Professional Level Tea Education right here at Savvy Tea Gourmet!

That's Right, you can now embellish your business or career while enriching your life through professional tea education right here at Savvy Tea Gourmet. Savvy Tea Gourmet is one of a handful of locations across the country where you can participate in the Specialty Tea Institute's "Tea Mentor Program". You are now able to take the "Foundations" Level 1 & 2 courses offered previously … [Read more...]

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World Tea News recognizes Savvy Tea Gourmet. Savvy Tea Gourmet was recently featured in World Tea News a publication circulated to tea professionals, throughout the world. This has been a great opportunity for Savvy Tea to spread it's name, its philosophy of building a tea community, and its mission of "Improving Lives with Tea...One Sip at a Time". … [Read more...]

Savvy Tea Gourmet: Top Tea House

Yankee Magazine awarded STG as one of the Top 5 Teahouses in New England! ...Go Back to News … [Read more...]

CT Magazine – Savvy Tea Gourmet February article

Read what Connecticut Magazine has to say about us! Steeping Beauties By Katrina Avila Munichiello / Photography by Julie Bidwell Good tea leads to good conversation at Savvy Tea Gourmet in Madison. With its chartreuse walls and corrugated metal ceilings, there’s nothing dainty or precious about this teahouse. The tea menu of 250 selections would be daunting if it weren’t for a staff … [Read more...]

Best Tea House in Connecticut 2009, 2010, 2011

Connecticut Magazine's Best of Connecticut - Savvy Tea Gourmet is awarded the Best Teahouse in Connecticut 2009 - 20011! As Savvy Tea approaches its 1st year anniversary in October, we are very privileged with winning this recognition.  With tea fast becoming the beverage of choice for hot or iced, healthy epicureans at Savvy Tea Gourmet learn to broaden their choices of tea and increase their … [Read more...]

Connecticut Magazine/Steeping Beauties/July 2010

Steeping Beauties... By Katrina Avila MunichielloPhotography by Julie Bidwell "Owners Phil Parda and Judith Guard don't want their customers to just come and sip tea, they want them  to learn."Read more.... … [Read more...]

BEST of Connecticut Three Years in a Row!

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River & Shore Magazine/Summer 2010

Epiphany in a cup..."Savvy Tea Gourmet in Madison brews a beverage to delight the senses." Story by: Sandi Kahn Shelton Photos by: Brad Horrigan   … [Read more...]

NY Times – September 2009

Tasting Nuances of the Ages Quick Bite | Madison By Christopher Brooks Published: September 25, 2009 The cool, postmodern look of Savvy Tea Gourmet, with plenty of glass set against an aluminum ceiling and pistachio green walls, belies an establishment that entices its customers to linger for hours sipping an eons-old beverage. With more than 250 teas in stock, including 45 green teas, … [Read more...]

INK Magazine/March 2009

SAVVY TEA: The New Culture Club by Rona Mannphotos abroad by Phil Parda and Judy Gaurd"I sorta stumbled on it. I felt compelled to research it. I decided to share it.” ... Click here to read the full INK Magazine article published on March 2009. … [Read more...]