Our Rich Heritage and Passion for Creating Perfect Blends of Speciality Tea
Our award-winning speciality and everyday black teas are sourced exclusively from estates across East Africa. Our pursuit of quality ensures all our leaves are only ever hand-picked from tea bushes grown at high-altitude in lush volcanic soil and ideal conditions. The result is a cup of speciality tea that is bright, delicious and bursting with full flavour, which we’re sure you’ll love as much as we love creating them.
We source the finest whole ingredients from around the world for our speciality tea and, with care and experience, create beautifully balanced fruit and herbal blends that allow you to discover new heights of flavour.
Great Rift Breakfast Blend
We are very proud of our deliciously strong breakfast tea bursting with flavour, a winner at the Great Taste Awards for 10 years in a row. Birchall Great Rift Tea is a unique English Breakfast blend, produced through five generations of Birchall Graham’s family.
Virunga Earl Grey
Our Virunga Earl Grey is a scented single origin tea, uniquely made from African black tea, blue cornflowers and a traditional Bergamot oil that adds a distinctive flavour of citrus, with spicy floral notes. Famously fragrant, this speciality tea combines the enduring appeal of Bergamot with the unparalleled brightness and vitality of a supreme black tea from East Africa.
Virunga Afternoon Tea
Our Virunga Afternoon is a single origin tea, expertly sourced from the finest tea gardens in Rwanda, found close to the country’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Virunga National Park. Elegant and refreshing, Virunga is a black tea for connoisseurs with a smooth and delicate liquor.
Our Virunga Chai infuses the brightness and vitality of supreme African black tea with an eclectic blend of herbs and spices that includes cinnamon, ginger and red rooibos from South Africa. The unique result is a vibrant and uplifting speciality tea that will satisfy throughout the day, taken with or without hot milk.
Our Darjeeling is an exquisitely delicate orthodox tea that showcases the distinctive muscatel character of one of the world’s most famous teas. Tea has been cultivated high up in the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range since the British first planted tea around the picturesque Darjeeling hill station during the 19th century.
Great Rift Decaf
Our Great Rift Decaf is a decaffeinated breakfast tea, expertly blended by the fifth generation of Birchall Graham’s family. In order to produce a cup of tea that is caffeine free, but bright and full of flavour, we have expertly sourced the finest selection of estate grown speciality tea from across East Africa and the Great Rift Valley.
Jasmine Tea Pearls
Our Jasmine Tea Pearls combine the mild sweetness of green tea with the soft floral notes of jasmine flowers. In our pursuit of quality we have expertly sourced these exquisite jasmine pearls from China’s Fujian province, where the finest examples of this classic green tea are harvested each year.
In our constant pursuit for quality we have expertly sourced a traditional Mao Feng for Birchall Green Tea. Purifying, restorative and rich in anti-oxidants, our Green Tea is a single origin from China where the very best speciality tea of this variety are to be found.
Green Tea & Peach
Our Green Tea & Peach is a traditional green tea, blended with real fruit pieces and marigold flowers. This full flavoured, aromatic green tea is a plentiful source of anti-oxidants, which are known for their cleansing and detoxifying qualities. It contains less caffeine than black tea, making it a wonderful substitute that can be enjoyed throughout the day.
Red Berry & Flower
Fruity, refreshing, rich in anti-oxidants and naturally caffeine free our Red Berry & Flower tea is a luxuriously smooth blend of sweet red berries and refreshing hibiscus. This full flavoured red fruit tea is a plentiful source of anti-oxidants and is naturally caffeine free, so you can enjoy it at any time of day.
Soothing, delicate and naturally caffeine free our Camomile tea is a classic herbal tea made from the scented flowers and leaves of the wild camomile plant. Camomile has long been prized for its relaxing qualities and is believed to restore natural balance by aiding digestion and promoting sleep.
Lemongrass & Ginger
Our Lemongrass & Ginger tea is a warming herbal tea made with pure lemongrass and spicy ginger pieces. The renowned digestive benefits of ginger root and the soothing properties of lemongrass combine perfectly in this delightful infusion to elevate your mood and revive you anytime you need a boost.
Birchall’s Redbush tea is a classic red rooibos tea made from the soft needle-like leaves of the wild South African plant, Aspalathus linearis. Our pure origin redbush produces a gently hydrating infusion that is rich in anti-oxidants and naturally caffeine free, making it a light and healthy way to lift your day.
Our Peppermint tea is a classic herbal tea made from only the finest pure peppermint leaves. Peppermint is a speciality tea traditionally acknowledged to aid digestion and our luxurious single mint infusion is entirely caffeine free, making it perfect as an after-dinner digestif or as a late evening refreshment.