This light golden black tea from the foothills of the Himalayas has a delicate and unique character that is likened to the Muscatel grape. Light Flavour Strength. Tea is a Natural Source of Antioxidants. Darjeeling teas are grown in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains in northeast India. The high altitude soil and climate of the Darjeeling plantations contribute towards the unique and delicate taste of this tea. Twinings Darjeeling uses the finest first and second flush teas (those picked in the spring and summer) in this blend. Darjeeling is often regarded by connoisseurs as one of the finest teas. Darjeeling is best drunk black or with a touch of milk. . In 1706 Thomas Twining started selling fine tea in England. Today Twinings still sells some of the world's best teas from the original store in the Strand London and in more than 100 countries throughout the world. . A cup of Twinings Tea provides a delicious diversion from the everyday. For 300 years we've pursued our passion and commitment to one thing -- assuring you the world's finest tea experience. Twinings travels thousands of miles through exotic tea gardens across many continents to capture the best possible teas and flavours. With expert blending Twinings creates the riches journey in black green and herbal teas.