23. Vanilla Velvet Black Tea
Our 23rd most popular tea this year, Vanilla Velvet is full bodied and has a natural sweetness. Rich vanilla and a hint of floral jasmine gives this tea its depth of character. Vanilla Velvet is delicious on its own or with a splash of milk.
22. Spring Fancy Green & White Tea
Spring Fancy is a light, fruity tea that’s perfect for spring and great year-round. This tea blends green and white tea leaves with papaya, pineapple, rose petals, strawberry pieces, and passion fruit for a mellow, tropical tea that’s bursting with flavor. Spring Fancy is delicious hot, and also makes an exceptional iced tea!
21. Linda's Lemon Ginger Green Tea
We blend Linda's Lemon Ginger in small batches in-house by hand. Soothing and uplifting, this blend of green tea, ginger, lemon peel, and lemongrass is sure to put a spring in your step.
20. Vanilla Rooibos Herbal Tea
Our star saleswoman Alee Blair calls this her "bourbon tea"—it has all the warming goodness of a glass of bourbon, but without any of the alcohol. A simple blend of South African rooibos and vanilla flavoring, this delicious and decadent tea is great on its own or with a splash of milk and sweetener, and makes a perfect after-dinner cup.
19. Ginger Peach Black Tea
Peach and ginger are a winning combination in this fruit-forward, slightly spicy blend. This smooth black tea is bright and flavorful, and also makes an excellent iced tea.
18. Honeybush Hot Cider Herbal Tea
Honeybush Hot Cider is the quintessential fall tea, but we think it's tasty all year round. Honeybush is a full-bodied cousin of rooibos with a slightly sweeter taste. This tea combines honeybush with apple, cinnamon, orange peel, and licorice root for a sweet, lightly spiced blend reminiscent of mulled cider.
17. Rooibos Chai Herbal Tea
If you love chai but want to skip the caffeine, Rooibos Chai is the blend for you! This herbal tea blends traditional chai spices, including cinnamon, cardamom, ginger root, coriander, cloves and pepper, with organic South African rooibos for a caffeine-free version of chai.
16. Cota Navajo Tea
Cota or Navajo tea, also known as greenthread, Hopi tea, or Zuni tea, is a medicinal herbal tea native to parts of the Southwest. Our cota is wild-harvested here in New Mexico. Used by indigenous peoples for centuries, this tea has a mild, earthy flavor. This was our second year sourcing this tea from a local grower, and its popularity continues to grow!
15. Daily Darjeeling Black Tea
Our second flush organic Darjeeling black tea has a medium body and a fresh, slightly nutty flavor. Daily Darjeeling features black tea leaves with green and gold highlights, and brews up into a beautiful pale amber color. With a grade of FTGFOP1, this is an extremely high-quality tea at a price point that allows you to drink it daily!
14. Assam Black Tea
Assam is a bold, hearty black tea sourced from the Assam region of India. We often recommend this tea to customers looking to switch from coffee, or for those looking for a robust breakfast tea to start their day. Delicious on its own, it's also strong enough to stand up to milk and sweetener.
13. Horchata Rooibos Herbal Tea
New to our shelves this year, Horchata Rooibos has quickly become a favorite of both staff and customers alike! This herbal tea is inspired by horchata, a traditional Hispanic drink found at aguas frescas stands during summer festivals and fiestas. Horchata Rooibos combines South African rooibos with roasted rice, cinnamon, vanilla, and other spices.
12. English Breakfast Black Tea
English Breakfast is a classic for a reason! Our 12th most popular tea this year, English Breakfast is an aromatic blend of Ceylon, Assam, and Tanzanian black teas. English Breakfast has a classic rich, malty taste.
11. Earl Grey Black Tea
Another classic tea blend, our Earl Grey blends premium black tea leaves with oil of bergamot sourced from Italy. This tea has a citrusy, slightly floral flavor and a full body with a smooth finish. Earl Grey is refreshing hot or iced, or even prepared as a London Fog Latte!
10. Chimayo Chai Black Tea
Another blend that's new to our shelves, Chimayo Chai is our homage to northern New Mexico. Chile is part of the culture here, and Chimayo Chai honors that tradition by including just enough crushed red chile flakes in our chai tea to add the right amount of heat! Enjoy it in the classic way as a sweet, milky chai—or, if you’re brave, try it straight for a fiery cup.
9. Lavender Mint Herbal Tea
One of our most popular herbal teas, Lavender Mint is a simple but satisfying herbal blend. Calming lavender blossoms complement cooling peppermint for a fresh, lightly floral cup that tastes great hot and makes a superb iced tea.
8. Irish Breakfast Black Tea
Our organic Irish Breakfast makes a rich cup of tea that’s sure to get you going in the morning. This stout, robust blend of Assam, Ceylon, and Tanzanian teas creates a full-bodied, malty tea that pairs well with milk and sugar. A good strong cuppa!
7. Egyptian Chamomile Herbal Tea
Our Egyptian Chamomile is made from the highest quality organic chamomile sourced from Egypt. This single-ingredient herbal tea is characterized by large, fragrant chamomile flower heads, and brews up into a lovely gold-colored infusion, with a mellow natural sweetness and notes of straw, honey, and apples.
6. Jasmine Yin Cloud Green Tea
Our most popular green tea, Jasmine Yin Cloud features Chinese green tea leaves lightly scented with fresh jasmine blossoms. This floral, aromatic tea is a must-try!
5. Blueberry Pomegranate Herbal Tea
Blueberry Pomegranate blends blueberry, pomegranate, apple, and hibiscus for a delightfully fruity, naturally caffeine-free blend. Delicious hot, this also makes an excellent iced tea!
4. Masala Chai Black Tea
One of our most popular black teas, this traditional chai blend includes cinnamon, cardamom, ginger root, and cloves blended with premium Ceylon tea. Add milk and honey for a classic sweet, milky chai.
3. Lavender Lullaby Herbal Tea
Blended by hand in small batches in our Santa Fe store, Lavender Lullaby is a custom blend crafted specifically to help you relax and unwind. Our version of a sleepytime tea, Lavender Lullaby blends chamomile, lavender, roses, sweet orange peel, and calendula petals.
2. Apricot Brandy Black Tea
Our most popular black tea and our second most popular tea overall this year, Apricot Brandy is a classic! This tea combines black tea leaves with apricot pieces and natural brandy flavor for a luscious, sweet, and fruity blend that captures the spirit of late summer in Santa Fe.
1. Atomic Gold Herbal Tea
Atomic Gold topped the charts this year as both our most popular herbal tea and our best-selling tea overall! Sweet and spicy, warm and soothing, and packed with powerhouse ingredients, this remarkable blend of turmeric, ginger, licorice, lemongrass, and orange has a deep and satisfying flavor and brews up a beautiful bright gold color.
What were your favorite teas of 2023?
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