Tea History: MacLeods of Edinburgh

For the next few months, at the second Monday of each month, we are covering some tea history.    With tea being one of the oldest beverages, there have been …

Guess the Brand of Tea of Former First Minister?

What is the preferred brand of tea of Scotland’s former First Minester Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister?   In an article by the UK Press Association, Salmond’s office reveals his …

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Do You Know This Man?

Who is this man?  Do you know this famous figure in Scottish Tea history? This is Andrew Melrose, who started the brand of tea that carries his name.   Andrew Melrose …

Lost Tea Brands: Holyrood Tea

All this summer, we have been reviewing tea companies that have been lost to history.    Today, Holyrood Tea. Thanks to Edinburgh City of Print for the image. You can see …

Lost Tea Brands: MacLeods of Edinburgh

Throughout history, many tea companies have started and ended.  Periodically, we like to review tea companies of the past.  Below, is an a label for Early Morn Tea from William …