When it’s the time of year to give gifts, and you have a friend that is a tea lover, you probably will ask yourself – “but what are tea lovers going to want?” Tea is one of the most popular beverages globally, and tea lovers deserve some special attention. Tea can be steeped in many ways, from tea bags or loose tea leaves. There are also different types of tea such as black, green, oolong and herbal tea. In this blog post, I will discuss various gift ideas that any tea lover would love!
So you probably asking yourself how would I know? and this is because I am a tea lover!
A tea infuser for loose tea leaves
All tea lovers need a tea infuser to steep their tea. Loose tea leaves can be used for different types of tea, such as black, green or oolong tea. Many beautiful ceramic and glass teapots are available now with matching cups that make the perfect gift set!
The following is an excellent choice:
Glass Teapot Tea Infusers for Loose Tea Thicken Tea Kettle
A 40oz/1200ml glass teapot designed to hold loose leaf tea. High-quality borosilicate glass and stainless steel construction make this a durable, reliable, easy-to-use, and aesthetically pleasing tea infuser that will last for years to come. The sturdy handle allows for easy pouring over your favourite mug or teacup.
A removable stainless steel mesh filter prevents any loose leaves from entering your drink while allowing the flavour of the tea through. This is an ideal gift for any tea lover!
These cute shark, dolphin and whale tea infusers are great for making loose leaf tea. They help to mix the flavours of your different teas when you are making a pot of tea.
This cute tea infuser will fit the “lonely” tea lover that no one around him likes tea as much as he or she loves!
The material is soft silicone that is food grade and BPA free, so it’s safe to use any liquid or dry ingredients. The fine mesh is even and allows the water to circulate through all parts of your drink while keeping any leaves or other solid pieces trapped in the center. It makes an excellent gift for anyone who enjoys drinking loose leaf tea!
A box of assorted tea bags
There are tea bag samplers available with many tea flavours to choose from. These make perfect stocking stuffers and will be enjoyed by any tea lover!
Harney & Sons Assorted Tea Bag Sampler
Each sampler contains ten individually wrapped tea bags of each featured tea. The flavours are Hot Cinnamon Spice, English Breakfast, Lemon Herbal, Egyptian Chamomile, Decaf Earl Grey, Organic Peppermint, Earl Grey Raspberry Herbal, Decaf Ceylon Organic Green with Citrus and Ginkgo and Ceylon & India. This is a great way to sample all of Harney & Sons’ teas to find your favourites!
Bigelow Assorted Teas 6 Flavors
The Bigelow brand offers a variety of tea blends and flavours for every occasion. From our famous Constant Comment to our organic green teas, there is a flavour for everyone. In addition, their individually wrapped tea bags are perfect for stocking the pantry or taking with you on the go. Whether enjoyed at home or in the office, Bigelow’s convenient packaging makes it easy to brew and enjoy a great cup of tea anytime.
Bigelow is a family-owned and operated tea company based in Connecticut. In 1945 Ruth Bigelow created their first tea, Constant Comment, a flavorful black tea blended with aromatic orange peel & warming spices. Today, Bigelow is still family-owned, and American made.
An insulated travel mug
There is a lot of great solutions to keep your hot drinks warm while you’re on the go.
This insulated travel mug is perfect for taking along on your commute or during a long day at work. The tea infuser fits nicely inside the cup and can be removed to use again when you want to make more tea later! It has heat resistant silicone handles, making gripping easy while avoiding burns from hot drinks.
Rambler Tumblers are the ultimate in portable party-starters. From tailgates to campsites, beaches, and beyond, Rambler Tumblers keep your drinks hotter or colder longer (even in the heat of summer) and fit more comfortably in your hand.
In addition, they’re made from 18/8 stainless steel that won’t rust or taint your drink, so they look great for years.
The YETI 20 oz. Rambler Tumbler stands 6 7/8 in high and has a lip diameter of 3 1/2 in. All YETI Tumblers are sized to fit in standard sized cup holders. The stainless steel vacuum insulation ensures your drink will stay cold or hot for hours on end. The double-wall vacuum construction keeps the temperature of your beverage constant without sweating on the outside of the tumbler.
SUN WILL Coffee Mug with Handle
This is an insulated coffee mug that will keep your drink hot or cold for hours. With a double-wall vacuum insulation technology, it can keep the beverage’s temperature inside stable for a very long time. It has a sweat-proof design and no condensation on the outside surface. The lid is made from BPA free material, which seals tightly to achieve maximum spillproof capability. This product comes with an elegant pearlized finish, easy to wash and unbreakable.
SUN WILL coffee mug with handle is a great travel cup, especially for outdoor lovers. It features an ergonomic design that fits comfortably in your hand and keeps it cool to the touch even when filled with hot liquids. The rubber grip on the lid makes it easy to open and close while also preventing slippage.
A set of high-quality teacups and saucers for entertaining guests
This tea set includes a teapot, teacup and saucer. The teacups are made from fine bone china, durable enough to withstand daily use and look elegant when used for entertaining guests. Fine china does not have as much porosity as other ceramics such as stoneware or earthenware, so it will not absorb flavours from previous drinks like coffee the way those materials would.
This makes it perfect for use with fruit infusions! In addition, it’s dishwasher safe if you need to clean them after your party ends up being more boisterous than planned.
Eileen’s Reserve Teacup and Saucer Set
Eileen’s Reserve teacup and saucer set is an excellent choice for your tea party! The floral design of each teacup is a stylish and lovely detail. The bright colours make you happy just by looking at them. And the 7oz size is perfect for drinking tea, hot chocolate or coffee. Your table guests will love THEM.
The porcelain teacup cup and saucers are study and durable. The edges will not readily chip off.
Turkish Tea Glasses Set with Saucers Holders Spoons
This beautiful set of 6 Turkish Tea Glasses Set with Saucers Holders Spoons, Decorated with Crystals & Pearls, will add a touch of class to your tea parties and gatherings. Each glass is handmade by skilled artisans in Turkey. The drinks are removable from the holders and can be washed on the top rack of the dishwasher.
These gorgeous glasses are decorated with crystals and pearls. They are available in gold only and come in a gift box, making them an ideal gift for any occasion!
To help you find the perfect gift for your tea-loving friends and family, I’ve compiled a list of 5 different ideas. Each idea is unique in its way, but they all provide something that will make their lives easier or more enjoyable when drinking delicious cups of tea at home or on the go.
So whether you decide to get them an infuser for loose leaves, boxes of assorted teas, high-quality teacups and saucers for entertaining guests or just a simple insulated travel mug to keep their hot drinks warm while they’re away from home – there’s something here that every tea lover would love!
Have any other great suggestions? I’d love to hear about them on my contact form page!