Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Expansion Post

Greetings readers of I'm A Little Teapost:

This blog post is just an expansion to the prior New Year post of what is in our pipeline (thus far).
  • Tonight! Juiceland's Eastside Flea 4 All - We are excited because we have over 5 different hot teas to serve! Stay warm and See you there!
  • Saturday January 17th: Opening at our NEW Spider House location! We will be serving and selling tea and would love to see your smiling faces after the all the time and hard work!
  • March 10th: All-inclusive $5,000 trip to China! Message if interested! This would be an awesome opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes of how West China Tea Company and the owner, So-Han, operate. From the flow of the tea trees, to the export process, to the marketing, delivering and packaging processes! More pictures and information to follow and if you are on the fence but still want to hear more, provide us your email for our February newsletter will contain much more information! Consider this an educational, experiential, exquisite vacation opportunity!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Where We've Been And Where We're Headed

This past year has been a whirlwind

Starting in January of 2014, West China Tea Company's Facebook had 92 likes. It is now past 600 all thanks to our friends, family, fans, followers and supporters!
  • We want to thank the communities and businesses we have formed relationships with that have helped us along our way and who we hope to help along our's. They include:
  1. Wunder-Pilz Kombucha
  2. Blenders and Bowls
  3. Slow Food Austin
  4. In.gredients
  5. Juiceland
  6. Practice Yoga
  7. Odd Duck
  8. Spider House
  9. Mr. Natural
  10. T. Ching
  11. Art Outside
  12. HOPE Farmers Market
  13. Casa De Luz
  • West China Tea Company successfully crowd funded 142% of it's $3,000 goal on its IndieGogo campaign to help open a storefront within the Spider House establishment. Spider House opening is Saturday January 17th - COME SEE US!
  • Thank you for helping us support Mary Cotterman's beautiful crafts(wo)manship of her tea sets - each one she pre-made for the holidays sold! She now is taking customized orders! If interested email:
  • Thank you for helping us support Clementine & Co. jewelry! The lovely tea leaf necklaces are $150 each and you can reach out to Emily directly.
  • Office hours will be from 3-7 at the Spider House location this month (unless otherwise noted).
Coming Up:
  • West China Tea is featuring a $5,000 all-inclusive TRIP TO CHINA! More details coming in next week's post but the tentative date is March 10th departure! We'll keep you all in the loop!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Holiday Tea + Teaware Gift Sets!

West China Tea has teamed up with the lovely and talented Austin potter Mary Cotterman to put together a series of limited-edition gift sets for the holidays.  Each set includes a one-of-a-kind handmade matching teapot and teacup, perfect for pouring tea for one, and a 5-tea sampler pack of our most popular farm-direct whole-leaf teas.  There are 9 sets coming out of the kiln this week, and the sampler pack includes Su Mao Feng green tea, Milk Oolong, Mt. Nannuo Raw Black, Mt. Nannuo Pu Er, and Jiao Gu Lan herbal tea in half ounce packs.  $100 each - order yours now before they're gone!
Mary is also taking commissions for teasets for the new year.  Custom designs available at different price levels, and you can buy the tea lover in your life a gift certificate for Christmas.  They can then meet with Mary to give the specifications for their custom set.

$100/set for premade sets including teapot, teacup, and 5 teas.  Custom sets vary in price.

To order your tea set or inquire about custom set gift certificates, email