The Best Teas for Spring

It’s warming up here in Santa Fe, and we’re ready to celebrate all things Spring. Whether you’re looking for a warm cup on a cool evening, or an iced tea to cool off with on a sunny afternoon, we’re sure to have a tea that will hit the spot. Here are our top picks for the best teas for Spring!


1. Floral Teas

Whether the first spring shoots are peeping up after their winter hibernation, or you’re just dreaming of tulips and daffodils, floral teas are sure to get you in the spirit of spring. Light and aromatic with just a hint of natural sweetness, floral teas are delicate and dreamy.

Our Floral Teas

Midnight Rose Black Tea, Jasmine Yin Cloud Green Tea, Cherry Rose Green Tea, Green Rooibos With Blossoms Herbal Tea, Butterfly Pea Flower Herbal Tea, Egyptian Chamomile Herbal Tea, Hibiscus Herbal Tea, Rose Petal Raspberry Herbal Tea, Lavender Lullaby Herbal Tea, Tuscan Sun Herbal Tea

2. Fruity Teas

While fresh fruit may be a few months away still, these fruity teas will remind you of the bounty of warmer seasons. Fruity teas can be light and aromatic or sweet and rich, and span a wide range of tea types, including black, green, oolong, white, and herbal. Some of our best-selling teas are fabulous fruit-forward concoctions that are sure to put a smile on your face even if there’s still snow on the ground!

Our Fruity Teas

Black Currant Black Tea, Pomegranate Lemon Black Tea, Berry Bold Green Tea, Raspberry Orange Rhapsody Green Tea, Spring Fancy Green Tea, Sunrise Melody Green Tea, Mango Pear White Tea, Lemon Cream Rooibos Herbal Tea, Blueberry Pomegranate Herbal Tea

3. Oolong Teas

Oolong teas are partially oxidized, meaning that only a portion of the leaves have been allowed to darken and turn black. Oolong teas fall somewhere in between black teas, which are fully oxidized, and green teas, which are heated soon after the leaves are harvested in order to halt oxidation completely. Oolong teas can range from delicate, orchid-like brews to rich, buttery varietals. Light and mellow but with a satisfying body and a crisp, clean finish, oolong teas are the perfect teas to welcome spring with.

Our Oolong Teas

Fine Ti Kuan Yin Oolong, Jade Song Oolong, Milk Oolong, Ginseng Oolong

4. White Teas

Among the most delicate and highly-sought-after types of tea, white teas undergo minimal processing after they are harvested from the tea plant. White teas are typically air-dried, and experience a small amount of oxidation through natural exposure to the air. Light, bright, and clean, white teas often have natural fruity and floral notes, with a finish like crisp apples and spring rain.

Our White Teas

Bashan Silver Tip White Tea, Himalayan Spring White Tea, White Peony White Tea, Mango Pear White Tea, Jasmine Silver Needle White Tea

5. Purple Teas

Purple tea is actually a whole new type of tea! Found growing in the Assam region of India, the leaves of these tea plants were purple instead of green. Now primarily grown in the fertile volcanic soil of Kenya, purple teas are rich in antioxidants and anthocyanins, and packed full of powerful health benefits like those found in other purple and blue foods. Purple teas brew up a light, reddish-purple color, and have a mild taste similar to that of oolong teas. Purple teas are also extremely low in caffeine!

Our Purple Teas

Kenyan Purple Tea, Lychee Purple Tea, Miss Violet Purple Tea

Tea Time in Spring Time

While many people associate a cozy cup of tea with the depths of winter, we like to think of tea as the perfect year-round beverage. Whether you’re enjoying a light, floral, or fruity cup of tea in the springtime, a glass of refreshing iced tea in the summer, or a warming, nourishing cup in the cooler months, tea can be a tasty and healthful habit in any season. No matter what kind of tea you enjoy drinking, a good cup of tea can be an oasis of calm and relaxation in the midst of a busy day. Happy spring and happy sipping!

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