Have You Tried Holyrood Tea?

Have you tried Holyrood Tea? Actually this is a copy of artwork created by Smith & Ritchie of Scotland. The company was established in Edinburgh in 1853.  

How Big is Scotland’s Tea Market?

In Scotland, a lot of tea is consumed.  But, exactly how much is the Scottish Tea market worth?  According to Unilever UK, the Scottish Tea market is worth £39 Million (approximately …

Video on Glasgow’s Willow Tea Room

When it comes to Scottish Tea, perhaps no place is more famous than the Willow Tea Room in Glasgow, Scotland.   We found a great summary of this tea room.  If …

When Did Tea Consumption Start in Scotland?

Scotland has a very long tradition of tea drinking. Tea drinking was introduced to Scotland in 1680 by Mary of Modena, then Duchess of York.   She was visiting her first …

Brodies Tea: A Very Brief History

Brodies Teas are still made in Scotland.   The teas come in distinctive drums and are often first seen by vistors to Scotland. Today, Brodie’s is still a family business with …

History of Scotland and Tea

Tea is very popular in Scotland. But, how did its popularity start? Scotland’s relationship with tea started in the early 1600s, when it was formally introduced to the country by …