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When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains, she had a last view back on the skyline of her hometown.

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10/13/2021

Beyond the Six Classes: Unique and Different, Teas not often Tasted

Saturday November 6, 2021, 10AM – 12PM – Virtual Tea Tasting Workshop What about...
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07/13/2021

Tea, Food and Culture Tour in the Azores

We’ve been asked many times, “When will you be offering a tea trip for...
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04/08/2020

Tea Discovery Workshop: Sri Lanka

Join us and tea producer Buddika Dissanyaka of Forest Hill Tea for a virtual...
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02/24/2020

Tea Journey: Sri Lanka 2020

View the photo gallery of our trip. Follow us on our travel blog and...
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01/06/2020

Sat, Jan 25: Tea & Tunes Middle Eastern Music Night

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:30-9PM Ensemble Rakibian will light up the tearoom once again...
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01/03/2020

On the Artwall: Brianna Beebe, Illustrations

Brianna Beebe obtained her BFA in Digital Media from Maine College of Art in...
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06/14/2019

On the Artwall: 9 Thousand Things: Tea Photos

On the Artwall through September 2019 Photography by Alexander Zimmerman About 4 years ago...
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03/22/2019

On the Artwall: Ebyn Moss returns – Winter’s Reprieve

On the Artwall through end of June Eye catching and colorful patterns depicting flower-like...
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06/28/2015

First Friday, June 7: World Flutes with Kevin Reams

First Friday Artwalk – Friday, June 7 7PM Kevin Reams is a multi talented...
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08/13/2018

Video: Our Korean Teas

Our Tea Journey to South Korea, 2014. Learn about who makes our Korean black...
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04/04/2018

2018 Taiwan Tea Journey

May 11-24, 2018 We traveled for tea, this time to Taiwan to connect with...
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04/19/2016

Always Environmentally Conscious

We aim to be as environmentally conscious in our day-to-day business dealings as possible....
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12/05/2018

12 Days of Festivi-Tea!

Join us for a new deal every day! Find them on Instagram or Facebook!...
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10/13/2018

On the Artwall: Hana Firestone – Illustrations

On the Artwall through early January Hana Firestone is a freelance illustrator and designer....
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08/08/2017

Press Articles

Check out the recent articles about our tearoom, from both local and national publications.
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01/23/2019

Tea Tasting at the Brick Store Museum

Join us for an afternoon tea tasting at the Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk!...
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04/12/2017

Tea Trip 2017 – India and Nepal

Mar – Apr 2017 Our recent trip for tea took us to India and...
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12/01/2016

Tea + Craft Fair

  Our 5th Semi-Occasional Tea + Craft Fair December 14-16, Friday 5-9, Sat 10-9...
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11/24/2016

October 2016 – Azores, Portugal

We’d heard about tea being grown in the Azores, 800 miles off the western...
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01/11/2019

On the Artwall: Molly Tucker – Re-Crystalization of Bygone Landscapes

Born in New York, Molly Tucker is an ecological artist and amateur geologist currently...
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08/08/2017

On the Artwall: Steven Brooks’ Fish: Reclaimed, Salvaged and Found

On the artwall through September Bio I grew up in Casco, Maine and received...
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01/05/2018

On the Artwall: Faces and Finds in the Tea Lands

On the Artwall through mid March We visited him early each morning and the...
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07/14/2017

On the Art Wall: Fish Tales – Adventures in Maine Fish Art by Steven Brooks

I’ve always enjoyed using found materials in my art -it allows me a freeness....
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06/15/2017

On the Artwall: Unbound Color by Maria Castellano-Usery

On the artwall through mid July Maria Castellano-Usery Brunswick, ME www.brushstrokesbymaria.com Bio: I was...
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01/26/2017

On the Farm – Jeff Seaberg

Appalachian Alpaca Farm Art On the Artwall through mid March 2017 Prints also available...
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11/04/2018

Thursday, Nov 8: Middle Eastern Ensemble

This Thursday, November 8, 7PM A popular favorite ensemble at Dobra! Come listen, tap...
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03/24/2017

On the Artwall: Nancy Kanner – Caribbean Inspiration

Caribbean Inspiration – For the love of color! by Nancy Kanner On the Artwall...
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04/10/2017

Darjeeling First Flush Tea Estates

  2017 Darjeeling First Flush (spring pluck) from these two estates: Mission Hill Tea...
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08/13/2016

On the Artwall: Ralph Davis photos – The Sacred Himalaya

 On the Artwall through mid October Portland resident Ralph Davis has been traveling and...
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04/01/2016

Our 5th Anniversary!

  Join us for our 5th Anniversary! Join us as we celebrate Our 5...
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02/26/2016

On the Art Wall: Kailyn Cimino – Sacred Geometry

Sacred Geometry – Patterns in Nature Kailyn Cimino presents a mixed media exploration of...
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02/28/2013

10 Off Tuesdays

10% off all loose-leaf teas – every Tuesday! No bags, only free floating tea...
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07/17/2012

First Friday Free Tea Tasting + Art!

Join us for a free tea tasting on First Fridays 5-7PM! We’ll have select...
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08/07/2014

Green Tea – Benefits and Brewing it Hot or Chilled

Curious how to properly brew green tea? Wondering why your home-brewed green tea always...
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05/27/2014

Tea Journey, 2014 – South Korea and Japan

View Japan/Korea in a larger map Read more on our journey and see photos....
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06/10/2014

Meet our Nok Cha Supplier (video)

A video from our Nok Cha supplier and producer, Cho Yun Seok, of Jukro...
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11/08/2013

Why Tea Is So Healthy for You (and How to Get the Most from Every Cup)

From LifeHacker” “Tea isn’t just a comforting and pleasant beverage, it also has remarkable...
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10/24/2013

Masala Chai – At-home Brewing Instructions

>> Purchase our Masala Spice Blend and Assam CTC Black Tea (1 ounce of masala...
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03/08/2013

Tulsi Holy Basil for Stress Relief

Instead of getting a prescription for your stress, consider trying a natural and sacred...
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03/15/2012

Apr 6: Hiroko plays the Shamisen

Saturday, April 6, 7 – 7:40PM Hiroko Fogarty will play the Shimasen, a traditional...
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01/09/2013

More turn to tea as benefits become known

Worldwide, tea is the second-most-popular drink, after water. But in this coffee-crazed nation, it’s...
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12/17/2011

How to use your Libre Tea Glass

The Libre Glass’n Poly is designed in Canada and for sale at Dobrá Tea....
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11/23/2012

We have Gift Baskets and Gift Certificates

We have gift certificates and baskets here for the holiday season, perfect for the...
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12/03/2012

Gong Fu Ceremony with Wei Jia

From our recent Oolong tea class, this 20 minute video shows Wei Jia who...
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09/28/2012

Health Benefits of Tea: Milking It or Not

The idea that milk may diminish the potential heart-health benefits of tea has been...
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04/17/2012

China Tea Journey 2012: Map, Itinerary & Photos

See the slideshow. On April 17 at 6AM, Ray hopped on a plane bound...
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04/21/2012

China Tea Journey 2012: Photos from the Road

See the slideshow in larger format and without using Flash. Images shown in order...
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03/09/2012

First Friday May: Photographs from Tea Countries

In the artist’s words: “These photos were taken in India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri...
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02/21/2012

Three cups of tea a day ‘protects against heart problems and diabetes’

“Great news: In terms of the delivery of antioxidants, two cups of tea is...
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02/05/2012

Feb 12: Discover The Nuances of Black Tea

Sunday, February 12, 10am-12pm Six countries, nine tea tastings – Savor Chai and dark,...
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02/15/2012

Feb 26: Uncovering the Mysteries: Pu’er Tea Class

Sunday, February 26, 10am-12pm With this introductory class to Pu’er, journey back to the...
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02/17/2012

Special Treat: Mar 11 & 12 – Japanese Tea Tasting with Our Tea Supplier from Japan

Join us for a very special Japanese Tea Tasting!   Dobrá Tea’s supplier, master...
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02/14/2012

Green tea drinkers show less disability with age

Elderly adults who regularly drink green tea may stay more agile and independent than...
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11/29/2011

Suitable moments for drinking tea…

From the Chinese Tea Classic Ch’a-su   When we are interrupted while contemplating During...
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12/28/2011

Dr Weil: Five reasons to drink green tea

If you haven’t found a green tea you like, it may be be in...
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12/27/2011

Jan 6 & 13: Japanese Tea Ceremony with Hiroko

Friday, January 6, 7-7:30 PM, and Friday, January 13, 7-7:30 PM Join us for...
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11/15/2011

Why is my green tea bitter?

What you brew for tea is as important as how long you brew it....
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11/14/2011

Selling Organic: Pros and cons

by Charles Cain “The complexities of Organic Certification and the differences between the requirements...
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11/04/2011

Tea + Craft Fair – Donation Update

UPDATED: The group of crafters participating in this year’s fair has chosen HART as...
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06/19/2011

Two mentions in Maine print magazines this month

Thanks to Downeast Magazine and Portland Monthly for mentioning us in their latest print...
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03/31/2011

Opening noontime Friday, April 1!

We look forward to opening the tearoom and serving Portland great tea! Barring any...
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04/20/2011

Gong Fu ceremony and article in the Press Herald

A lovely article in the Portland Press Herald’s Soup to Nuts column by Meredith...
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