When visiting the wonderful island of Saão Miguel, a visit to Gorreana Tea is a must. Now, you can enjoy this wonderful beverage at home. Shop Portuguese is proud to carry both the Black Pekoe Tea and Green Tea. Each package contains 10 tea bags.
Gorreana Tea, recognized internationally as a "world class" tea is Europe's oldest ,and currently only, remaining Tea plantation. Family owned and operated since 1883, when Ermelinda Gago da Câmara and her son José Honorato opened the factory selling the first production of teas under the Gorreana name.
Grown hundreds of miles away from industrial pollution in the lush emerald green hills of the Gorreana estate in the Atlantic island of São Miguel (Azores) without the use of herbicides, pesticides, fungicides dyes or preservatives and harvested fresh every April to September with a large celebration at the peak of the annual harvest, Gorreana's single estate organic green & black teas have been in continued production since 1883. A legacy of fine gourmet teas, all handpicked and produced pesticide free for 130 years, Gorreana's teas have remained a staple in European pantries for over a century.