WeSteep Tea: Bringing People Together over Tea

The thing about tea people is, we like to share our joy. You likely know exactly what I mean, especially if you have a tea ritual that infuses (excuse the pun) peace, comfort and connection into your own life. Whether we always put on the kettle when a friend drops by, or have just attended an amazing afternoon tea, we want our friends and family to know the delight and warmth we’ve experienced.

That’s James Micik’s story too: as tea became his break from the daily hustle, and his relaxation before a good night’s sleep, what he wanted most was to share that experience with others. So in 2021, in Connecticut, James founded WeSteep Tea. The company’s offerings are designed to help customers find moments of calm, free from distractions, connecting with their loved ones…over a shared cup of tea.

“Tea is more than a beverage. It’s a social tradition with the power to bring people together.”

– James Micik, WeSteep Tea Founder

Put the Phone Down and Be Together

In response to the many distractions that compete for our attention and drain our energy, WeSteep Tea suggests having tea time with someone you care about as often as you can! WeSteep Tea has bundled its offerings to encourage you to share your tea experiences with another, and while you sip, to take the time to engage with that person.

Introducing TeaTalk Conversation Cards

In addition to its loose leaf teas, sold in two-pack bundles (James says, “one for you and one for them!”), WeSteep Tea has created a box set of TeaTalk Conversation Cards featuring 150 conversation starters. Break these out at the tea table to uncover untold stories and create lasting memories as you laugh and form deeper bonds with your teatime companions. Rather than to spark a heated debate, these questions are meant to bring people closer, so the cards intentionally avoid polarizing topics.

At Destination Tea, we often say, “the conversation is the thing.” Of course, we love the scrumptious teas and treats and relaxing moments, but it’s the company around the tea table that makes the occasion complete. WeSteep Tea understands that sometimes the conversation can do with a little help.

Maybe you’re at afternoon tea at Grandma’s house, where different generations are gathered, and it’s not always easy for older adults to speak with younger kids. Perhaps the adults are wondering how they can entertain their nieces and nephews, while all the kids want to do is scroll on social media. Now there’s a tool to help bridge that gap. The conversation cards are a way to slow down and enjoy quality time with friends and family.”

– James Micik, Founder of WeSteep Tea

WeSteep Tea Gifts

WeSteep Tea customers may currently choose from the following offerings, with free shipping on orders over $45:

  • TeaTalk Conversation Cards, $21
  • Tea Filter Bags, $5.50 (50 compostable, drawstring tea bags)
  • Tea for Two Bundle, $26.50: two 2-oz. pouches of loose leaf tea (each pouch yields about 30 cups of tea)
  • WeSteep Ultimate Box, $50 (pictured below): TeaTalk Conversation Cards, 50 Tea Filter Bags, two 2-oz. pouches of loose leaf tea (of your choice)
WeSteep Ultimate Box

WeSteep Tea Blends

WeSteep Tea offers eight premium loose leaf teas in 2 oz. packages that each make about 30 cups of tea. This tea selection has caffeinated, caffeine-free, fruity, spicy and soothing options, so that there’s something enjoyable for every palate.

  • Southern Peach (Organic Black Tea, Natural Peach and Vanilla Flavor, and Pink Peppercorns)
  • Organic Masala Chai (Organic Black Tea, Organic Cinnamon, Organic Ginger, Organic Cardamom, Organic Cloves, Organic Peppercorns, and Natural Flavor)
  • Oh Snap! Ginger Snap Tea (Organic Green Tea, Organic Ginger Root, Organic Lemon Grass, and Organic Lemon Mytle)
  • Golden Meadows Mint Tea (rooibos, peppermint, orange peel, safflower petals)
  • Ginseng Oolong (Oolong Tea, Ginseng, and Licorice Root)
  • Chamomile Lavender (Organic Lavender, Organic Raspberry Leaf, Organic Blackberry Leaf, Organic Chamomile, Organic Licorice Root, Organic Lemon Myrtle, and Organic Peppermint)
  • Caramel Drizzle Tea (Honeybush, Caramel Pieces, and Flavor)
  • Blueberry Breakfast (Organic Black Tea, Blueberry Leaf, Cornflowers, Natural Blackberry, Blueberry, and Maple & Vanilla Flavor)
Tea for Two Bundle

Learn more about WeSteep Tea and order their products here: www.westeeptea.com.

[Note: This is a sponsored blog post.]

Tea Voyageuse, discovering the world of afternoon tea, based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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