Art of Tea is a tea importer and wholesaler based in Los Angeles, California. We mix and customize the world's finest organic teas and plants by hand. Our teas are carefully selected directly from producers, each with a unique history.
The seeds that formed the basis of the art of tea were first planted in 1996 when Steve Schwartz began his journey of extensive research in preventive medicine at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. Since then, Art of Tea has become a leading provider of organic and specialty teas. Steve travels a lot every year, returning with rare and unique teas from all over the world.
Steve Schwartz is renowned for his tea blending expertise by many in the tea industry. It has blended award-winning teas under our Art of Tea brand and has won awards offered through our private label program to tea companies around the world. His dedication and passion for expanding the knowledge of the people and the history of tea is captivating. Steve has lectured on different tea blending classes for World Tea Conventions and travels frequently to offer tea and tea blending educational programs.
Traveling to Asia, India, Africa and the Middle East, Steve and Art of Tea have developed close relationships with farmers and distributors. This personal relationship, a hallmark of Art of Tea, allows it to offer high quality organic teas and select botanicals while ensuring great respect for both employees and teas. At Art of Tea, our intensive care program combines aesthetics with passion, taste and high quality control.
Art of Tea offers a customized tea menu, retail tea, a line of Pyramid tea bags, a hospitality program, custom blends and training.