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Our Latest Video : Why we focus on single estate teas

As fine tea merchants we choose to focus on sourcing and selling only pure leaf tea.  No blends, no herbals.  Here Michelle explains why. 

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Keep up to date with Comins News on our YouTube Channel

Now we finally have our You Tube Channel we are able to make weekly videos sharing and exploring aspects our life in tea. First up we introduce a little more about how we came to live and work in tea with Michelle [& Bruno!]. Subscribe for regular updates and let us know what you would like to see! 

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Day 1 – Mengzuo | In search of Dian Hong

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Day 1 – Mengzuo | In search of Dian Hong

It took a while to get to Feng Qing but as usual in China the travel is always worth it. After an 11hour flight from London to Shanghai and then a connection onto Kunming in Yunnan we met our driver for the next few days who estimated 7 hours South West to Feng Qing, Lincang Prefecture Yunnan.  The journey took 11 hours culminating in steep climbs and long declines with the obligatory terrifying overtaking but at 1am we pulled into the town passing under the sign reading ‘China Black Tea Capital’ – always a good sign and certainly rejuvenating at the end of...

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Jane Pettigrew Returns to Comins Tea House | 13th February

Jane Pettigrew Returns to Comins Tea House | 13th February

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The Origins of Tea | Haydn West

The Origins of Tea | Haydn West

Those of you who visit the Tea House or see us at various Food & Drink Events will have met Haydn who is now a permanent member of our team at Comins Tea.  Haydn came to the Tea House in the first few weeks after opening & started working on Saturdays soon after.  It would be fair to say that tea has captured Haydn in the same way it has Michelle & I & since [very successfully] finishing school Haydn has decided to come and work and travel with us as we grow our tea business over the next few years.  ...

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Buy Fine Tea

At Comins we aim to make it simple for you to find and enjoy fine single estate teas. Rob & Michelle travel the world meeting and building relationships with dedicated growers to bring you a range of loose leaf teas that offer an excellent balance of quality and value. We also offer a hand-picked selection of teaware including our our exclusive British made tea bowls, tins and spoons designed by us and handmade by quality British craftspeople. Our range of tea gift sets and vouchers are perfect for that special present or just as a treat for yourself.

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