We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post finishes up the series on Sri Lanka and includes “Uva” and “Maturata, Uda-Pusselawa, Haputalle, and Badulla”. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!


Uva – Oovah, as the old planters spelled it – is another Ceylon district with a worldwide reputation.  Uva and Nuwara Eliya teas come from gardens so steep that…(Read more)

Maturata, Uda-Pusselawa, Haputalle, and Badulla

These other important tea districts are affected by the Northeast Monsoon and produce their best from July to September during the Eastern Quality Season.  Sir Thomas Lipton purchased his first tea estates…(Read more)

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