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Drinking tea is like going on a journey. A cup of tea contains a whole story – from the cultivation and picking of the tea leaves at their origin to their preparation and refinement with subtle spices, precious aromas, fine fruits and colourful blossoms. Which are the most important tea growing areas? Where is the world’s highest tea garden? What do leaf designations such as BOP and SFTGFOP stand for? We have compiled some of the most useful information about tea for you and invite you to come on a journey with us.

Tea is a science in itself

There are many aspects to tea. Whether it is black or green, produced in the usual manner or semi-fermented, South African rooibos, herbal blends or fruit cocktails – there are more than 3,000 varieties of tea in the world. You can find a representative selection of these in our shop in the quality you would expect from Dallmayr. Dive into the world of Dallmayr teas and discover your personal favourite. Watch over the shoulder of our tea expert as he tastes different varieties, find out how best to prepare the tea you prefer to drink, and learn what to bear in mind when storing tea products. We hope you have fun on this journey of discovery and wish you many happy hours enjoying fine tea!


The history of tea

The history of tea

Taste profiles

Taste profiles

Varieties and leaf grades

Varieties and leaf grades

Golden rules for tea

Golden rules for tea