16 Indian Artisanal Tea Brands On Our Radar

Homegrown Staff

With a name like “The Dancing Leaf”, how can you expect that this brand wasn’t born out of passion and vision? Creating heady elixirs of teas, spices and herbs that brew a variety of benefits for your weary bodies, this brand caters to every need. 

Exalte is a shout out to “exalted” because trust us, that’s the feeling you’re going to get when you take one sip of Exalte’s masterpieces. Serving a premium range of teas sourced from only the best and exotic gardens and locations, Exalte caters to those who are looking for a bit more than just their regular cutting chai.

If you like your tea to give you the good feels for something more than just its beautiful flavour and aroma, try Goodwyn tea. Created as a platform to sell tea leaves produced at an estate in Assam, whatever you buy from this brand will allow workers at the plantation to live a sustainable life. 

If you like your tea a bit more unique with some flowers and herbs added, you can’t do any better than the Himalayan Amrit Kangra Herbal Tea. Their green tea is sourced from near Dharamsala and is blended with a cornucopia of mountain herbs and flowers to give you the best to revitalize your body. 

You may have heard of pyramid shaped tea bags or tea bags made of silk, but what about teas offered in beautiful glass jars? With adorable names like the Happy Stomach, which by the way is great for digestion to more fancy names like the Langlai High Elevation Assam Orthodox tea, there’s no way you would be disappointed if you were a tea connoisseur.

No. 3 Clive Road is for those with wanderlust, with their quirky names for their teas like Jodhpur and Madurai that will transport you to those places with just a sip. The name refers to pre-independence India when founder Radhika Chopra’s grandfather was offered a government house on the eponymous street.

A tea company started by a best friend duo who struggled to find a good cup of chai (tea) back in Singapore, Chaika makes old school masala chai easy, convenient and cool again. They translate the authentic flavours found in different corners of India