About Us

A Message to Our Tea Drinking Friends,

Phil & Judy Welcome You To Savvy Tea!
Phil & Judy Welcome You To Savvy Tea!

My love affair with tea started in the 70’s when I first became more aware of green tea and its reputed health benefits. My infatuation with tea quickly moved from health interest to pleasure and on to a passionate dedication.

I became a life-long student of tea, and ultimately decided to spend my life working with tea and the global tea community every day. I’ve created a mission of helping my tea friends around the world with “Improving Lives with Tea…One Sip at a Time”.

I travel the tea gardens of Asia looking for regionally famous, very special micro-climate teas, grown by family farms and small growers using techniques developed over centuries. I’ve selected all of our teas. The variety and quality are exceptional, and are a treat for those that want to experience authentic flavor from unique tea gardens throughout the world.

~ Phil Parda

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In 2008, Phil and Judy Parda opened their first brick and mortar location in Madison, CT.  Dedicated to educating their customers on artisan teas, the health benefits of tea and following a healthy life-style, they bring a fresh approach to the industry.  Combining the classic with a modern twist, Savvy Tea offers its customers a place to relax and enjoy fine teas and sweet treats.  Their knowledge and authenticity define them as trusted purveyors for specialty teas.

At Savvy Tea Gourmet, we are not only a destination for exclusive teas, but also a place to explore a healthy lifestyle, and discover tea aromas & flavors of the world.

Come visit us to experience over 250 loose-leaf teas from around the world, or visit our on line store to have our same great teas delivered to your door!

Contact us to learn more about Savvy Tea Gourmet.

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