Key Indian Origins


Darjeeling – Nestling in the foothills of the snow capped Himalayas,grows the world’s most sought after tea. No. other tea anywhere in the world has its unique ‘muscatel’ flavor and exquisite bouquet. Darjeeling Tea is a protected Geographical Indication.


Assam – to the far northeast of India – the land of the one – horned rhino and the mighty river Brahmaputra, has the world’s single largest contiguous area under tea cultivation. The rich Assam tea is famous for its strong, bright and full-bodied liquor.Assam Orthodox tea has been registered as a Geographical indication in India.



Dooars - are the floodplains and foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East. This region is divided by the Sankosh river into the Eastern and the Western Dooars. The teas from this region are coloury and full bodied and ideal for blending.


Nilgiris – or ‘The Blue Mountains’ is a picturesque range of undulating hilly landscape in southern India. Nurtured in these slopes is the renowned Nilgiri tea, known for its fragrance and briskness. Nilgiri orthodox tea has been registered as a Geographical Indication in India.


In Himachal Pradesh, North India, tea is grown mainly in the Mandi and the Kangra districts. Below the towering and exquisitely beautiful snow clad Dhauladhar mountain range, tea is grown on the gentle slopes of the outer Himalayas. Kangra is famous for its distinctly flavoured tea with a unique flower like fragrance with refreshing green note accompanied by characteristic heavy note. Kangra Tea is a Geographical Indication.

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