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2019 February 23rd & 24th Hot Loose/Small Batch/Single Serve

Winners/Buyers Guide

Tea/Type Company Name Placed
Loose/Assam: AMARAWATI TEA CO LTD, HALMARI – GTGFOP1 CL Gold
Loose/Assam: Chota Tingrai Tea Estate, Chota Tingrai Tea Estate GTGFOP1 Silver
Loose/Assam: Newby Teas UK, Rare Assam Gourmet Caddy Bronze
Loose / Black Blended Udyan Tea, AYURVEDA TEA Bronze
Loose / Black Tea (Machine, CTC): AMARAWATI TEA CO LTD, HALMARI BOP Silver
Loose / Black Tea (Machine, CTC): Florapharm Tea USA, Black Tea Assam BPS Hatimara Bronze
Loose / Black Tea (Orthodox) Newby Teas UK, Mount Kan-Junga Heritage Caddy Silver
Loose / Black Tea (Orthodox) TeaSource LLC, Wild Mountain Yunnan Bronze
Loose / Breakfast Blend Vahdam Teas Global, Inc., Vahdam Teas Global, Inc. Gold
Loose / Breakfast Blend Lumbini Tea Valley, Tipsy Eve Silver
Loose / Breakfast Blend Newby Teas UK, Maharaja’s Breakfast Bronze
Loose / Chai Pure Ground Ingredients, Organic Chai Blend Silver
Loose / Chai Marathon Tea & Coffee Distribution, LA’s Flavor Tea of the Day Bronze
Loose / Darjeeling 2nd Vahdam Teas Global, Inc., Darjeeling Summer Gold Second Flush Black Tea Gold
Loose / Dark Oolong TeaSource LLC, Rou Gui Silver
Loose / Dark Oolong Newby Teas UK, Star Ruby Bronze
Loose / Earl Grey Florapharm Tea USA, Organic Earl Grey Silver
Loose / Earl Grey Newby Teas UK, Loose Leaf Earl Grey Bronze
Loose / Flavored Black Newby Teas UK Exotic Earl Grey Bronze
Loose / Blended Green Newby Teas UK, Jasmine Rose Garden Bronze
Loose / Flavored Green The White Heron Tea & Gifts, Luscious Loquat Silver
Loose / Flavored Green Newby Teas UK, Loose Leaf Earl Green Bronze
Loose / Jasmine Open Newby Teas UK, Supreme Jasmine Gourmet Caddy Bronze
Loose / Jasmine Pearl Newby Teas UK, Loose Leaf Jasmine Pearls Silver
Loose / Moroccan Mint Newby Teas UK, Moroccan Mint Heritage Carton Bronze
Loose / Flavored Oolong Florapharm Tea USA, American Cheesecake Bronze
Loose / Puerh Cooked Meimei Fine Teas, 2004 Bliss Cooked Shu Pu-erh Cake Gold
Loose / Puerh Raw The Tea Spot, Wild Harvest Green Pu’erh Silver
Loose / White Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company Private Ltd., Ripple White Tea Silver
Loose / White Lumbini Tea Valley, Silver Needles Bronze
Loose / Unique Lumbini Tea Valley, Singharaja Wirytips Gold
Loose / Unique Glendale Estate Limited, GLENDALE TWIRL Silver
Loose / Unique Florapharm Tea USA, Organic Oolong Tea Sticky Rice Oolong Bronze
Single Serve / Black Flavored TEATRA, SPC, Young Grey Bronze
Single Serve / Black SO Crystal Geyser Water Company, Tejava Original Black Pyramid Tea Bag Silver
Single Serve / Breakfast Blend Farmer Brothers, Artisan Collection Organic English Breakfast Gold
Single Serve / Breakfast Blend Newby Teas UK, English Breakfast Classic Tea Bag Silver
Single Serve / Breakfast Blend Shangri La Tea Co., Organic English Breakfast Bronze
Single Serve / Green Blended Newby Teas UK, Jasmine Princess Silken Pyramids Silver
Single Serve / Green Flavored TEATRA, SPC, Fruity Hadon Bronze
Single Serve / Green Pan Fired Newby Teas UK, Hunan Green Silken Pyramids Silver
Single Serve / Green Steamed The Tea Spot, Japanese Orchid Green Silver
Single Serve / Herbal Blended Farmer Brothers, Artisan Collection Mint Mosaic Bronze
Single Serve / Herbal Avocado Leaf Tea, Avocado Leaf Tea Bronze
Single Serve / Herbal Flavored Florapharm Tea USA, Teabreak Lemongrass Vanilla Herbal Infusion Bronze
Single Serve / Matcha Blended Farmer Brothers, Artisan Collection Sencha with Matcha Bronze
Single Serve / Blended Oolong Tea Forte, Strawberry Hibiscus Bronze
Single Serve / Puerh Dark INNOSS TECHNOLOGY, 80’s Aged Pu-erh Fermented Tea Bronze
Single Serve / Rooibos Blended Cederberg Tea Company, Rooibos + Bourbon Vanilla Silver
Single Serve / Rooibos Flavored Farmer Brothers, Farmer Brothers Premium Orange Bliss Bronze
Single Serve / White Flavored CreighTEAve, B-612 Bronze
Single Serve / Blended White Vahdam Teas Global, Inc., Imperial Himalayan White Tea Silver
Single Serve / Blended White Rolling Leaf LLC, Dawn Bronze
Cup / Black SO Crystal Geyser Water Company, Tejava Original Black Tea Pod Bronze
Instant / Flavored Green: Cusa Tea, Peach Green Tea Bronze
Iced / Flavored Black Tapestry Tea Company, Botanical Breeze Iced Tea Bronze
Iced / Herbal Flavored Kai Organic Tea, Crimson Tropical Bronze

All of the recent winners will have the opportunity to showcase their winning teas at World Tea Expo 2019 in the “Winner’s Tasting Circle” (if they are exhibiting or attending the show) – with a chance to win a People’s Tea Choice Award. World Tea Expo takes place June 11 – 13, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (with a pre-conference program June 10). See http://worldteaexpo.com (#WTE19).

Wilbur Curtis, a leading manufacturer of tea brewers and accessories, was the official equipment supplier and brewing host for the 2019 GTC Fall Hot Loose-leaf Tea Competition. Cirqua was the official water sponsor.