2008 Darjeeling unboxing

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2008 Darjeeling unboxing

by ilya » Apr 28th, '08, 16:19

The new crop of Spring 2008 Darjeeling has just arrived and is now available. Here are the unboxing photos:

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We encourage you to order a tin before it runs out

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by scruffmcgruff » Apr 28th, '08, 17:01

Thanks for the pictures! It's always nice to see the "behind the scenes" happenings.

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by CynTEAa » Apr 28th, '08, 17:04

Yay!! :D


Oh look! Orbs! :wink:

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by Aphroditea » Apr 28th, '08, 17:06

Gorgeous!!!

But, since I can only take one home....its gonna be the tea!

I LOVE your expression in the second pic - it amuses me greatly, though I can't put my finger on why....

Also.....can we get a shot of the pretty logo on the side? :)

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by ilya » Apr 28th, '08, 17:13

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by scruffmcgruff » Apr 28th, '08, 17:14

Aphroditea wrote:Also.....can we get a shot of the pretty logo on the side? :)
That's the Darjeeling Tea Board logo, created in 1983 as a certification that could only be put on true Darjeeling products. It was done to help limit the amount of counterfeit Darjeeling on the market, which is a huge problem. How well it really works is arguable, but it's still a nice idea.

[Edit: Oops... that's not what you meant. Sorry! I thought you meant the other logo. :D ]

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by Angela Justice » Apr 28th, '08, 17:16

Looks fantastic!

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by Aphroditea » Apr 28th, '08, 17:19

scruffmcgruff wrote:
Aphroditea wrote:Also.....can we get a shot of the pretty logo on the side? :)
That's the Darjeeling Tea Board logo, created in 1983 as a certification that could only be put on true Darjeeling products. It was done to help limit the amount of counterfeit Darjeeling on the market, which is a huge problem. How well it really works is arguable, but it's still a nice idea.

[Edit: Oops... that's not what you meant. Sorry! I thought you meant the other logo. :D ]
that's the one I meant, Scruff (and thanks for the background info!).....I think Ilya is being a smartypants...

the PRETTY one.....*sigh*........boys.......

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by LavenderPekoe » Apr 28th, '08, 19:22

Great pictures. How is this crop? I really liked the last one I had (it may have been '06).

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by Victoria » Apr 28th, '08, 19:42

Thanks for sharing the pics! Wow!

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by charizzi » Apr 28th, '08, 21:20

wow thanks so much for sharing these pics! Its exciting to see them! :D

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by Cinnamon Kitty » Apr 28th, '08, 21:40

Naturally, I placed an order with Adagio earlier today, just before I saw all the nice pictures of the new tea. At least I had a chance to cancel the order so I could add a sample tin of this to everything else I wanted before things were shipped out. I'm looking forward to trying it!

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by daughteroftheKing » Apr 28th, '08, 21:52

Thanks, Ilya, for sharing the pix. How much tea is in one of those crates?
I can hardly wait for the summer harvest, now!

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by PolyhymnianMuse » Apr 28th, '08, 21:59

It really is great to see whats going on and get up to date information about stuff like this. I'll be ordering some of this when I get the chance. Looks much more like a green darj than a black one though :P

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