National Parks Tea Collection
Simpson & Vail's inspiration for creating the National Park Tea Line was the majesty and beauty of the parks. We love these delicious loose leaf blends, and are even more excited that Simpson & Vail gives 10% of sales to help preserve our national parks and to raise awareness for why the parks are so important. Each flavor comes in a 4oz decorative tin. See details for individual descriptions.
The abundance of red rock and the flora found in Zion, such as desert lavender, sage, and elderberry, inspired us to create this bold blend. The deep red colored cup has a tantalizing aroma and brews to a creamy fruit and floral taste. Ingredients: Rooibos, elderberry flavor, sage, lavender, and horsetail.
Inspiration for this tea blend came from the vibrant hues circling the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone. The fruity and flavorful blend brews to an amber cup with a sweet, creamy, prickly pear flavor and an underlying bergamot taste. Ingredients: Black teas, prickly pear flavor, safflower, blue cornflower petals, strawberry pieces, oatstraw, and natural bergamot flavor.
Great Smokey Mountains
Experience the grandeur of the Smokies with this great combination of smoked teas and wild berries. The tea brews to a bold, amber cup with the taste of fresh picked blackberries and a faint smoky aftertaste. Ingredients: Black teas, lapsang souchong tea, blackberries, blackberry leaf, marigold petals and blackberry flavor
This blend was created to capture the essence of the majesty and splendor of the Grand Canyon. The dark amber cup has a delicate desert taste with a smooth, sweet, fruity finish. The subtle flavor of prickly pear imparts a lovely light tart, crisp taste. Ingredients: Black teas, prickly pear flavor, eleuthero root, pau d'arco, and red cornflower petals.
Relive an exciting hiking adventure in the Rockies with the aroma and taste of this memorable tea. The amber colored cup has a light musky raspberry taste that perfectly complements the pine tree aroma of the sage. Ingredients: Black teas, raspberry leaf, raspberry flavor, sage leaf, and raspberry pieces.
Enjoy the taste of Maine in this delightful green tea blend with the aroma of delectable blueberries. When brewed, the golden cup imparts a light, delicate infusion with a full blueberry flavor and a light citrus finish. Ingredients: Green tea, currants, blueberry flavor, oatstraw and blue cornflower petals.
Refreshing like the air in Yosemite, this black tea blend combines pineapple and spearmint to create an amber cup that is a perfect marriage of flavors. When brewed the heavenly mint aroma, with a hint of pineapple, will tantalize your senses. Ingredients: Black teas, pineapple flavor, spearmint, and marigold petals.
Find wilderness and solitude in this delectable tea blend with the aroma of fruity huckleberries. The brewed cup has a full, slightly tart huckleberry taste with a smooth woodsy finish. Ingredients: Black Teas, Organic Juniper Berries, Birch Bark, Huckleberry Flavor, Uva Ursi Leaf (Bearberry), and White Cornflowers.
This blend, inspired by the unique Joshua trees, incorporates yucca root and agave on an herbal base. When brewed, the park's famous sunsets are mirrored in the orange cup with streaks of pink. The taste is a delightful combination of sweet agave and tart hibiscus. Ingredients: Organic Green Rooibos, Hibiscus Flowers, Agave Flavoring, & Yucca Root.