In the 19th century, long before the first tea bush was planted in India, fast freight ships known as tea clippers vied with each other to deliver the first spring tea harvest from China to England. At stake were prestige and profit as the first tea to market commanded the highest price.
Quinteassential is a Chester, UK based loose leaf tea boutique with award-winning unique teas and healthy tea blends. We create and design artisan teas of uncompromising quality, inspired by travel, culture and the arts. We are also the long term partner of choice for some of the best global and UK’s hospitality organisations.