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This is the place to find out all the latest information about the Wan Ling Tea House Team, the online tea shop, along with updates about our Tea Events and other adventures.


Remember, sign-up for a Wan Ling Tea House account and newsletter to get special offers and access to members only products and early notification of new season teas.


Our tea articles pages are another great resource to get an insight into the Wan Ling Tea House team's tea travels, tea stories and more.

 

 


Exchange Rate Updates
(24/03/2017)

Dear Tea friends,   Thank you for visiting Wan Ling Tea House.   It has now been nearly 18 months since our last exchange rate update. During this time there has been so...   Read More...

Wan Ling Tea House Shanghai - Tea Shop Review
(23/01/2017)

Wan Ling Tea House Shanghai welcomes a wide cross section of local Shanghainese, Chinese from other parts of the country who have settled in Shanghai as well as a multitude of visitors from China...   Read More...

Great Taste 2016 - Tea Stars
(17/10/2016)

Results are in from the Great Taste 2016 and Wan Ling Tea House has shown yet more consistency in delivering superb teas. For 2016 we decided to try some different teas and see how the judges enjoye...   Read More...

Whats new?
(15/07/2016)

Looking for what's new at Wan Ling Tea House? Why not stop by our New In Store page. We are pleased to introduce our new 2016 spring teas along with some wonderful new ceramics.    ...   Read More...

August break
(10/07/2016)

Dear Wan Ling Tea House customer,   Please note orders received after 30th July will not be dispatched till 6th August as our lovely tea lady Clare is off on holiday with her family ...   Read More...

School holiday break (May bank holiday)
(22/05/2016)

Dear customers,   Sunny UK greetings. We want to let everyone know that we will be taking a short break for the bank holiday weekend week. Orders received between 30th and 5th will b...   Read More...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
(20/12/2015)

The Wan Ling Tea House team would like to wish all the visitors to the site and our many customers a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2016.   Thank you to all our customers for...   Read More...

Christmas Postage
(18/12/2015)

Please not our last post will be on Saturday 19th December. Orders received after this will be shipped on Tuesday 29th. We will have a normal service 30th and 31st January, then will be closed from ...   Read More...

Currency Updates
(03/10/2015)

Dear tea lovers,   Please note as of 3rd October 2015 we have updated our international exchange rates. Where possible we have avoided major changes, unfortunately for the Canadian and ...   Read More...

New Shanghai Tea Shop location
(23/05/2015)

Exciting news from Shanghai. After five happy years at Yongjia court, Wan Ling has decided to move. The new shop is located on Jian Guo Road and is only 5-10 minutes walk from the old location. ...   Read More...

On the road with Wan Ling Tea House
(05/05/2015)

Spring season is nearly over; we've been on the road again searching for great teas We are looking forward to offering our usual favourites such as Tai Ping Hou Kui green tea from Anhui, Di...   Read More...

Happy Lunar New Year
(18/02/2015)

Wan Ling Tea House would like to wish everyone a very happy lunar new year. May the year of the goat and sheep bring happiness, friendship and free flowing tea. Kind regards from all the team ar...   Read More...

Seasons greetings
(15/12/2014)

To all our customers and visitors we would like to thank you for spending time at Wan Ling Tea House. Whether you have visited our online shop, met us at any of our events or visited us in our Shang...   Read More...

Champion Teas
(05/09/2014)

We are pleased to announce that 2014 has seen our teas stand out from the crowd at the 2014 Great Taste Awards. Out of our two entries both impressed the expert food and drink judges so much tha...   Read More...

Dorset Summer Events
(01/08/2014)

Summer is here. We are pleased to announce we are back at the stunning Kingston Lacy oriental tea garden again for summer 2014. As part of our Dorset tea events we will be hosting alongside ...   Read More...

Spring Tie Guan Yin harvest report
(31/05/2014)

Greetings all. Wanted to update everyone on the spring Tie Guan Yin harvest this year in AnXi. Unfortunately due to rain throughout the main picking season the output overall was well down...   Read More...

New season green tea now on sale!
(15/05/2014)

Pleased to announce the arrival of our collection of spring 2014 green teas. Shop online NOW for the freshest green tea.   Read More...

Happy New Year
(09/01/2014)

The Wan Ling Tea House team wishes our loyal customers and website visitors all the best for 2014. We hope it is year full of happiness, joy, laughter and cups full of great tea.   Read More...

Autumn Tie Guan Yin Harvest Update
(28/11/2013)

28-11-2013 -- UPDATE-- Latest news! The new season autumn Tie Guan Yin 2013 teas are online.  We have to apologise to our account holders who normally receive advanced notice of teas ...   Read More...

What's new?
(21/10/2013)

Greetings to all. It has been a long time since our last news update. Behind the scenes we have all been busy. There are a number of new products online, plenty of new offerings coming as well...   Read More...

Website Unavailable
(30/07/2013)

All being well we are back online after a stressful month of the website being unavailable. Tom and James have been working hard to try and find a solution. We hope the issues have now been resolve...   Read More...

Postage Rate Changes
(04/05/2013)

Greetings, As from April 2nd 2013 the UK Royal Mail have reorganised their pricing structure. For a few customers this should see postage rates drop, however for the majority these changes mean...   Read More...

Easter Holidays 2013
(17/03/2013)

Dear all, Thank you for visiting Wan Ling Tea House. With Easter holidays nearly upon us we wanted to let our customer's know about our holiday plans. Clare and her family are taking a well ear...   Read More...

2013 exchange rates update
(23/01/2013)

Dear valued customers. After nearly 18 months and the arrival of 2013 it has been decided to update the exchange rate that we use at Wan Ling Tea House to reflect current market rates. This will mean ...   Read More...

TEA SALE NOW ON: Upto 50% off selected teas.
(14/01/2013)

January sales are on. We are pleased to announce a selection of discounts on a range of teas including Dajeeling First Flush, all our Green teas and many others. Remember we have all year special ...   Read More...

Autumn Tie Guan Yin 2012
(01/11/2012)

We are pleased to say that Wan Ling and her sister have selected our range of QingXiang Tie Guan Yin teas for the autumn harvest. Wan Ling is very pleased with the harvest this year, although unfortun...   Read More...

Newest member of the tea team
(08/09/2012)

Welcome Freya Gladys Grayland or Cai Wen-Yi (蔡文頥). Freya joined the world on Wednesday 29th August at 5.30am Beijing time, weighing 7lbs / 2.8kg. Wan Ling and Fr...   Read More...

Great Taste Awards 2012
(16/08/2012)

If more proof was needed that Wan Ling Tea House hunts down some of the best, single batch, locally & direct sourced unblended teas, then the 2012 Great Taste Awards have delivered it. Out of th...   Read More...

Aged BaiMuDan Review
(15/08/2012)

Our aged white tea recently was reviewed by independent reviewer Geoff on the US based site Tea Views. Tea Views is site based around tea reviews and includes an active forum of tea lovers from ar...   Read More...

Website Problems
(07/08/2012)

For some reason our website provider has been experiencing issues, as part of this it seems our site has been unavailable during the weekend of 3rd to the 6th August 2012. Previous to that, some users...   Read More...

Congratulations Clare and Dan
(03/07/2012)

The Wan Ling Tea House team would like to wish Clare and Dan a very happy wedding. They are tying the knot this weekend (6th July) in Dorset. Clare has been working with Wan Ling Tea House in ...   Read More...

Postage Changes
(01/07/2012)

A number of customers have asked about offering postage services with tracking. We are pleased to announce the option for the UK and many parts of Europe. A whole Europe + CIS Track and Sign service n...   Read More...

New: Tie Guan Yin and Green Tea in stock NOW.
(17/06/2012)

Wan Ling Tea House is pleased to announce our spring 2012 selection of teas are now in stock. We have a choice selection of Chinese green teas including LongJing, MaoFeng and a superb hand ...   Read More...

First Flush Darjeeling Tea Now in Stock
(05/06/2012)

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our First Flush Darjeeling Teas. We have added an extended range for 2012. The collection includes some our old favourites like Giddapahar, Jungpana and Ma...   Read More...

Best Brands 2011
(06/05/2012)

Fine Food magazine recently published it's Best Brands 2011-12 review. We were very proud to be included in connection with our 2011 win of the Speciality Importer award. It is great to see so...   Read More...

New Chinese website (coming soon...)
(28/04/2012)

www.cn.wanlingteahouse.com is in the final stages of being updated. Amy has been busy re-writing the site and developing lots of new content complemented by lots of photos taken from the Wan Ling Tea ...   Read More...

Ian Gregory handmade Chinese tea cups
(28/04/2012)

Exciting times here at Wan Ling Tea House. Old friend and world renowned ceramic artist Ian Gregory has delivered his first samples of a range of specially commissioned tea cups. These are exclusive...   Read More...

World Tea Consumption figures (2011)
(19/04/2012)

Some interesting figures for tea lovers. Although the bulk of these figures covers the mass produced green and black tea (which we commonly associate in the west with supermarkets), the report does gi...   Read More...

Expanded range of FuJian teas now in stock
(04/02/2012)

Back from our recent trip to the beautiful WuYi mountains in Fujian. We are pleased to announce: New to our range of WuYi rock oolong teas, we how have Jin Yao Shi 2011. Our 2009 edition has...   Read More...

Website improvements: Product pages & images
(04/02/2012)

Website Improvements Tom and James have been busy behind the scenes on the website. We have updated the format of the pages which we hope gives more info...   Read More...

News Section Update
(04/02/2012)

Happy new year. Another step in our on going website update sees the reworking of our news section. This now features an RSS feed . RSS allows you to subscribe to our news via your favourite brows...   Read More...


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