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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2009 5:41 pm    Post subject: TREGOTHNAN ESTATE ENGLISH TEA Reply with quote

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Some people find it hard to believe, but itís true. Tea is now being grown in England. Itís happening on the Tregothnan Estate in Cornwall, where tea is now being grown and manufactured.
Cornish micro climate

Itís all down to the micro climate of Cornwall. Surprisingly, itís very similar to the climate in Darjeeling. Even more surprising, the minimum temperatures in Cornwall are a few degrees higher than the minimum temperature in Darjeeling. Thatís why itís become the first tea growing region in the United Kingdom. Tregothnan first planted ornamental Tea over 200 years ago.


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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2009 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd like a cuppa, but i hope it will be marketed as tea from Cornwall, and not English tea.
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