Twinings Glossary

A series of Acts of Parliament that regulated navigation and controlled commerce at British ports. The Acts ensured that only British ships landed imported goods. Their repeal in 1849 brought foreign competition into the British tea trade.

New

Describes a tea, which has not had adequate time to mellow.

North, Lord

(see Lord North)

(see Twinings Teapot Gallery)

Nose

A term used to connote a good aroma of tea.