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Book Club Tea Tasting Kit – Lady Tan’s Circle of Women

Book Club Tea Tasting Kit – Lady Tan’s Circle of Women

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BOTH TEA-TASTING KITS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING...
• Silver Needle Jasmine tea

•  Bamboo-clasp Green Mandarin Pu-erh 

• A beautiful brocade pouch

• A TASTING GUIDE pamphlet with:
- Brewing instructions for each tea
- General tips for brewing a good cup of tea
- Information about each tea

The Book Club Tea Tasting Kit lists points for group discussions on each tea, questions, and focal points for comparing taste experiences with other book club members. 

$33.00
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The W3 Book Group Luncheon 09/29/2023
By Judith W.
I wanted to write to share my book group’s enjoyment of your beautiful tea sampler. I asked a couple of the members to take charge of the tea making and the directions you provided made it easy and fun while I got the food out to the tables. While we certainly enjoyed both, the jasmine tea seemed better suited to our warm fall day and the menu (various dim sum, shredded chicken wrapped in lettuce leaves, peach- mozzarella- tomato salad, egg custard tarts). I personally enjoyed the tea packed in the mandarin orange peel but think it more suitable to a cooler day.

Thank you for the tea’s contribution to enhancing our discussion of Lisa See’s enchanting book. I may have mixed Chinese teas in a Japanese tea pot but the taste was no less lovely.

Our responseIt sounds like you had a fun and successful tea tasting. Thanks for sharing your experience.
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B C Tea 08/29/2023
By Kay Ohmberger
My book club met today, getting together at Judy's for lunch and discussion. We had the Mandarin tea. It was lovely and everyone enjoyed it. Happy that you sent brewing directions. I'm familiar with decanting wine but none of us had seen that word used with tea. The process was easy. Judy had a beautiful Chinese teapot set. I would love to send you a photo.
When we read her book, The Tea Girl..., some years ago, we met at a local tea house here in Albuquerque.
I would recommend to others reading this to purchase the kit.
DKO

Our responseSo glad to hear the tea was a nice addition to your book club meeting. Yes, I would love pictures. Thank you.
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Book club tea party 04/02/2024
By Susan Bringard
Our book club read Lady Tan’s Circle of Women for the month of March, 2024. It was especially fun to have some samples of the tea described in the book. We had about 12 ladies and were almost equally divided on which was the favorite. The Jasmine tea’s sweet floral flavor was favored by about six ladies and the earthy flavor of the tangerine peel tea also had several votes.

The directions were excellent and added to our experience. It was amazing to sample tea that was available centuries ago.


Our responseThere was another reviewer who said her bookclub members were also equally divided in terms of what they liked between the two teas. Tea is very diverse - it has different flavor profiles to suit everyone's palate. Thank you for taking the time to share your tasting experience.
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Amazing Presentation and Great Tea! 05/02/2024
By Katherine Ratcliffe
Wow awesome tea! We got this for our library book club and it added a wonderful extra element to the events as we served tea and snack on fine china.

The jasmine tea especially was enjoyed as one of the best we'd ever tasted -- I will be ordering more!!

Also the beauty of the presentation but be mentioned. Worth the cost for the bag alone! And the dried mandarins are so cute!

This was a wonderful addition to our book club and I highly recommend it!

Our responseThank you so much for your raving review. We are so glad you al enjoyed the teas and that the tasting session added everyone's enjoyment at your meeting.
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Bringing a favorite to life 05/28/2024
By Leah Lizun
Our book club unanimously enjoyed the Lady Tan book (a rare occurrence), so I was very excited to find Bana Book Club Tea Tasting Kit. Everyone was fascinated by the Green Mandarin Pu-erh and learning about the care and labor that goes into this unusual presentation. We were surprised at the difference between your delicious Jasmine Tea and the pale imitations weave had before. Thank you for allowing us to experience a book we enjoyed on another level b
Our responseThat's wonderful! Thank you for sharing your positive feedback - we appreciate it very much.
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Amazing experience 05/20/2024
By Kathryn Mueller
This set isn’t just a thing - it’s an experience! The bag is beautiful and a pleasure to open to reveal what’s inside. The teas are amazing and the brewing instructions and tasting notes make the whole thing a special experience to be shared. I bought this for a book club meeting but am now trying to think of how many friends I can buy it for as a gift! Will also be restocking the silver needle tea for myself as it is heavenly.
Our responseWow! Thank you for your wonderful review. So glad you all enjoyed the experience. Look forward to hearing from you again.
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Beautiful Packagig 11/20/2023
By Thea Reynolds
I read the Lady Tan's Circle of Women along with my daughter and granddaughter and ordered each of us the Book Club Tea Tasting Kit. The tea was very delicious and the beautiful pouch it came in is a great keepsake to help us remember the experience of reading the book and discussing it over a cup of tea. We each found a unique tea pot that we owned but never used and had a great FaceTime book talk with our tea.
Our responseThank you for sharing your tea story and experience. It sounds like you all had a wonderful time discussing the book over a cup of tea.
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Wonderful! 02/07/2024
By Kelly Z.
My book club enjoyed both the Silver Needle Jasmine Tea and the Green Mandarin Pu-erh tea while we discussed Lisa See's Lady Tan's Circle of Women and The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. The satchel that the tea arrived in is beautiful. The descriptions and brewing directions were awesome. So happy to have had the opportunity to serve these teas during our book club. Thank you.
Our responseThank you for your kind words. We are happy that the teas enhanced your group's book discussion and experience.
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Tasting Kit for Book Club 03/08/2024
By Margaret Romano
The packaging and informative leaflet were attractive and helpful. Our group really enjoyed both teas, with a preference for the aromatic jasmine especially. I used a tea strainer for the jasmine due to the loose leaves, whereas the Mandarin is self-contained. To serve our group of 14, we brewed 2 pots each using half of the teas, so there's leftover for another time.
Our responseThe teas are of high qualities so you can use the leaves several times to make enough tea for the group. Great to know you will have tea again at your future meeting.
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Lovely and delicious tea set 06/21/2024
By Karla
My book club loved the Lady Tan’s Circle of Women. The beautiful and delicious Tea set enhanced the discussion. We brought tea cups that had special meaning to us and included it in the discussion. Both the scent and taste of the Jasmine and Mandarin teas took us to a new level of tea enjoyment. I loved that I could reuse the tea a several times.
Our responseThank you for sharing your positive experience and taking the time to write the review.
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Delicious Experience 08/18/2023
By Mary Matika
The two flavors of tea were "the icing on the cake" for our book club discussion of Lady Tan's Circle of Women. We sipped both of them as we tried painting bamboo with black ink on rice paper. They added so much to our enjoyment of the book. I was amazed that the teas could be steeped over and over - that made the cost a bargain.
Our responseWow! How fun! We are so glad to hear your group had such a good experience. Thank you so much for sharing.
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Charming 03/29/2024
By Adrien MacKenzie
we really enjoyed these delicious teas for our book club. I don’t know what to do with the lovely little bag that they came in, but it was a charming presentation. When I really want to drink tea, I will ignore the packaging and just order the tea. I was disappointed not to have more!
Our responseHaha! The tea will be here whenever you are ready for more. Thank you for your positive feedback of our tea.
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book club 07/16/2023
By GAIL NIELSEN
My tea tasting kit has arrived for book club next week. It is beautiful, and we are eager to taste the tea and discuss Lady Tan's Circle of Women.
Previously we were able to find a large cake of pu ehr tea for tasting when we read the Tea Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.

Our responseHave a fun tasting session. Thank you for taking the time to submit your review - we appreciate it.
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Books 'n Brie with Tea 03/28/2024
By LINDA BICUM
14 women in our Books 'n Brie group loved the experience of sharing a centuries old tradition while enjoing another Lisa See novel. We are all fans!
We had two separate set of tea cups and were able to sample and sip to compare the two teas. 50/50 for favorites.

Our responseGlad to know you all had fun sampling the teas and enjoying the experience. Thank you for sharing it.
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Nice idea 10/03/2023
By Gloria F Peyrat
The lovely bad the tea came in is a nice surprise--it is very pretty. The tea leaves make a lot of tea, too, so at first glance it seemed a small amount, but in fact, it makes a good amount. A very nice package that adds to the fun of a book club meeting.
Our responseYes, good quality teas usually can be steeped several times and the flavors sustain. Glad you enjoyed the tea and the packaging.
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Bookclub Win 05/26/2024
By Janine Pickett
Hosted bookclub and discussed Lisa See’s fascinating book Lady Tan’s Circle of Women. MY circle of women loved tasting the teas in this kit and discussing how the tea is made. The kit is packaged beautifully. Winner for book clubs!
Our responseSo glad to hear that. Thanks for sharing the experience of your group.
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Great for book club! 05/20/2024
By Stephanie Heflin
We enjoyed this tea tasting kit with our discussion of Lady Tan’s Circle of Women. The Jasmine tea was the best, as it was incredibly fragrant. We read the tasting notes included and it really added to the experience.
Our responseThank you for your nice review. We are glad that you all enjoyed the tea with the book discussion.
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Circle of Friends Night 03/07/2024
By Debra Steen
Lisa See's book is fabulous and being able to serve my sweet circle of friends the actual tea that the book talked about was amazing. We enjoyed a special meal, book chat and tea tasting time. The tea is delicious!
Our responseIt is wonderful to hear your experience. You all must have had a memorable evening! Thanks for sharing it with us.
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Great Addition! 01/21/2024
By Linda Baumann
Perfect for an afternoon Book Club meeting discussing Lady Tan’s Circle of Women!! Everyone truly enjoyed the accompaniment to the book and enhanced our discussion! Served with Chinese Tea Cakes, it was a real treat!
Our responseIt sounds like you all had a real fun meeting. Thank you so much for sharing it.
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Exquisite 02/08/2024
By Jeannie Robinson
My friends and I tried the wonderful teas assembled in this kit to celebrate our reading and discussion of Lady Tan’s Circle of Women. The teas were delicious and of an exceptional quality. I highly recommend them.
Our responseWow! Thank you for your kind review - it speaks a thousand words. We appreciate it very much.
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Beautiful and delicious 06/24/2024
By Lori Holman
I purchased this to prepare at our book club review of Lady Tan’s circle of Women. It was packaged so beautifully in the bag and the tea was smooth and delicious. Everyone really enjoyed it.
Our responseGlad to know that everyone enjoyed the teas and the tasting experience. Thank you for your feedback.
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Book Club fun 05/03/2024
By Diane H
Beautifully packaged. Easy to follow directions. Interesting background information. We had fun sipping tea during our book club discussion of Lady Tan's Circle of Women.
Our responseThank you for the nice review. So glad to hear you all had fun. Tea drinking with friends are the best.
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great fun 05/16/2024
By Marsha Winters
Purchased for book club meeting and discussion. Members enjoyed tea, and were enchanted with being able to view and taste teas found in Lady Tan's Circle of Women.
Our responseGlad you all had fun. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your kind feedback.
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Book club 12/29/2023
By Christina Calpo
I opened mine today and I was surprised that both pouches have the same amount. I thought the book club would have more.
Thanks
Christi Calpo

Our responseSorry for the confusion. The difference between the two kits is the brewing instructions. The book club kit is to be used one time for a larger group while the individual kit can be used for more than one tasting.
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A big hit 01/20/2024
By Nancy Balke
This tea kit was a big hit with my book club as we discussed Lady Tan’s Circle of Women. The teas were enjoyable and now I have a pretty new bag!
Our responseThe padded bag would be great to transport your tea wares. Thank you so much for your nice review.
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Tea Tasting for Book Club 10/16/2023
By Beverlee Abell
We ordered this for our book club and every single person LOVED it - great directions, great taste and so beautifully packaged. Thank you!!
Our responseThank you so much for your great feedback. We are so happy to know that everyone in your book club loved the tea and the tasting experience.
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Great kit! 01/29/2024
By pam katus
I bought this for my book club and it did not disappoint! The tea and the bag were perfect for our discussion of Lady Tan’s Circle of Women.
Our responseSo glad to hear your book club had fun and that the tasting kit was perfect for your discussion of the book. Thank you for sharing.
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Book Babes Book Club 10/05/2023
By Sherry Wilson
The tea tasting kit was fun to use during our book club meeting.
The directions were complete for someone not used to steeping tea.

Our responseSo glad to hear you had fun tasting tea at your book club meeting.
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Book Club Fun 03/02/2024
By Lisa Meadows
This charming tea tasting kit was a wonderful addition to our Book club’s discussion of Lady Tan’s Circle of Women.
Our responseGlad to hear your Book Club enjoyed the tea tasting experience.
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Great gift for Lover 01/04/2024
By Dena Adams
Gave this as a gift to a deer friend in another state. Ordering and shipment/delivery were so easy and she loved it!
Our responseThank you for sharing your shopping experience with us. We are glad that your friend loved it.
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Great Festive Tea 10/02/2023
By jana herritt
It was delicious and so festive. It made everything feel so special! i will order more for myself!
Our responseSo happy to hear our teas made your book club meeting more special. Thank you for your review.
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Tea Party and Book Club 05/17/2024
By Pat
Our book club enjoyed the tea so very much! It complimented our book club discussion wonderfully!
Our responseThat's great to hear. Thank you for your nice review.
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Beautiful and exactly what I wanted 06/15/2024
By Deborah Yarborough
From the bag to the wonderful teas, I couldn’t have has for anything better.
Our responseThank you so much for your kind words.
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What Fun! 01/11/2024
By Lynne Carey
My book club had so much fun trying these delicious teas!
Our responseSo glad to hear the tea brought so much fun to your group. Thanks for sharing your experience.
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Lady tan’s tea 03/28/2024
By gail CASALS
Book club loved it. Tea was wonderful.
Our responseWe are so glad to hear that. Thank you.
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Book Club Tea Tasting 10/03/2023
By Rosemary Feild
Delicious tea! Beautiful container!
Our responseThank you for taking the time to write us a review.
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Yea set 02/10/2024
By Cynthia Thompson
Beautiful packaging!!
Our responseThank you for your review.