Stephen Twining from Twinings of London Returns to Epcot from May 25 – 29, 2016

By Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager, Disney Parks Blog

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I’m delighted to announce that Stephen Twining from Twinings of London is returning to Epcot from May 25-29. He will be meeting with guests and signing tea boxes from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day in The Tea Caddy shop at United Kingdom Pavilion. A tenth-generation member of the famous tea family, Stephen joined Twinings in 1985 and now serves as Director of Corporate Relations for Twinings of London. You may recall I discussed his visit in 2013 on the Disney Parks Blog. In anticipation of his return visit, I stopped by the pavilion to discover the newest tea-themed products.

Stephen Twining from Twinings of London Returns to Epcot

At The Tea Caddy, guests can now create their own unique mixes of favorite tea blends. The shop offers a wooden, single slot Twinings tea box which can be filled with 10 select individual tea bags.

Twinings Tea

The location also carries five blends from the newly introduced large-leaf Discovery Collection. The blends are each presented in beautiful drawer-like packaging. Blends offered include Golden Tipped English Breakfast, Budding Meadow Camomile, London Strand Earl Grey, Berry Blush Infusion, and Medley of Mint. Each box contains 15 large-leaf tea bags.

Commemorative Cups at The Tea Caddy

I spotted a special blend of tea celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday. The tea is packaged in a beautifully illustrated, limited edition collector’s tin. The Tea Caddy will have a limited quantity of this tea available while supplies last. It will pair nicely with one of four commemorative cups featuring the queen.

Tea cups at The Tea Caddy

Finally, these two cups made me laugh. I think I should add them to my kitchen.

I hope to see you at Epcot later this month!

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