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First Flush Darjeeling Tea 2017 season, a slow start

It's that time of the year again when those taste buds start to yearn for a fresh feel of the year's first season, namely, First Flush Darjeeling Tea 2017. As we know that teas are highly dependent on overall weather conditions and Darjeeling is the most unpredictable one. No one can give an exact start ...

First Flush 2016 Tea story with a sadder note

Darjeeling First Flush is one of the most anticipated first season of the year. During the cold winter months, the severe weather conditions inhibit growth and the tea bushes go under hibernation. They rest for a couple of months and bloom into glory as the Spring starts. The new spring growth constitutes the famed First Flush. "Weather" is ...

Mistaken monkeys for humans as Tea pickers

It is eminent that some tea fields in Darjeeling are more at a 45 degree angle as shown in the photo. Or is it more? Today as I was browsing through some of my photo archives for a post on different social media platforms, I found this tea garden photo which hilariously reminded me of ...

Darjeeling First Flush 2016 Tea receives Christmas rain

When it comes to Darjeeling Teas, Darjeeling First Flush Tea is one of the biggest and the first season of a new year. Darjeeling First Flush is one that tea gardens and tea lovers eagerly wait for the new teas to be available. Its that time of the year again when the tea bushes remove their ...

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