June 8-11, 2020
Conference: June 8-11
Expo: June 10-11
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO

Congratulations 2019 World Tea Awards Winners!

Each year at the World Tea Awards, the best and brightest are celebrated for their notable achievements in the tea industry. We are excited to announce the 2019 World Tea Awards Winners!

Best Tea Health Advocate

Babette Donaldson
Dr. Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan - WINNER
GT Dave
Jesse Jacobs
Peter G.W. Keen

Best Tea Brewing Device

The Tea Spot - Chrysalis Tea Mug
Breville - the Tea Maker - WINNER
Qi Aerista - Smart Tea Brewer
UppercaseTea - The Me-Pot
Bonavita - 0.5L Mini Kettle

Best Retail Tea Shop, Café, Bar (Single unit or multi-unit tea chains)

The Cultured Cup - WINNER
Red Blossom Tea Company
Teatulia tea bar
Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse
Hey Hey

Best Tea Accessory: Cups, Tongs, Infusers, Tins, etc.

Brew-in-Mug Extra-Fine Tea Infuser - FORLIFE - WINNER
TEA MAKER On the Go - SAHE Products
Tea Box - Studio Gorm
Bell Glass Teapot with Basket Infuser - FORLIFE

Best Tea Publication: Book, Magazine

Tea-Aromas and Flavors Around the World by Lydia Gautier
World of Tea by Jane Pettigrew - WINNER
Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties - Third Edition by Kevin Gascoyne, Francois Marchand, Jasmin Desharnais & Hugo Americi
A Thirst for Empire, How Tea Shaped the Modern World by Erika Rappaport

Best Tea Website

Aiya
Camellia Sinensis - WINNER
Verdant Tea
Tea Forte
Adagio
Song Tea & Ceramics

Best Specialty Tea Brand

Art of Tea
TeaSource - WINNER
Newby
Bitaco Unique Colombian Tea
Tiesta Tea

Best Sustainability Initiative

Bitaco Unique Colombian Tea
Verdant Tea
Harney & Sons - Recyclable Pouch
Tinjure Tea Farmer Cooperative, Nepal
SerendipiTea - The Small Farmers Tea Project - WINNER
Sorwathe, Rwanda

Best Tea Blog

Tea in the ancient world by John Bickel
Tea Epicure by Tony Gebely
SororiTea Sisters
mel had tea by Mel Hattie
World of Tea by Tony Gebely - WINNER
Tea Geek

Best Tea Educator – Individual

Bill Waddington, TeaSource - WINNER
Babette Donaldson, International Tea Sippers Society
Katharine Burnett, UC Davis
Brian Keating, Sage Group
David Burslem, University of Aberdeen
Sharyn Johnston, Australian Tea Masters