We live in a day and age when there is a subscription box service for pretty much anything. However, it’s not until now that I’ve seen one for tea lovers. Enter Miletea, a monthly subscription box that delivers your favourite teas from around the world, along with two new discoveries each month, right to your doorstep.
Where it all began
Miletea came to life after its founder, Heinrich Tremblay, set off on a year-long adventure to Japan. During his trip, he discovered the authentic tea experience Japan is known for. After learning more about the tea culture, chatting with true tea artisans and discovering new tea flavours, Heinrich was inspired to create Miletea.
What you get
Each month you’ll receive the two teas of the month, along with your favourite tea from a classic selection of green, earl grey, jasmin, oolong and black tea. You can chose to stick with the same classic or switch whenever you want. The tea comes in resealable pouched to keep your tea fresh. You also get a travel tin with a tea sample with your first order, so you can take a few servings of tea with you wherever you go (super convenient when travelling).
December teas include Holiday Chai Rooibos, a delicious blend that is seriously like Christmas in a cup. While I usually drink my tea as is, I like to let this one steep in a warm cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk for a more decadent-tasting treat. Yum!
The second tea of December is Ying Ming Yunnan, a black tea from China that offers a subtle sweetness. Perfect for a mid-afternoon pick me up.
The green tea comes handrolled as is just as delicious as a classic green tea can be. A touch of honey adds the perfect amount of sweetness!
What else you need to know
The teas of the month are inspired by seasons which is great when you can’t quite decide what you feel like sipping. Each tea bag includes 60 grams of loose leaf tea and (if you order for the holidays) you’ll get a special wrapped gift to share with a friend (psst! The gift includes a tin of tea and a special offer for your first box) all for $25.
Regular monthly subscriptions start at $16.95 for a 6-month subscription, $18.75 for a 3-month subscription and $19.95 for a 1-month subscription. Plus, shipping is free if you live in Canada ($6.99 if you live in the US).
I adore monthly subscription boxes simply because it allows me to discover new things and I love the element of surprise. The tea included in Miletea are delicious, and if you love tea like I do, you’ll definitely appreciate this service. I also think it makes a great gift for the tea lover in your life. I mean, who wouldn’t love a comforting tea delivered to your door in the middle of winter. Ready to order? Visit Miletea here.
Disclaimer: Although this product was sent to me to review, all opinions expressed are 100% honest and completely my own. Note that all prices are in Canadian dollars.
[All photos are my own and not to be used without permission]