Best Breakfast Blend – 2008 & 2009 1st Place World Tea Championship
Our breakfast tea of choice has a robust and flavorful taste profile that is rich and malty with subtle notes of chocolate. China Breakfast is a pure Dian Hong style black tea harvested from Yunnan’s antique tea trees.
Best Chai – 2009 1st Place World Tea Championship
A robust & full-flavored black tea blended with our traditional Indian Masala spices. The bold flavor of our select shade-grown black tea presents full notes of cardamom, ginger & clove that is zesty & stimulating.
The floral aroma of lavender is perhaps the perfect complement to the sweet citrus and full-bodied flavor of Earl Grey. Our contemporary version of this classic blend was developed in French tea salons and has pleased the palate and raised the eyebrows of more than a few Earl Grey purists. Earl Grey Lavender is handcrafted in small batches and infused with pure essential oils of real fruit and flowers.
Best Jasmine – 2009 1st Place World Tea Championship
Organic green tea is blended with fresh jasmine blossoms by a traditional tea scenting process. The green tea absorbs the natural essence from fresh jasmine blossoms and imparts a sweet and soothing fragrance in every cup.
Organic Houjicha is a classic style of Japanese green tea made with roasted tealeaves and stems from the autumn and winter harvests. Our Organic Houjicha yields an amber-colored infusion with a smooth flavor and accents of chocolate and roasted barley.
White teas hand blended with the natural essences of succulent peaches and tangerines. The flavor of sweet peaches is well balanced with accents of fresh citrus and white tea character.
According to traditional Chinese Medicine, Pu-erh tea has a warm and energizing property. It is known to dispel grease and toxins from a diet rich in meat and cholesterol. Our blend of Organic Ginger and Organic Pu-erh was inspired by an ancient herbal formula used as a “beauty aid” and “slimming tea” in Asia. The zesty notes of orange and ginger complement the rich, smooth flavors of Pu-erh.
Best Mint Blend– 2008 1st Place World Tea Championship
Peppermint Rooibos has a deep red infusion with a fresh minty flavor and aroma. It’s great hot or iced with a wedge of lemon or lime. Unlike other teas, Rooibos is devoid of bitterness and naturally sweet without sugar.
Best Blended/Flavored Herbal– 2009 1st Place World Tea Championship
This 2009 World Tea Champion is rich with currants, succulent hibiscus, hints of plum and accented with notes of cinnamon and naturally sweet licorice root. Warm and soothing, Organic Cinnamon Plum is deliciously fruity and full-bodied with a deep red infusion.
One of our original Rishi blends and top sellers, Tangerine Ginger has a complex array of sweet, spicy, tart and fruity flavors. Stimulating ginger root and adaptogenic, wild-harvested Schizandra berries are expertly balanced with the natural essential oils of citrus fruits, succulent tangerines and rare herbs. Tangerine Ginger is a full-bodied and invigorating blend with a wonderful gourmet flavor and aroma.
Spicy ginger, soothing licorice and zesty lemongrass are blended with immunity enhancing Ayurvedic herbs to compose one of our tastiest and most innovative caffeine-free infusions. Based on an ancient Ayurvedic cold and cough remedy, the swirling aromas of rain forest spices and citrus enliven the senses and strengthen the system.
The Scarlet blend is our most popular signature caffeine-free blend. Scarlet has a rich and fruity flavor from all natural dried fruits and gourmet quality botanicals. Scarlet has a deep red infusion that is tart with natural tasting notes of blueberry and cherry.
Organic Hibiscus Sabdariffa is more commonly known as “Jamaica Flowers.” Rishi’s master tea blenders unify the wonderful flavors of Organic Jamaica with Organic Rooibos and Organic Honey Bush to create this robust, fruity and deep red infusion. Jamaica flowers are hand picked from a variety of hibiscus when the flowers of this shrubby plant become plump and juicy red. The dried, reddish-purple flowers are consumed in teas, wines and tonics throughout the world. Jamaica Flowers are also used as a natural red pigment in cosmetics and clothing. “Jamaica” is known to have a high content of vitamin C and other health beneficial properties. The tart and deep flavor of Jamaica blends well with the refreshing and healthful nature of Rooibos. This original Rishi blend has a strong and fruity body that finishes with complex notes of mango, passion fruit and rare island spices.