Tea Connoisseurs Herald Arrival of New Company, Rare Tea Republic™

Company Curates Small Parcel, Single Estate Full-Leaf Teas from the World's Finest Tea Gardens

Oct 21, 2011, 12:38 ET from Rare Tea Republic

NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare Tea Republic, a company that curates fresh teas from the world's finest tea gardens, was launched today. Rare Tea Republic works directly with artisans around the world to select small lots and procure single estate teas that best express the character of the terroir. Rare Tea Republic's tea collection launched with nineteen teas from single estates throughout Northern India and the Himalayan Mountain region including: Darjeeling, Kangra, Sikkam, Assam, Bihar and Nepal. Rare Tea Republic teas range from $6 to $30 for 50 grams and are hand-packed by weight in resealable bags. Available weights include six, 50 and 100 grams. Rare Tea Republic teas are available via website (www.RareTeaRepublic.com) and by calling 855-RARE-TEA (855-727-3832).

"As American tea drinkers become more educated about tea, these new connoisseurs are seeking out rare and unique teas," said Sarah Scarborough, tea buyer for Rare Tea Republic. "We select from hundreds of samples to ensure Rare Tea Republic brings our customers the best and most fresh teas available in the world."

By visiting countries of origin multiple times a year, Rare Tea Republic has developed deep relationships with tea growers and source directly from them. The teas in the Rare Tea Republic collection will be continually updated throughout the year to deliver the freshest, most unique selection of single estate full-leaf teas to consumers.

Tea Buyer Sarah Scarborough has worked in the tea industry for 11 years. Prior to her involvement in the tea industry, she worked in sustainable agriculture and the culinary arts.  These experiences have given her a unique "garden to cup" perspective and allow her to share her passion for fine teas.

For more information, please visit Rare Tea Republic (www.RareTeaRepublic.com) or call 855-RARE-TEA (855-727-3832). Like Rare Tea Republic on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RareTeaRepublic and Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/RareTeaRepublic

Media contact: Eva Wong, Rare Tea Republic, 510.386.7632, evaw@raretearepublic.com
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 100, Novato, CA 94949 – Tel 855-RARE-TEA - www.RareTeaRepublic.com

SOURCE Rare Tea Republic