If you follow Oprah on social media, you know that she loves cooking fresh vegetables picked from her garden and drinking a cup of tea. So I wasn’t surprised that she would partner with Teavana to launch her own Chai Tea. However, I was surprised at how delicious it is!
“With a shared passion for tea, Oprah Winfrey and Teavana's lead Teaologists personally developed a distinctive chai rich in cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves, blended with black tea and rooibos.” as explained on Oprah’s website. With so many great ingredients, this tea is packed with health benefits. Black tea is generally good for your heart and rooibos tea can help sooth allergies.
Teavana at NorthPark Center is sampling the tea two different ways. You can try it warmed and lightly sweetened with their rock sugar or cold mixed with fruitier teas such as white peach. When asked the difference between Oprah’s Chai and other chai tea, Oprah’s has more of a prominent spice flavor. Cinnamon really stands out and I am a huge fan of cinnamon!
If you happen to fall in love with Oprah’s chai, you can purchase a gift set for $119. Each set includes 8oz of Teavana Oprah Chai Tea, an 8oz Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Tin, a 34oz Glass Teapot with Stainless Steel Infuser, and two 5oz double-walled glass tea cups.
You’ll also be glad to know that your purchase is going towards a great cause. For every gift set purchased, $4 will be donated to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation to support educational opportunities for young people, including Girls Inc., National CARES Mentoring Movement, Pathways to College and U.S. Dream Academy.
Of course, you can always just get a cup of tea at Teavana. Don’t forget to use your Starbucks rewards app!