Looking for a perfect gift for a tea lover? Your ultimate guide to the best gifts for tea lovers. Give them a tea gift they’ll absolutely love.
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Since I’ve been writing this tea blog, many people have emailed asking about tea gift ideas for their loved ones. Shopping for a tea lover doesn’t have to be difficult since a simple cup of tea can be enjoyed by everyone.
To make your life easier, I’ve put together a list of the best gifts for tea lovers available from some of the top tea vendors. These are all tea gifts I personally have or would love for myself! I guarantee that special tea lovers on your list will love them too.
This delightful 4-piece fine china teacup set is perfect for traditional tea serving. I love the eclectic mix of colorful designs. Each cup is an exceptional beauty of exotic florals and plants from different continents around the world. The Wanderlust collection from Wedgewood is sold on Wayfair.
Best Gift for Tea Travellers
Quality tea traveler items are a must-have. Here are a few of my favorites.
A well-insulated tumbler makes it perfect for hot or iced tea on the go. I absolutely love mine. It checks off all of my ‘must-haves’ for a superb tea tumbler.
This tumbler won the 2018 World Tea Award for the best tea brewing device – (non-electric). The stainless steel basket infuser is large, making it perfect for infusing larger whole leaf teas.
I bought this set for my daughter and she absolutely loves it. She uses it all the time. It’s great for travel.
This 16-oz. double-walled ceramic mug is stylish and well insulated. Steep tea anytime with the tea mug and collapsible silicone infuser combo. Includes 3 mini tins filled with a variety of organic teas.
Best Sampler Tea Gifts for Tea Lovers
Teas from Japan, Sri Lanka, and China’s Yunnan, and Fujian Provinces. Features 4 mini teas filled with rare & limited teas: Organic Black Pearls, Organic Silver Needle, 88th Night and Ceylon Lumbini Extra Fancy. These teas are some of my favorites.
The pack includes 3 each – Dragon Well Long Jing Green Tea, Superfine Keemun Fragrant Black Tea, White Peony (Bai MuDan) Tea, Tian Mu Mao Feng Green Tea. A wonderful gift box makes a very special gift.
This matcha gift set has everything you need to get started in Matcha. Gift set includes 30g Matcha Green Tea (approx. 30 servings), Ceramic Vessel, The Material Matcha “Zine”, Whisk (“Chasen”), Whisk Holder (“KuseNaoshi”) and Spoon (“Chashaku”).
Handmade, craft matcha green tea from Uji, Kyoto produces excellent Matcha Green Tea. Tea leaves from the first harvest only.
Organic Green Tea Sampler from The Tea Spot includes the world’s most beloved steamed, pan-fried and powdered green tea styles. This collection presents all handcrafted teas, carefully curated with a range of tastes from subtle and aromatic, to buttery, nutty and grassy. You’ll get 20 generously portioned whole leaf tea packets in a wrapped set of five boxes. The diversity of flavors, aromas, and leaves will amaze you.
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A full leaf tea collection includes 8 signature tea blends for 15% OFF the price of the items combined. The Signature Teas include Coconut Cabana, Earl of Grey, Meditative Mind, Pink Rose Lemonade, Blood Orange Smoothie, Bolder Breakfast, Boulder Blues, and Climber’s High.
You won’t go wrong with any of the tea from Adagios Masters Collection. This collection of Chinese and Taiwanese oolong, white and green teas includes some more of my favorites including Fujian silver needle, Fujian jasmine pearl, Wuyi da hong pao, Formosa ali shan, Formosa pouchong, Hsinchu oriental beauty. It’s a great way to try new high-quality teas. Search their Masters Collection.
Best Tea Gift for the Cocktail Lover
Tea cocktails are trending. The cocktail enthusiast in your life will delight in this gift set. Includes a Mixologist’s Guide to the Legendary Tea-Infused Cocktail book, One 16 oz. cocktail shaker, One 16 ct canister of Ginger Herbal Infusion containing 16 corn silk pyramid tea bags filled with 2 grams of tea.
Best Tea Kettles
Variable temperature control system heats to your preference – 180°F for green, white, light oolong teas, or 212°F for black, dark oolong, and herbal teas.
How cute is this? If you’re looking for something with a little more style, I’ve always admired this tea kettle. It’s a beautiful design and I love the little bird as the whistle.
It is a little pricier but it would definitely make a very beautiful and thoughtful gift. The wide base design makes for a quick boil.
A variable temperature control electric tea kettle with precise temperature controls from 105°F to 212°F makes it perfect for any type of tea. The long spout makes a great pour with a modern aesthetic. The hold mode keeps your water waiting and toasty for 30 minutes.
Best Teapot Gifts for Tea Lovers
The hand-made Yixing teapot makes a very special gift for the serious tea drinker. This is a classical style Zisha teapot, which is loved by modern tea drinkers for its simple design.
Great for brewing Oolong Tea, Pu-erh Tea, Black Tea.
I have a Wedgwood China teapot and not only is it elegantly beautiful, but it also makes a perfect cup of tea. The shape and proportions are just right. The traditional English style and white design will go with any set. I especially love the simple but elegant design. Available on Wayfair.
This is a beautiful glass teapot. This one is designed of borosilicate (heat-resistant) glass – so it will withstand the heat of boiled water. I like the awesome bamboo trivet too.
Serves two and has a stainless steel infuser – perfect for brewing premium loose leaf tea. The glass is nice because it allows you to see the color of the tea infusion. Comes in a beautiful blue gift box from Everything Zen.
The Japanese cast iron teapot is designed to hold the heat in. You can steep your fine loose leaf tea directly in the mesh strainer that comes with it.
It always looks nice on the table. I would advise a trivet under the teapot though because they do get very hot. It keeps the tea inside nice and hot for multiple pours. Nice when you’re serving company, or when you’re simply sipping tea all morning!
Advent Calendar Tea Gift
This Advent calendar is gorgeous! Each day in December presents you with an experience of a flavored tea blend, a single-estate tea, or a flavored herbal tea. This advent calendar contains 24 different whole leaf tea and infusions bags.
Best Herbal Gifts For Tea Lovers
I’ve bought Rishi brand before and know they make great products.
This is the latest in wellness tea, studies show ginger and turmeric have broad anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s an ancient Ayurvedic tea.
Another caffeine-free tea choice. This would make a nice little stocking stuffer!
This is a high-quality chamomile tea and this might just be the ticket. All of Rishi teas are organic and many have won awards. They hand blend their teas in small batches. They sell in loose leaf and tea bag variety, but I find the quality is always better in loose leaf tea.
If you purchase the two Rishi teas recommended here together, it would make a nice little gift package.
Happy Tea Gifting
Thank you all for connecting with me on this wonderful tea journey! I am so grateful you’ve joined. My hope is that you will not only enjoy tea for the amazing beverage that it is, but that you will also make it a way of a healthier lifestyle for yourself, your family and friends.
The gift of tea is a gift of love.
Happy Holidays to all – whether you will stay close to home or travel to be with family or share a meal with friends– I hope you have fun and I hope your holiday celebrations are filled with gratitude and love. ♡