2012 Tea Bloggers Choice Award Winners

tbc award 2012 2012 Tea Bloggers Choice Award Winners

Tea Blogger’s Choice Award 2012

The results are in! Tea bloggers from all around, and our readership have weighed in through blog comments, emails, Facebook and Twitter to compile the following results for this year’s Tea Blogger’s Choice Awards presented by the Association of Tea Bloggers.


Tea Bloggers’ Choice Awards Winners 2012

Unblended/Unflavored Black :  Teavivre Yunnan Dian Hong Golden Tip 

Blended/Flavored Black:  Harney and Sons Earl Grey Supreme 

Unblended/Unflavored Green:  Den’s Tea Gyokuro Kin

Blended/Flavored Green:  Aiya Tea Matcha Infused Sencha 

Unblended/Unflavored Oolong: Teavivre Jin Xuan Milk Oolong (One of my personal favorites)

Blended/Flavored Oolong: Naivetea Lychee Oolong (One of my personal favorites)

Unblended/Unflavored White: Rishi Silver Needle Premium

Blended/Flavored White: Art of Tea Coconut Creme White Tea

Unblended/Unflavored Puerh: Rishi Ancient Puerh Classic

Blended/Flavored Puerh: Stash Black Forest Cake Puerh (One of my personal favorites)

Herb Blend: David’s Tea Chocolate Rocket

Single Herb: David’s Tea Spearmint



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2011 World Tea Expo (Day 3)

This year’s World Tea Expo is my 3rd trip to this event. I’ve appreciated the opportunities to learn and meet new people each year. I’ve made friends and contacts from every corner of the world and every continent save for Antarctica. The events and sights from this first day of the expo are similar to those from the past two years. Full of energy, vibrant colors and effusive scents tantalizing for everyone here. Read more to learn more.

Check out my coverage of both Day 1 and Day 2 of the 2011 World Tea Expo.

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Winter White Earl Grey (Harney & Sons)

My favorite Earl Grey yet is this Winter White Earl Grey from Harney & Sons. It’s a Mutan white tea based blend with oil of bergamot. I think you’ll find this tea as soothing as I do.

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Kagoshima Sencha (Harney & Sons)

When most of us think of green tea, we think of Japan. It’s Japan’s unique more grassy tastes which draw us to their teas. Perfection is an opinionated ideal, but this Kagoshima Sencha from Harney & Sons tastes like what I think a Japanese green tea should.

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Cranberry Autumn (Harney & Sons)

As one of the most established loose leaf American tea companies, Harney & Sons has produced some spectacular blends over the years. I’ll spend some time highlighting a few of my favorites coming up, but we’ll start with this Cranberry Autumn black tea, a very popular member of their infusions.

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