Birchall Blog

What Are The Benefits Of Rooibos (Redbush) Tea?

What Is Rooibos Tea? The 300-year-old rooibos (pronounced “roy-boss”) plant is just a baby compared to the 1,000-plus-year-old Camellia sinensis plant that yields what we know as black and green tea. Rooibos is usually grown in the Cederberg, a small mountainous area...

The Birchall Tea Black Friday Outlet

Black Friday - Birchall Outlet Birchall Tea will be holding their first Black Friday event in 2020 with special prices on a wide range of products while stocks last in our NEW sales outlet.  So What is Black Friday? Black Friday is the informal name for the Friday...

Things to Do This October Half-Term

We Explore What Things to Do This October Half-Term With the October school half term upon us, we’ve put together a roundup of the best things to do during the holidays, from Peppa Pig Tours with the kids, to Instagrammable Afternoon-Tea with friends. You can make the...

How To Make A Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Discover How To Make A Pumpkin Spiced Latte If you can't get to your favorite cafe to have a Pumpkin Spice Latte, we have some good news! Making your own at home has never been simpler with Birchall’s version of this coffee shop classic.  Our beloved Birchall Virguna...

Recognising World Mental Health Day 2020

This World Mental Health Day 2020 is said to be the most important one yet. As the world is experiencing the unprecedented impact of the global pandemic - it has also impacted on the mental health of millions. We know that the levels of anxiety, isolation, social...

10 Years of Great Taste – Birchall Great Rift

The results are in, The Great Taste Awards have announced that Birchall Tea have won an astounding 13 Great Taste Awards for 2020. Consequently, Birchall has now surpassed 60 Great Taste Awards!  Birchall’s Great Rift blend was acknowledged for its impeccable taste,...

What Makes A Good English Breakfast Tea

A quintessentially good English Breakfast Tea is a British favourite amongst tea lovers and the Birchall Great Rift Breakfast tea is no exception.  There is a reason this highly regarded blend remains to be our best selling tea. Birchall’s Great Rift Breakfast blend...

Painting the South Downs

  At Birchall Tea it's always fascinating to us how artists look to capture the same environments in different and alluring ways. The South Downs offer some of southern England’s best countryside and sea views, it is no surprise then that its green hills and...

A Fine Food Tour in Cornwall

  At Birchall Tea we pride ourselves on delivering teas of exceptional quality and flavor. Only the best ingredients and production techniques are used to create our blends. It was these great values that we were looking for when selecting the restaurants to...

Tea With Photographer David Taylor

  As part of our celebration of Britain, we’re featuring some of the wonderfully talented people that do their best to capture its beauty for all to enjoy. David Taylor is a photographer we love at Birchall Tea. David is based in Northumberland, which with...

Health Benefits of Green Tea

New Customer Offer!  Receive a 10% discount for all new customers on the Birchall Tea range! Simply enter the following code btnew10 on the basket page and a 10% discount will be applied. This offer can only be used once per user and not in conjunction with our Pre...

Green Tea & Peach Panna Cotta!

New Customer Offer!  Receive a 10% discount for all new customers on the Birchall Tea range! Simply enter the following code btnew10 on the basket page and a 10% discount will be applied. This offer can only be used once per user and not in conjunction with our Pre...

Great Brecon Beacons Photography

  As part of our celebration of South Wales, we’re featuring some of the wonderfully talented people that make it so special. Grant Hyatt is a photographer who has a rich passion for, the much overlooked, British countryside.  Grant is very proud to call the...

Birchall’s Britain Celebrating South Wales

  We’re thrilled to bring you the next instalment of our content series #BirchallsBritain. At Birchall we constantly strive to create award winning teas and infusions. Quality and great taste is at the heart of everything we do and #BirchallsBritain is no...

Birchall Tea 2016 Great Taste Award Winners!

  We are so pleased and proud to announce that Birchall Tea has once again triumphed at the Great Taste Awards, the world's most coveted blind-tasted food awards. Often described as the ‘Oscars’ for the speciality food & drink industry, the Great Taste Awards...

An Aerial View of the South Downs

  Sam Moore is a professional photographer based in Sussex. Having the beautiful South Downs as his playground Sam has a natural love for Landscape photography. Recently gaining his Drone license Sam is able to capture the South Downs from any vantage point,...

Birchall’s Britain – Celebrating The South Downs

  We’re thrilled to bring you the next installment of our content series #BirchallsBritain. At Birchall we constantly strive to create award winning teas and infusions. Quality and great taste is at the heart of everything we do and #BirchallsBritain is no...

Win Country Living Magazine Spring Fair Tickets!

  This weekend, we are giving away five pairs of tickets to the renowned Country Living Magazine Spring Fair, where we will once again be hosting our very own Birchall Tea Room and Shop. The Country Living Spring Fair – which returns to London’s Business Design...

North West Food Highlight – Rogan & Company

  At Birchall we pride ourselves on delivering teas of exceptional quality and flavor. Only the best ingredients and production techniques are used to create our blends. It was these great values that we were looking for when selecting the restaurants to feature...

North West Food Highlights – Askham Hall

  At Birchall we pride ourselves on delivering teas of exceptional quality and flavour. Only the best ingredients and production techniques are used to create our blends. It was these great values that we were looking for when selecting the restaurants to feature...

Painting The Lake District with Joseph Connor

  The Lake District has long inspired writers, poets and artists. Its 16 sparkling lakes, jagged peaks and dramatic weather create landscapes that capture the imagination. Here we share a tea with Joseph Connor, who represents a new breed of digital artists and...

Independent Tea Reviews

  Over the past 3 months we have been sending samples of our tea selection to a wide range of independent journalists, bloggers and tea enthusiasts. Our aim was to get honest and real reviews from tea drinkers to share with our community. At Birchall we are very...