I know Spring is not officially here yet but I want to welcome it with a big bang! Starting today through 3/31/12 you can enter to win a $100 gift certificate good for any products at Culinary Teas! Tell your friends because if we get a big enough response we will be doing giveaways all the time.

Loving Spring!

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Just finished my first pot of iced tea for the year! Long Island Strawberry Sencha hit the spot and kept me awake and alert for a long and busy weekend!


Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick, who lived during the fifth century, is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain, he was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He later escaped, but returned to Ireland and was credited with bringing Christianity to its people. In the centuries following Patrick's death (believed to have been on March 17, 461), the mythology surrounding his life became ever more ingrained in the Irish culture: Perhaps the most well known legend is that he explained the Holy Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) using the three leaves of a native Irish clover, the shamrock. 

St. Patrick's Day, although not a legal holiday anywhere in the United States, is nonetheless widely recognized and celebrated throughout the country. It is primarily celebrated as a celebration of Irish and Irish American culture; celebrations include prominent displays of the colour green, feasting, copious consumption of alcohol, religious observances, and numerous parades. The holiday has been celebrated on the North American continent since the late eighteenth century, prior to the American Revolution.

In honor of Saint Patrick, all our Irish Teas are 10% off this week. The Tea of the Week is Irish Breakfast and is 20% off.