Zhena's Gypsy Tea and Tully's Coffee Announce: 'Tea Expedition to Sri Lanka' Contest for Customers

Aug 31, 2010, 08:00 ET from Zhena's Gypsy Tea

OJAI, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Zhena's Gypsy Tea, known for its dedication to sustainability and innovative tea offerings, and Tully's Coffee, a leading specialty coffee retailer, have announced an unprecedented contest to engage and show appreciation for their vastly expanding tea customers at Tully's throughout the Western United States.

"This contest will give customers a chance to win a tea trek to the fair trade gardens in Sri Lanka, where I will guide them through the fields where we source a large variety of our Biodynamic(R) teas," says Zhena Muzyka, Founder and Master Blender of Zhena's. "Tully's customers have really responded to the new hot tea offerings since we began working together, and we wanted to show their customers how much we appreciate their support by taking this opportunity to take them to the source of their enjoyment."

Each Tully's Coffee will have displays where customers can sign up to win the free trip to Sri Lanka. Tully's will also feature a new Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte promotional drink, formulated especially for the Fall contest.  Winners will be announced one month after the last entry is in.  Contest runs from September 8th- 30th.

"We are thrilled to partner with Zhena's Gypsy Tea for this innovative idea to show our customers how much we care," said Scott Earle, Tully's Coffee Vice President of Marketing. "Our customers love our new tea offerings, and we want to push the envelope even further by engaging customers in a new and exciting way, with this being one of the biggest prizes we have ever offered at Tully's."

The winners of the tea expedition to Sri Lanka will be heading to Sri Lanka with Zhena, where she will take the winners to several organic tea gardens, beautiful Sri Lankan beaches and even an elephant orphanage in January 2011.

About Zhena's Gypsy Tea

Headquartered in Ojai, California, Zhena's Gypsy Tea is a pro-active purpose based brand, whose goal it is to make a difference in people's lives by offering only premium teas that benefit customers' health and the health of the planet. A socially responsible business with a commitment to improve the social and environmental well-being of the world, through its unique offerings of prized and exquisite Fair Trade(TM), organic and Biodynamic (R) teas and herbs, the company works toward social justice, humanitarian causes and earth-friendly, sustainable, ethical business that create opportunities to alleviate poverty. To learn more visit www.gypsytea.com.


TC Global, Inc., dba Tully's Coffee, is a leading specialty coffee retailer and wholesaler. Through company owned, licensed and franchised specialty retail stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, throughout Asia with Tully's Coffee International, and with its global alliance partner Tully's Coffee Japan, Tully's premium coffees are available at nearly 600 branded retail locations globally, including more than 200 in the United States. TC Global also has the rights to distribute Tully's coffee through all wholesale channels internationally, outside of North America, the Caribbean and Japan. TC Global's corporate headquarters is located at 3100 Airport Way S, in Seattle, WA.  For more information: (800) MY-TULLY or TullysCoffeeShops.com.

SOURCE Zhena's Gypsy Tea