Our Great Taste Award Winners

Described as the Oscars of the food and drink world, winning a Great Taste Award is a sure stamp of gourmand satisfaction. This year’s haul brought in no fewer than 8 awards – that’s 40 winners to date! Here are the tastes which charmed the judges…

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  1. Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Coffee

    From £3.50

    September's Coffee of the Month

    • Origin: Ethiopia, Africa
    • Body: Light/medium-bodied
    • Roast: Light Roast (1)
    • Summary of taste: Earthy, spicy, tobacco notes
  2. San Agustin Colombia Coffee

    From £3.50

    August's Coffee of the Month

    • Origin: Colombia, South America
    • Body: Medium-bodied
    • Roast: Medium Roast (3)
    • Taste: Sweet and silky with a rich nuttiness
  3. Guatemala Elephant Coffee

    From £4.00

    April's Coffee of the Month

    • Origin: Guatemala, Central America
    • Body: Full-bodied
    • Roast: Medium/Dark Roast (4)
    • Taste: Honey and chocolate sweetness
  4. Luxury Hot Chocolate

    £6.00

    ‘Luxury’.  It’s a word you hear bandied about a lot these days. But what does it take for a taste to be truly luxurious?   Well, we like to think our Luxury Hot Chocolate comes pretty near the mark. With a cashmere smoothness and rich intensity of...
  5. Chilli Flavour Hot Chocolate

    £6.00

    Some claim that chilli chocolate is an acquired taste. But we know it as the original chocolate flavour fusion – the Aztecs enjoyed a bit of chilli with their chocolate to inspire cut-throat courage, and the Mayans mixed cocoa and chilli to cure all sorts of ailments…...
  6. Dung Ting Oolong Large Leaf Teabags

    £5.75

    15 Teabags

    • Origin: Taiwan
    • Leaf: Oolong
    • Taste: Fragrant and sweet
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  7. Vanilla, Camomile & Honey Large Leaf Teabags

    £4.75

    15 Teabags

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf type: Camomile, Vanilla Pieces, flavouring
    • Taste: Sweet and floral
    • When to drink: All day
  8. Baked Apple Large Leaf Teabags

    £4.75

    15 Teabags

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf type: Fruit with Flavouring
    • Taste: Spicy baked apples
    • When to drink: On autumnal afternoons
  9. Afternoon Loose Tea

    £5.00

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf Type: Black Leaf and Green Jasmine
    • Taste: Strong and smooth
    • When to drink: Lazy afternoons
  10. Qi Lan Oolong Loose Tea

    £6.00

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Oolong
    • Taste: Rich dark and smoky with honey notes
    • When to drink: After dinner or in the evening
  11. Nepal Mist Valley Loose Tea

    £13.00

    • Origin: Jitpur, Nepal
    • Leaf Type: Single estate black tea
    • Taste: Similar to Darjeeling, with gentle nutmeg overtones
    • When to drink: In the afternoon
  12. Nepal Shangri-La Loose Tea

    £7.00

    • Origin: Himalayas, Nepal
    • Leaf Type: Single Estate Black Tea
    • Taste: A gentle spiciness
    • When to drink: Sunny afternoons
  13. Pu-erh Loose Tea

    £7.00

    • Origin: Yunnan Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Pu-erh Tea
    • Taste: Slightly sweet and earthy
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  14. Gyokuro Asahi Loose Tea

    £16.00

    • Origin: Japan
    • Leaf Type: Green Tea
    • Taste: Clean and verdant
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  15. Chilli Mango Loose Tea

    £6.00

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf Type: Black Tea with Flavouring
    • Taste: Tropical fruit with hot pepper
    • When to drink: Afternoon
     
  16. Dark Chocolate Loose Tea

    £6.50

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf Type: Black Tea with Dark Chocolate Pieces
    • Taste: Decadently sweet dark chocolate
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  17. Mango and Bergamot Loose Tea

    £6.50

    August's Tea of the Month

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf Type: Green Sencha tea with flower petals and flavouring
    • Taste: Luscious mango with elegant bergamot
    • When to drink: Teatime

     

  18. Jasmine Dragon Pearls Loose Tea

    £13.00

    April's Tea of the Month

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Green Tea infused with Jasmine Flowers
    • Taste: Sweet jasmine
    • When to drink: Any time of day
  19. Darjeeling Happy Valley Second Flush Loose Tea

    £16.00

    • Origin: Darjeeling, India
    • Leaf Type: Single Estate Black Tea
    • Taste: Slightly nutty with a touch of muscatel
    • When to drink: Afternoon
  20. Strawberry & Kiwi Tag & Envelope Teabags

    £3.95

    20 Tag and Envelope Teabags

    • Origin: Blended
    • Leaf type: Fruit
    • Taste: Sweet summer strawberries and refreshing kiwi
    • When to drink: Throughout the day