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Top Health Benefits of Drinking Organic Teas_making iced tea in Chateau Rouge kitchen with honey and lemon

Top Health Benefits of Drinking Organic Teas

June 06, 2017

There is nothing more soothing than a warm cup of tea during the winter, or a refreshing glass of iced tea during the summer.  It's true—tea is the perfect beverage no matter the weather or season However, did you know that organic tea not only tastes heavenly but also provides a long list of health benefits?

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Chateau Rouge Gourmet Kitchen with spices and organic ingredients preparing a gourmet recipe for afternoon tea

Variety is the spice of life with a wide range of tea and coffee

May 03, 2017

Food trends may come and go, but your own personal gourmet adventures never really end. Whether you are looking at improving your health, want to enjoy a traditional cup of tea or coffee, or are always on a voyage of discovery to try new tastes from around the world, variety truly is the spice of life…

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Chateau Rouge Fine Foods Blog Image_What's the real difference? The Great British Cuppa – Tea vs. Coffee in the UK

What's the real difference? The Great British Cuppa – Tea vs. Coffee in the UK

April 24, 2017

A recent survey showed that people in the UK search for coffee online more than tea, yet when you conduct a straw poll around the office, the usual preference is tea. We love both tea and coffee here at Chateau Rouge – as well as a good mug of hot chocolate – but it got us thinking…
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A Royal Cuppa - History of Traditional English Tea by Chateau Rouge Fine Foods

A Royal Cuppa - History of Traditional English Tea

April 19, 2017

In honour of #NationalTeaDay and the actual birthday of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, this Friday 21 st April, we look at the history of England’s love affair with tea and it's connections with royalty. How to take High Tea, and where did Afternoon tea come from? Is it really a 100% English tradition?

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Chateau Rouge Fine Foods_Easter chocolate and tea pairings

Best Dark Chocolate, Easter Egg and tea pairings

April 10, 2017

It’s nearly Easter – time to reflect, enjoy a bit of extra time with loved ones, and eat lots of chocolate! If you’re a tea lover, why not pair your favourite teas with all those Easter eggs? We've had so much fun testing and trying all these delicious combinations - there is no limit, only your imagination and lots of tea and good quality chocolate...
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Top tips for making the perfect cuppa loose tea

Top tips for making the perfect cuppa loose tea

March 27, 2017

Seán Farrell, founder of Chateau Rouge, is passionate about sourcing and making the perfect cup of organic tea. Here are his top tips for making the perfect brew and some suggestions of what top treats to serve your favourite loose leaf tea with.
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How did Ireland become the 3rd biggest per capita Tea Drinkers in the world

How did Ireland become the 3rd biggest per capita Tea Drinkers in the world

February 03, 2017 1 Comment

It's often really hard to comprehend how a small country like  Ireland can drink more tea per person (per capita) than China. But it's true...
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Reasons why Top athletes drink tea

Reasons why Top athletes drink tea

April 25, 2016

Having just spent most Sunday watching a marathon and with some very tired legs at work on Monday, we wanted to look at some facts (and fiction) of tea and sport.
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Chateau Rouge Fine China Teapot made in England

What is the Real History of Afternoon Tea?

December 03, 2014

We often asked why ‘Chateau Rouge’ and why French tea sold in England? Well the answer is really simple, we in love with both Paris and London, finding it impossible to have to live in only one or the other, and created a brand that enables us to have both. Fortunately for us, the love affair for a good cuppa tea is alive and well on either side of the English channel...
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Sizes - Every Purchase Makes a Difference
Every 2 products sold = 1 Tree planted (costing £0.40 - 0.70 per tree over a 5 year period). Proceeds from the sale of each product directly help improve the environment and combat climate change by planting trees in Zambia with WeForest and 1% for the Planet. These are sustainable long term projects that not only focus on planting trees but on supporting the communities affected to help alleviate poverty.
Weights of loose leaf tea tins may vary slightly per product. We pack all our tea tins full and volumes are dependent on the type of tea and tea leaf size.
Tea bags tin sizes: 17 tea bags tin, 60 tea bags tin or 50 tea bags refill pouches. We pack our tea bags with larger quantities of loose leaf tea. This ensures a full flavour cup and is possible to use 2x per tea bag - for a large mug or small teapot.  View actual tin and pouches sizes here
Our tea tins (2 sizes) come in Chateau Rouge gift cartons. Our jams, honey and preserves are packed in similar boxes of two jars - perfect for gifting. All our packaging is made from FSC recycled or recyclable card and we only print using 100% environmentally inks.