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Reversals of Fortune in the Tea Industry
Part XXXV: Thomas Lipton, Pioneer of Sports Advertising

Reversals of Fortune in the Tea Industry
  Captain Charlie Barr at the wheel of the ninety-foot sloop Columbia during the 1899 America's Cup races.
- Photograph by Hope Iselin, From Yachting's Golden Age, 1880-1905

Thomas Lipton, Pioneer of Sports Advertising
  Upon failing to wrest America's Cup from the New York Yacht Club in 1899, Sir Thomas Lipton returned to London with renewed enthusiasm for his pursuit. Not accustomed to failure, Lipton was determined to succeed on a retry and he pulled no punches.
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New Teas and Our Summer Hours
  When Upton Tea Imports was founded in 1989, the U.S. loose leaf tea market was just beginning to show signs of life. Our first newsletter listed only 25 loose teas, including three Darjeeling teas, one from Assam, six from China, four Ceylons, and a few flavored teas. It's interesting to note that ...
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 What's New at Upton Tea
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Warm Up with our Winter Special!
Now through the end of March, we are offering one of our top quality Assam teas, Doomni Estate GTGBOP Cl., TA83,...

We will be closed on the Presidents' Day holiday
Upton Tea Imports will be closed on Presidents' Day (Monday, February 16th). Orders received by 1pm ET on Friday, Februa...

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 About us
  Upton Tea Imports was founded in 1989 with the objective of providing the North American tea drinker with the finest teas available. We purchase teas from reputable brokers and estates worldwide, dealing only with sources who are capable of providing top quality teas. We sell directly to the consumer, thus ensuring the freshest product and fairest pricing.