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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Darjeeling tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Most Darjeeling teas are made into fl teas, however Darjeeling oolong and green teas are becoming more commonly produced and are easier to find.
Nepalese tea is very similar to tea from Darjeeling for which it may be mistaken as the main plantations are located very close to Darjeeling.
Darjeeling tea yields a thin-bodied, light-colored liquor with a floral aroma and somewhat astringent, tannic characteristics, and a spiciness often referred to as 'muscatel.'
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Darjeeling-tea   (950 words)

 Darjeeling Tea | Tea Infusion
Darjeeling Tea is known for its distinctive aroma and fragrance.
The Darjeeling Tea harvested in this period is known for its copper tinge and delicate taste.
The Darjeeling Logo is a green circular marking, with the image of a Nepalese woman tea plucker on the right side and the word "Darjeeling" on the upper left section.
www.teainfusion.com /types/darjeeling-tea.html   (438 words)

 Stash Tea: Stash Teas of India
Tea is harvested year-round in this tropical climate.
The first-flush harvest from Darjeeling is a connoisseur's delight, with delicate aroma and flowery taste.
Kashmiri Chai is a blend of Indian green tea and sweet spices, with a lingering scent of almond.
www.stashtea.com /indiatea.htm   (618 words)

 PANNA: News Note: Pesticides in Darjeeling Tea
The high-priced tea is produced using large amounts of pesticides, creating health hazards for workers and consumers, while threatening tea exports.
Darjeeling's tea gardens employ 50,000 workers, who spray pesticides with no protective clothing and drink water flowing from hills sprayed with pesticides.
In 1992-93, Germany refused to import a shipment of Darjeeling tea contaminated with tetradifon, used against spider mite larvae.
www.panna.org /resources/gpc/gpc_200012.10.3.17.dv.html   (318 words)

  Darjeeling: Sultan's Tea
Yet this is unquestionably India's best-known tea and the passionate aficionados of the Cult of Darjeeling are among the worlds most discriminating tea lovers.
All Darjeeling is processed by the traditional Orthodox method of fl tea manufacture, but today's teas are made in a different style from previous ones.
After a period of dormancy in winter months, Darjeeling's tea plants wake up in early March and begin putting forth the first new growth or "flush" of the year, delicate slender shoots with a glazed grey-green appearance.
www.teamuse.com /article_030401.html   (1068 words)

 Private Label - Darjeeling Tea
Darjeeling tea yields a thin-bodied, light-colored liquor with a floral aroma and somewhat astringent, tannic characteristics, and a spiciness often referred to as 'muscatel.'
Darjeeling tea is named for a small town in the Northest of India.
Tea gardens were first planted on the mountainous slopes of this region in the 1860s.
www.lapisteahouse.com /darjeeling-tea.html   (558 words)

 Tea from Darjeeling
Darjeeling is a district in the north east section of India.
Darjeeling tea plantations are between 1000 and 2000 meters in altitude with ideal climatic conditions for producing first-grade tea.
Tea season is from February to November with the first flush (the Easter flush) appearing from early March to mid-April.
www.teagenius.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=65&Itemid=66&show=1   (577 words)

 Tea Info - Darjeeling Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Darjeeling’s exclusive taste and quality, as well as the fact that it can not be replicated anywhere else in the world, makes it one of the most sought after teas in the world.
Darjeeling tea is acknowledged as the superlative standard for flavour, unmatched by teas grown anywhere else in the world.
Darjeeling is to tea, what champagne is to wine.
www.mytearoom.com /darjeeling.html   (191 words)

 Case Studies: Darjeeling Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The tea produced in the region and having special characteristics is and has for long been known to the trade and the public all over the words as "Darjeeling" tea.
Overseas importers are thus ensured of 100% authentic Darjeeling tea in all their consignments.
Nevertheless, the Tea Board has recognized the importance of protection and, despite the costs, has striven to ensure that Darjeeling tea is protected for the benefit of the producers and consumers.
www.wipo.int /sme/en/case_studies/darjeeling_tea.htm   (1753 words)

 Darjeeling Tea
Darjeeling then was a small town used by British and the affluent Jamindars as a summer respite.
Tea and tourism are the main two industries of the region both are labour intensive sectors providing employment to a large section of the people.
The turnover of the Darjeeling tea industry is estimated to about USD 7.5 million, larger than the earning from tourism industry.
www.east-himalaya.com /darjeeling/tea.htm   (277 words)

 Darjeeling Tea: "the Chamapagne of Black Teas" at SOMA Gourmet Tea
Darjeeling Tea is widely acknowledged to be the world's finest fl tea.
The mountainous Darjeeling region of India is at an elevation of 750 - 2000 meter's.
Many of the Darjeeling Tea gardens in the region are centuries old and thus produce a much more refined fl tea leaf.
www.somatea.com /ing_darjeeling.htm   (145 words)

 DARJEELING TEA AUSTRALIA | darjeeling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Darjeeling is a beautiful city of India, near the border of Nepal.
Darjeeling is situated at the foot of the Himalayas at more than 2287 metres in altitude.
Tea pickers are employed in families and live on the tea farms.
www.trekking.com.au /darj/darjeeling.htm   (105 words)

 Tea Info - Darjeeling - for Prettywood Tea
The combination of natural factors that gives Darjeeling tea its unique distinction is not found anywhere else in the world.
Darjeeling’s exclusive taste and quality, as well as the fact that it can not be replicated anywhere else in the world, makes it one of the most sought after teas in the world.
Darjeeling tea is acknowledged as the superlative standard for flavor, unmatched by teas grown anywhere else in the world.
www.prettywoodtea.com /darjeeling.html   (199 words)

 Darjeeling Tea
Today the Darjeeling tea is exported across the world and is a delight for the connoisseurs of tea who call it 'the champagne of tea'.
Currently there are about 86 tea gardens producing the Darjeeling Tea in the hilly areas of Darjeeling district at an altitude between 750 to 2000 meter.
Darjeeling was a hill resort for the British army as well as the rich native Bengalis.
www.himalayan-adventure.com /darjeeling/tea.htm   (351 words)

 Lochan Indian Tea Industry, Organic, Black, Green, White, Oolong, Herbal, Flavoured, Brick, Rooibos, Ayruvedic, Exotic, ...
Darjeeling teas owe their unique flavor partly to the type of bush and partly to the climate.
Tea bushes cultivated in Darjeeling mostly belong to the Chinese Jat (Jat means variety) and China hybrid and, to a lesser extent, the Assam Hybrid.
The connoisseurs of Darjeeling tea are not in favor of this new flavor and they advised us that, in order for us to maintain our unique identity in the international market, we had to maintain our original China flavor.
www.lochantea.com /scripts/darjeeling.htm   (1498 words)

 Estate Tea
Tea is a relative newcomer to the Kenyan agricultural scene.
Teas from the Assam tend to be higher in natural tannins and therefore are more astringent and have a ‘thick’ nose.
Tea was first planted on an experimental basis in 1835 and the first commercial tea garden was at Thiashola Tea Garden which began operations in 1859.
www.bonjourgourmet.com /estate_tea.htm   (2115 words)

 Darjeeling Cuppa - A Tea Blog
Darjeeling tea, the product which I deal with, and my sole source of livelihood, had always remained a mystery to some and this blogging thing has given me the platform to reveal about my athenticity and the actual truths hidden.
I should tell you that this tea is not a DJ 9 tea but a tea which was kept aside.
Tea garden staffs from various Darjeeling tea gardens had danced in the rain when the winter rains poured and now they can go on a picnic and bask in the sun for the tender shoots will sprout.
www.darjeelingcuppa.com /index.php?paged=2   (2091 words)

 Darjeeling Tea
Consequently, the tea produced in the aforesaid region and having the said special characteristics, is and has for long been known to the trade and the public in India and abroad as Darjeeling tea and as such it has acquired domestic and international reputation.
Darjeeling tea is still not recognized by WTO as a Geographical Indicator.
The tea trade in India is one of the largest contributors to the country's economy.
www.american.edu /TED/darjeeling.htm   (5953 words)

 The History of Darjeeling Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Darjeeling is such a famous tea that many people assume it has as long and as illustrious a history as Chinese tea.
In fact, Darjeeling tea is a relative newcomer in the world of tea, with a history dating back just over 150 years.
By 1851 Fortune had forwarded 20,000 tea plants from the major tea producing regions, and it is these high-quality teas that formed the basis for Darjeeling’s eminence in the world of tea as well as ending China’s monopoly on the tea trade.
www.teagenius.com /history/history-of-darjeeling-tea.html   (439 words)

 Exotic Darjeeling Tea : Trademark and Certification.
Tea which has been cultivated, grown, produced, manufactured and processed in tea gardens in the hilly areas of Sadar Sub-Division, only hilly areas of Kalimpong Sub-Division and Kurseong Sub-Division.
Tea, which has been processed and manufactured in a factory located in the aforesaid areas, other than tea manufactured by CTC process.
The Tea Board of India and the Darjeeling Planter's Association are jointly taking steps to protect the Darjeeling name under the World Trade Organization conventions, covering geographical indications of source.
www.darjeelingteas.com /trademark.php   (105 words)

 Tea Connexions: Darjeeling Region
Darjeeling tea is universally acknowledged to be the finest tea.
Grown in the romantic and mystical mountainous region of Darjeeling, India, at an elevation of 750 - 2000 meters, this tea is imbued with an incomparable charisma and quality.
Tea pluckers, well aware of the status their produce enjoys throughout the world, pick only the finest two leaf and bud to enhance the unique flavor which has been described as Muscatel (denoting "grapey" taste).
www.teaconnexions.com /darjeeling.html   (211 words)

 Darjeeling Tea Blog - Darjeeling Cuppa
A good famed tea can be famous and popular among tea connoisseurs, but pertaining to Darjeeling tea, it all depends upon the first and foremost factor, weather and the seasonal timings.
Darjeeling tea is called the champagne of teas, but is highly seasonal.
A teas life in a shelve is very important for merchants like us because we have to store and retain the tea until it is sold.
www.darjeelingcuppa.com   (3278 words)

 Darjeeling Iced Tea
The tea is noticeably distinct from First and Second Flush Darjeelings as it has a coppery color and mellow flavor.
Tea is one of the only plants that is used only for the vegetative growth, not its fruit or flower.
The tea plant is an evergreen small tree by habit, but has been trained as a shrub/bush through the periodic management practices like plucking and pruning.
www.inpursuitoftea.com /Darjeeling_Iced_Tea_p/ice052.htm   (387 words)

 Darjeeling,Darjeeling India,Darjeeling Tourism,Darjiling India Travel Tours in Darjeeling
Darjeeling is a place where one feels as if being in the lap of mother nature.Due to the vast and abundance of natural splendour Darjeeling is called queens of hill stations.
Darjeeling is also a trekkers paradise and the Gorkha hill council has provided ample trekking facilities for the adventure loving people.
Darjeeling toy train takes six to seven hours to cover a distance of 82 kms and the slow speed gives you enough time to watch and appreciate the beauty which nature has provided it.
www.indiantravelportal.com /west-bengal/darjeeling   (2483 words)

 Gourmet Food Shop >> Twinings Darjeeling Tea, Loose Tea, 3.53-Ounce Tins (Pack of 6)
The tea has an excellent aroma and flavor and is harder to over-steep than some other teas that I have known.
The area's natural climate with its mixture of rainfall, sunshine and rich soil makes for a very distinctive flavor, and to be called "Darjeeling," tea *must* have been grown *and* processed in that particular region.
Darjeeling tea comes in several harvest varieties or "flushes": the lighter Easter harvest or first flush, and the stronger Spring harvest or second flush, which has an unmistakeably fruity, Muscatel-like note.
www.advancingwomen.com /gourmetfoodshop/?Operation=ItemLookup&ItemId=B000F4F934   (612 words)

 Darjeeling - India - Mark Moxon, Travel Writer
Every day that we were in Darjeeling Chris, Martina and I found our way to Glenary's, a reminder of the days of the Raj with its smart waiters, impeccable service, excellent food and an anachronistically high-ceilinged dining room that, in the winter, would be flickeringly lit by the roar of the fire at one end.
Darjeeling tea isn't just one type of tea, it's a whole family of the buggers: talking about Darjeeling tea is a bit like saying someone speaks English, when they could be speaking Geordie, Australian, New Jersey, Inglish, Cockney and so on.
Tea bushes are squat little affairs, and the leaves grow upwards in a manner reminiscent of bonsai yew trees; pruning is done off the top of the tree, and each branch produces three leaves, two mature outer leaves and a younger inner leaf.
www.moxon.net /india/darjeeling.html   (1855 words)

 Darjeeling Black Tea
The Mim Darjeeling fl tea is a top grade 2nd flush estate tea grown at 6800 feet above sea level.
Because the tea is grown at such high altitudes and in relatively cool weather the bushes do not grow quickly, and as such the production is limited.
This tea is best enjoyed using 2-3 heaping teaspoons for a 6 cup teapot.
www.enjoyingtea.com /mimdabltea.html   (264 words)

 Darjeeling Tea Industry
Tea is grown in Darjeeling from a height of 100 mt. (300 ft.) to 2,000 mt. (6,000 ft).
It is this climate and high altitude affecting the slow growth of the tea leaf which help to give Darjeeling teas the flavour for which it is known.
Darjeeling tea's unique flavour is influenced by altitude, type of soil, slopes and the character of Nepali labourers who hand-pick these tea leaves.
www.kreisels.com /darjeeling/darjeeling/fact/tea/teaindus.htm   (624 words)

 Darjeeling tea shop for single estate Darjeeling tea variety
Tasting of Darjeeling tea is considered to be a refined art and here you will find tips on properly tasting Darjeeling tea.
If you are looking for a healthy tea gift for your friends and family, shop here for gifts with a combination of premium Darjeeling tea in special hand-made papier machie boxes from Kashmir.
A section dedicated to tea lovers to read and post their personal tea experiences in the form of articles.
www.thunderbolttea.com   (824 words)

 Indian Express: Darjeeling tea industry facing tough times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Darjeeling tea, known for its distinctive flavour, fetches the highest price for its output in March and April, with some export consignments fetching more than Rs 3,000 ($ 69) a kg, 20 times the price of good quality tea grown in other regions.
At Calcutta's weekly tea auction, the average price of Darjeeling tea sold in the period from January to July this year was 192.81 Rupees ($ 4.44), marginally higher than the average of Rs 191.17 in the same period last year.
The tea bushes at Darjeeling, planted more than a century ago by British planters, have retained their distinctive flavour over the years but the plant yields are low.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19990808/ibu08024p.html   (428 words)

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