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For those looking to see and be seen, participate in a contemporary take on afternoon tea. This stylish service spotlights brews from local Sloane Tea Merchants.

Tea sommelier brews recipe for success

The most satisfying part for me is when I’m in a restaurant or café and someone is drinking the tea and commenting on how much they love it

Q&A: Sloane Tea creator Hoda Paripoush

In a black tea like our Heavenly Cream the base note is a blend of two different black teas from Assam and Ceylon. The base has a really light earthiness that you can taste more so in the Earl Grey.

5 Reasons Every American Should Have Tea Time

Sloane Tea founder and tea sommelier Hoda Paripoush offers her two cents on the value of a midday cup of tea and a scone or two.

From Crop To Cup with Sloane Tea

The McEwan Group wanted to find the perfect tea list for Bymark, One and Fabbrica. Enter Sloane Tea! Much like the McEwan Group of restaurants, they have a high regard for quality and beautiful presentation.

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Hoda Paripoush, one of a handful of certified tea sommeliers in Canada, imports some of the world’s highest-quality and rarest leaves

On Our Radar: Sloane Tea’s Hoda Paripoush

I’ve never met Hoda Paripoush, but I can tell that’s her over right there, chatting animatedly to a group of starry-eyed event goers, each of them sipping scrumptious tea from delicate china cups.

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An impressive selection of gourmet teas provided by Toronto’s Sloane Fine Tea Merchants

Hoda Paripoush, Tea Sommelier and Founder of Sloane Tea Company

Until we met Hoda Paripoush, we never knew there was such a thing as a tea sommelier. Very cool indeed, but that is hardly the most impressive accomplishment on Hoda’s extraordinary resume.

These sommeliers have an appreciation for something other than wine

By working with either the chef or wine sommelier of a restaurant, Paripoush establishes the emotion they wish to evoke in the patron, and then, with her choice of teas and aromatics, she creates a fragrant blend that she hopes will do just that.

Sloane, A Fine Cup of Tea

A chance meeting with Hoda Paripoush, Director of Canada’s Sloane Tea Company reacquainted me with the world of tea and how far it’s come since the days of collector figurines in your box of Red Rose.

The Best Afternoon Tea in Toronto

The best afternoon tea in Toronto is for when you’re feeling fancy. Centring around fragrant pots of fine tea, fizzing glasses of bubbly and towers of sweet and savoury treats like something out of a pastel fairytale, these ceremonies often take place in hotels or equally classy environs and tend to require reservations.

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WHY IT'S GREAT: There are various teas to choose from, including Chocolate Truffle, Blood Orange Oolong, Signature Black, Tropical Green and Citron Calm.

Shop Local: 28 Made in Canada Gifts For Everyone on Your List

Tired of giving mass-produced, run-of-the-mill gifts? Support your fellow citizens this holiday season and give one of these treasures, made right here on the home front

14 Mother’s Day gifts for every kind of mom

If the words "cream tea" didn't entice you enough, look at that crush-worthy packaging! Blended and packed in Toronto by Sloane Tea Company, this delicious loose-leaf black tea features notes of bergamot and vanilla.

Secret Santa gifts that look like you spent way more than $25

Are you ready to be the person that everyone wishes they got?