Are any of the Bigelow Teas made with tea from the Charleston Tea Plantation?

No, Bigelow Teas are not made from any of the green leaf grown or harvested here at the Charleston Tea Plantation.

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Can I buy American Classic Teas from anyone else besides the Charleston Tea P...

Currently, stores in 17 different states carry American Classic Teas and/or Body Products.

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Charleston Tea Plantation Tour Information

The Charleston Tea Plantation is open to the public, Monday through Saturday: 10am to 4pm and Sunday, 12pm to 4pm.

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How much caffeine would you say your American Classic Teas have in it?

A cup of any of our American Classic Teas usually contains half the amount of caffeine that an average cup of coffee does.

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How old is the Charleston Tea Plantation and why do you consider it to be a p...

The Charleston Tea Plantation got its official start in 1987, but its true history goes way back.

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How would you describe the taste of First Flush Tea?

Avid tea drinkers deem a cup of First Flush Tea to be the absolute purest, freshest, and most amazing cup of tea available.

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What is First Flush Tea?

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.

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What is the best time of the year to visit the Charleston Tea Plantation?

The Charleston Tea Plantation is open year round and there is always something for you to see and enjoy...

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What is the First Flush FesTEAval and where can I purchase tickets?

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.

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What is the importance of your product being Certified South Carolina Grown?

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.

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What is the relationship between the Charleston Tea Plantation, American Clas...

In 2003, the Bigelow Family purchased the Charleston Tea Plantation and formed a partnership with former owner William Barclay Hall.

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When do the Camellia Sinensis plants bloom?

Typically, the Camellia Sinensis plants will start to bloom in late Fall (around October) and continue for a month or so.

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Where are your American Classic Teas packaged?

American Classic loose tea tins are packaged on-site in the Factory at the Charleston Tea Plantation.

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Where are your teas flavored?

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.

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Who did the wonderful photography for our website?

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/.

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