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Teas that please: 4 to try

You’ll never be thirs-tea with these new varie-teas.

Eternal Summer Tea by TWG Tea


Summer finds its way into this TWG South Africa theine-free red tea by way of rose blossoms, raw berries and ripe Tuscan peaches. Iced down, it’s perfect for blazing afternoons.

Available at TWG Tea Salons & Boutiques in Singapore

   

Kusmi Tea


The St Petersburg–born label is one of a slew of brands that have set up shop in Singapore. Touting a 150-year heritage and 90 varieties developed from the secret original Kousmichoff recipes, Kusmi’s ranges include exclusive blends of single-origin teas and wellness blends (pictured above) designed for detox.

B1 Takashimaya Department Store; kusmitea.com

   

Newby Teas


Just 5 percent of the leaves grown worldwide meet Newby’s standards, we read. This 17-year-old brand, founded in London by British-Indian billionaire Nirmal Sethia, comprises more than 200 lines and has earned more than 120 awards, from Great Taste Awards to prizes at the North American Tea Championship.

newbyteas.sg

   

T2


Hailing from Melbourne, T2 has recently established its third location in Singapore, a takeaway tea bar, which offers highlights such as Singapore Breakfast, Green Rose, Fruitalicious and a Matcha range, comprising variations of the ceremonial-grade green tea.

B1-13 ION Orchard; Tel: 6634 0135; #01-06/7 Great World City; Tel: 6235 4436; #01-20 313@Somerset; Tel: 6835 7085

   

Bonus: Singapore Tea Festival


The inaugural festival, organised and presented by The 1872 Clipper Tea Co., showcases 17 homegrown tea and lifestyle brands, with a tea market for vendors, the pop-up cafe ‘Teapitiam,’ a tea room to host masterclasses, and a tea museum.

July 22–23, B4 ION Orchard

Free admission