A tea home…

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We provide a package deeply immersed in tea – live, travel, discuss & enjoy – for a reasonable mutually agreed consideration. We arrived at this decision to offer these services after a long interval of ten years when we have entertained hundreds of students, interns, tourists, vendors and our business partners – who enjoyed our […]

Huangshan

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An Anhui government Qimen event prompted me to a new chapter to out Robert Fortune story connecting Darjeeling with China, which is a fact, but furthering it with newer additional information. Wuyishan itself has been very active in adopting this with Mr. Jiang of Tong Mu Guan providing so much material to whatever Robert Fortune’s […]

Japan…

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Finally we are here and enjoying it. Like any other opportunity Japan too had an introduction which lasted from 2000 when VH Toorabally enquired about some supplies and they themselves having deep roots in Japan since 1930s we too look forward to a long connection – here Chitose Sashida being the lead with her budding […]

A new beginning..

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On 22nd December 2018 Vivek’s marriage with Shikha was solemnized and a new chapter was started at Lochan Tea as it is their own world which will carry it thru the coming times to live their lives responsibly. When a star is born another disappears to let it shine on its own and I have […]

The Darjeeling connection..

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It all started in 2005 in Hangzhou when I accidentally said “it is your tea which I am bringing back to you after 175 years” and my translator’s booming voice made everybody take notice of it in the buyer-seller meet and the sentence kept circulating in many people’s mind including mine too. Vincent Ng of […]

Great wall.. 😀

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If you were to walk from Siliguri to Beijing you have to cross the blue mountains somewhere and I have a chartered course in my mind thru Lahsa but then tea comes to mind first which connected Darjeeling with Wuyishan and Robert Fortune comes alive. Now we have to compare lapsang souchong and Darjeeling and […]

Telling stories…

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Tea migrated to places taking its own culture with it on its rout and documentation of this is a big project in itself as the time span is big – it is said about 5000 years of history is clear – some documented and other not but well established by the findings of tea wares […]

Creating trust..

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On 7th & 8th September 2018 we conducted fifth India Tea Forum in Siliguri on CII platform and our theme was to salvage the tea industry, which is passing thru a very important phase of rearrangement, by better presentation and marketing for which we had a large gathering of participants from across the country. Small […]

Shining star… 🌟

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Getting recognised on your home turf is an lifetime achievement award because the people watching are the ones with whom you grew and the people selecting you are the ones who knew you and the people rewarding you are the ones who loved you. Prabhat Khabar is a hughly circulated vernacular regional newspaper of our […]