Hi Friends, We are going to discuss the best gift for tea lovers. While all of the tea is from the same Camellia sinensis plant, the joys of this versatile leaf personify where it’s grown – the soil and climate, and then how blenders can add flavors, herbs, spices, and flowers. This is important because knowing what type of tea drinker you are buying from will tell you what kind of gift you will appreciate the most.
We have collected teapots and cups, books, and tea samples, our best gifts for tea lovers.
1. Cuisinart CPK-17 PerfecTemp 1.7-Liter Stainless Steel Cordless Electric kettle, 1.7 L, Silver
The Cuisinart PerfecTemp kettle is designed with six variable temperatures to heat the water to the right specifications for the tea you want to brew. This is the ideal gift for the everyday tea drinker: its 30-minute keep-warm function can refresh your cup and its lighted window shows how much water is in the kettle.
2. FORLIFE Curve Teapot with Infuser, 24-Ounce, Turquoise
Made of porcelain and lead-free material, it’s available in 10 cheerful colors at 24 ounces, perfect for making two cups of tea. The dishwasher-safe teapot contains a 0.3-millimeter stainless steel egg with holes small enough to fit to prevent small herbal tea leaves like rooibos hatching and the sieve is deep enough and offers plenty of space for brewing large tea leaves.
3. Bstean Tea Filter Bags Disposable Tea Infuser with Drawstring for Loose Leaf Tea with 100% Natural Unbleached Paper and 2 Free Clip (100 PCS x 2)
BSStean bags provide convenience for loose tea. While many bags are bleached, these chlorine-free natural fiber bags are not. Paper can flavor tea, so natural, untreated tea provides a purer tea drinking experience. Floating in the cup, like pockets with flaps. The biodegradable bags are ideal for 8-ounce servings of tea and come in packs of 100 or 200, and can be tossed into your homemade compost after use.
4. FORLIFE Extra-fine Tea Infuser and Dish Set
Most FORLIFE teapots and single cups come with a brewing strainer or you can purchase one with a brewing plate alone. Cup to hold the infuser in place.
5. Le Creuset Enamel On Steel Whistling Tea Kettle, 1.7 qt., Caribbean
It works on any stove, has a capacity of nearly 2 quarts, and comes in nine eye-catching colors including Cassis, Cherry, Flame, Marseille, Palm, and White, plus it has a heat-resistant handle (plus button and whistle) for making pouring easier.
6. The Tea Enthusiast’s Handbook: A Guide to Enjoying the World’s Best Teas
For tea drinkers looking to delve into the cultural roots and history of tea, check out this companion book The History of Tea: A Cultural History and Drinking Guide, by a James Beard finalist.
7. The Boba Book: Bubble Tea and Beyond
Boba tea’s popularity isn’t just down to its boba tapioca pearls – as any bob ahead will tell you, the devil is in the details when it comes to custom brewing high-quality loose tea, as local San Francisco chain Boba Guys proves where their tea People with loose leaf tea make a good cup of boba tea. The Boba Book: Bubble Tea and Beyond by Boba Guys founders Andrea Chau and Bin Chen brings their boutique approach home.
8. Steeped: Recipes Infused with Tea
With nine widely used teas, the cookbook offers 70 plant-based recipes that use tea as a spice and inspiration from morning to dessert. Published by Andrews McMeel and selected as one of the Los Angeles Times Most Popular Cookbooks in 2015, it also includes a guide to handmade edible tea gifts to keep the love of tea alive.