No, Bigelow Teas are not made from any of the green leaf grown or harvested here at the Charleston Tea Plantation.
Currently, stores in 17 different states carry American Classic Teas and/or Body Products.
The Charleston Tea Plantation is open to the public, Monday through Saturday: 10am to 4pm and Sunday, 12pm to 4pm.
A cup of any of our American Classic Teas usually contains half the amount of caffeine that an average cup of coffee does.
The Charleston Tea Plantation got its official start in 1987, but its true history goes way back.
Avid tea drinkers deem a cup of First Flush Tea to be the absolute purest, freshest, and most amazing cup of tea available.
The name, First Flush, is actually defined as the escalated growth of new leaves on the tea plants in the spring time after they awaken from dormancy.
The Charleston Tea Plantation is open year round and there is always something for you to see and enjoy...
Dedicated to the commencement of the crop harvest, the First Flush FesTEAval is a celebration of America's ONLY tea garden and its popular product line, American Classic Tea.
The Certified South Carolina program is a new, exciting cooperative effort among producers, processors, wholesalers, retailers and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) to brand and promote South Carolina products.
In 2003, the Bigelow Family purchased the Charleston Tea Plantation and formed a partnership with former owner William Barclay Hall.
Typically, the Camellia Sinensis plants will start to bloom in late Fall (around October) and continue for a month or so.
American Classic loose tea tins are packaged on-site in the Factory at the Charleston Tea Plantation.
Our teas are flavored in the Factory at the Charleston Tea Plantation. Currently, we only use black tea as the base for our flavored teas.
All photographed images used on the Charleston Tea Plantation website, with the exclusion of the Weddings and First Flush Festival pages, were photographed by Yve Assad Photography & Graphic Design, http://www.yvephoto.com/.