing. Ingredients: South African Rooibos, Egyptian chamomile and lavender de Provence, natural vanilla flavouring. Naturally caffeine free. Net Weight 15g.
Every gift or tea that we sell is always made to order and will have at least 12 months best before date on them!
Due to manufacturing processes this tea may contain traces of: Cereals containing gluten, tree nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, milk, soya, mustard and sulphur dioxide (>10mg/kg).