7 Artisanal Tea Brands In India Any Tea Lover Would Love

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
7 Artisanal Tea Brands In India Any Tea Lover Would Love

In India, tea can’t never be labelled as just a beverage, it is an emotion! Indians begin their mornings with a cup of tea. And, have more and more during the day as well! Indians every year consume about 837,000 tonnes of tea. There are many artisanal tea brands in India that are trying to innovate the regional flavours and inculcate sustainability. Here are 7 artisanal tea brands in India you absolutely must try. 

1. Organic India

I am sure most of you must have tried and loved it but for others, you can never go wrong with this. Organic India is on its way to cultivate sustainable organic farmlands by working with small, family farmers. Their organic Tulsi teas and also some caffeine free options like Tulsi Sweet Rose have been a huge hit besides Green tea.


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2.Dancing Leaf

The 50 different teas in Dancing Leaf’s collection include uncommon, flavorful, and traditional teas. The tea brand is based out of Mumbai and offers a crazy variety. Their teas are imported from China, Taiwan, and Japan as well as locally from Assam, Nilgiri, and Darjeeling. The brand has black, green and white tea to offer along with some exotic concoctions. 


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3. Dharmsala Tea Company

Dharmsala Tea Company are sixth-generation planters and are keeping with the custom of distributing single-origin, high-grown Kangra Tea to the rest of the world. Every sip of these tea will simply bring in peace just like Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. Along with floral and fruit mixes, they have a large selection of ayurvedic, herbal, and caffeine-free teas.

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4. Sancha

Master tea taster Sanjay Kapur had launched Old Delhi’s first gourmet tea store. Today his brand Sancha has over 75 varieties of tea out of which some have won awards in the Indian varietal. The brand offers some unique varieties like like bed-time rea like Sleeping Beauty or rejuvenating blend like Lavender White. 

5. Jug-Mug Thela

Located in New Delhi, JugMug Thela is a gourmet food and beverage company. Their emphasis is on healthy food free of additives, chemicals, artificial colours and flavours. The tea brand offers a variety of chai masalas, each of which is appropriate for a particular type of tea. They also sell high-quality teas with flavours like Chamomile and Vanilla. 


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6. No.3 Clive Road

No.3 Clive road is a luxury brand that specialises in full leaf, hand-blended teas. The tea is handcrafted in small batches using locally sourced ingredients. The Aurangzeb Blend takes you back to the Mughal times and offers royalty in every sip. The Jodhpur blend takes the blue colour from blue cornflower petals. These are high on taste and quality!

7. Tea Trunk

Tea sommelier Snigdha Manchanda came up with this tea brand and the tea is directly sourced from the farmers. The brand is known for its mesmerising blends like marigold green tea and rose oolong tea. The brand promises no artificial colours, no additives and a taste that will surely bring a smile on your face. 


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Do let us know which of these artisanal tea brands have you tried.

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