Cup Above Tea wins 9 Golden Leaf Tea Industry Awards

July 21, 2017

Cup Above Tea has again been awarded multiple Golden Leaf Awards after tea industry experts blind tasted hundreds of teas to determine the highest-quality and best-tasting teas commercially availab...

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The tea-growing regions that can pluck medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics

August 10, 2016

  These countries are top of the table when it comes to tea production, but what should you expect when it comes to Olympic medal prospects at the Rio games later this month? You might be in for a...

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Tea pairing challenge

August 07, 2016

Chef: Phil Clark - Phil's Kitchen, New Zealand Phil's love for food has taken him across the globe where he worked in Michelin star restaurants and trained under chefs Anthony Demetre, (one of Lon...

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July 19, 2016

Here's what the tea connoisseurs and industry experts have been saying about Cup Above Tea lately...  Review: - Judith Gill  Everything about this experience has been spectacular. I...

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Spots to sip and savour

July 15, 2016

Sitting down with a fine cup of tea watching the world go by is perhaps one of the most luxuriously indulgent moments you can create for yourself. Each week we share seven of our favourite spots a...

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5 tips for a perfect tea infusion

February 22, 2016

Making the perfect cup of tea can be a simple or precise as you like. Regardless of how exacting you want to make your infusion, there are three key things to always remember. Leaf weight, temperat...

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Meet the bladesmith whose knives are a cut above

October 30, 2015

It’s one of the first tools mankind ever produced and since then there’s been no substitute. We use one every day without thinking twice. We couldn’t butter toast, slice cakes, chop fruit, dice veg...

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The most luxurious business card in the world

October 17, 2015

How far would you go to make a good first impression with your business card? Would you go so far as to involve a team of master craftsmen including goldsmiths, woodworkers and papermakers? Enter ...

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An illustration is a story captured forever

October 15, 2015

A picture paints a thousand words. Sure, it’s a cliché, but it’s a good one. Exceptional illustration can bring a story to life and nowhere is this more obvious than in children’s storybooks. So o...

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Why tea?

April 12, 2015

Founder and Certified Tea Master, Alison Dillon shares her tea journey and explains how Cup Above came about. I’ve always loved tea, but in terms of my professional tea development, I suppose I sh...

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The stories we drink

March 21, 2014

Let’s start off with a couple of questions. If you can answer them in detail, and with confidence, then perhaps there is no need for Cup Above Tea after all. If some of the questions bring you up ...

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