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It's a wonderful New Year and National Hot Tea month to boot! Of course tea is always at the top of our new experiences list, but before we head down that road, we’d like to cover the best steeping methods to prepare your tea. The thing about steeping tea is,... Read More

One of the perks of being the chosen tea service of our glorious Glacier Park is that we are invited to do our annual staff training before things are officially open to the public. And so, we are welcome behind the scenes as all the busy workers are putting the... Read More

One of the things I love most is talking about tea with anyone, anywhere at anytime! I want to know what they love or detest and why that is.  Some of the most common comments I hear are that people find green tea to be bitter (but that's another blog... Read More

It was 227 years and 11 days ago that our first "Mr. President" was elected into office. Thankfully, George Washington accepted his role with great humility and honor. He also stayed true to his simple roots by keeping his Mt Vernon farm in order while he led our country with... Read More

OK, so none of us came out a winner in the big Powerball drawing this month. But here's the good news: you can still be a big winner in the kitchen, and that's almost as good. Right? Right! When we get ready for the Billings Wholesale Market this weekend, we like to bring... Read More

What to do when you're overly blessed at the dessert table Today marks one week since that grateful day where we found ourselves overly-stuffed, overly-blessed and overly-wondering what in the world we were going to do with ALL. THAT. PIE. Surely, we weren't the only ones who certainly didn't forget dessert, but forgot to... Read More

The snow just keeps falling. Softly, gently. With none of the four-letter "w" word that usually sends it screaming past our doorsteps on a horizontal assault. Happy Thanksgiving from Montana, dear tea lovers.  If you've already welcomed your guests in from the cold with an Aah Apricot Oolong warm up and... Read More

This is one that will make you say, aahhhhhhh. Yes, we know, we've told you about this once before. But the more we sip on the new Aah Apricot Oolong tea, the more we want to find new ways to enjoy. If you're finalizing your menu for Thanksgiving, here's a simple... Read More

Aaaaaahhh.... it's a long sigh like that. Unfortunately, we could only fit the "Aah" on the official label, but once you try this Oolong, you'll know what we mean.  Aah Apricot Oolong This light, sweet oolong will elicit a sigh of pleasure as the complex oolong tea leaves fuse with... Read More

Move over, pumpkin spice lattes... there's a new sweet treat in town, and it has the perfect blend of autumnal flavors. Oh, ya. Black tea with all your favorite spices of the season.  This smooth black tea fills the air with the luscious aroma of a freshly baked autumnal pie. It's... Read More

Tumblewood Teas ties to western history for inspiration “This isn’t tea that’s about holding your pinky up,” Riza Gilpin smiles. Indeed, with names like “I’m Your Huckleberry,” “Gunpowder,” “Restful Rancher,” “Rollin’ With The Wind,” “Cold Winter’s Night” and “Cowgirl Confet-tea,” it’s easy to imagine the sources of inspiration for Tumblewood... Read More

Originally posted by Laura Nelson for Tri-State Livestock News It was one booth that couldn’t be lost in the rows of camouflage. When Big Timber, Mont.-based Tumblewood Teas set up shop in the enormous Las Vegas Convention Center exposition center for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s inaugural Hunter’s Christmas this December, their... Read More

Want a yummy dish to make your guests think you slaved in the kitchen? This is it! Although both recipes use the same tea, the flavor contrast between the chicken and the rice make this work. It's just perfect when paired with Gunpowder Green. Serving size: 4-6 Prep time: 30... Read More

Public: Saturday, March 22; 9am-5pm Wholesale Buyers Only: Friday, March 21; 9:00am-6:00pm Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall; Helena, Montana This annual, two day trade show connects wholesale store buyers from across the region with over 100 members of the ‘Made in Montana’ program. The event will be open to... Read More

​Thursday, March 13, 12-3pm; Town & Country Foods, Bozeman, MT Stop by the store for a tasting of popular flavors by TUMBLEWOOD TEAS. For more information, please contact Town & Country: (406) 587-5541 Read More

Today we bring you a great recipe by Riza, our resident queen of the grill! This recipe uses both a rub and a marinade for additional flavor. We've found that Coman-chai is a perfect texture for a rub. The aromatic spices permeate the meat and create a wonderful base for... Read More

​Saturday, February 8, 2014 “The Mac”, Bozeman, MT Join Goodworks and TUMBLEWOOD TEAS for Barista Jam, where some of the best of the Northwest coffee roasters and talented baristas gather to share their skills and talents. Cupping will be lead by local roasters who have chosen a region to represent.... Read More

​Thursday, February 27, 5:30-7:30pm;Weaver Room in the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture, MSU Campus Join MSU’s Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) for a Silent Auction Fundraiser to support the Survivor Fund and partnering organizations dedicated to helping survivors of Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence. Come and enjoy freshly brewed... Read More

​Saturday, February 22nd; 10am-6pmSouthgate Mall, Missoula Come share in a sampling of TUMBLEWOOD TEAS as you discover exciting new destinations, learn valuable travel tips and plan your next vacation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, phone Destination Missoula at 406-532-3250or e-mail: partnership@destinationmissoula.org Read More

Tea Workshop

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​Tuesday, February 18, 2014; 6pm;Sweetgrass City High School; Big Timber, MT Join Riza and Laurie, proprietors of TUMBLEWOOD TEAS for an educational workshop where you will learn: the different varieties of tea and the proper way to brew them; historical facts about tea; how to identify and describe different characteristics... Read More

​Wednesday, February 12, 2014; 4-6pm;Picchioni’s IGA, Roundup, MT Visit Picchioni’s IGA and sample some selected infusions by TUMBLEWOOD TEAS.This free event is open to the public. For more information, phone Picchioni’s IGA at 406-323-2410Address: 109th Avenue West, Roundup, MT 59072 Read More

​Tuesday, February 11, 2014; 10am-2pm;Java Junction at Northern Montana Hospital, Havre, MT Join TUMBLEWOOD TEAS for Valentine’s Tea and enjoy select teas and special treats. This free event is open to the public. For more information, phone TUMBLEWOOD TEAS at 406-932-9641or e-mail: roundusup@tumblewoodteas.com Read More

Thursday, January 29 to February 1, 2014; 9am-6pm; Sunday, February 2, 9am-3pmThe Expo Center of Metra Park, Billings, MT This merchandising show is open to retailers only. Reps from national companies show along side small, individually owned firms that showcase the unique heritage and artistic talent of our region. TUMBLEWOOD... Read More

Come visit us at the Livingston Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 12-5pm and sample some of our incredible new flavors, both iced and hot.Read More

MSU Food Fair

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October 31, 2013; 10am to 2 p.m.Strand Union Building (SUB) Ballroom; Montana State University Campus; Bozeman, MT This is a national event to promote nutrition and sustainability. TUMBLEWOOD TEAS will be joined by student and local vendors all presenting local products. Come seek us out as we will be serving... Read More

Sunday, December 8; 2-4pm Crazy Mountain Museum Cemetery Road, Big Timber, MT The Crazy Mountain Museum opens its doors exclusively for holiday shopping. Also present will be filmmaker Stephanie Alton, director of Ridin' For The Brand, a documentary about the ranchers of Sweet Grass County. TUMBLEWOOD TEAS will be serving... Read More

Friday, November 22; 4-7 pm 129 North Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT Montana Chocolate Co. will be hosting an opening celebration at their new Missoula location. TUMBLEWOOD TEAS will be in store to help promote the new Tea Truffle Collection. In addition, we will be serving the very same teas from... Read More

Friday, November 8th; 12 to 7pm Saturday, November 9th, 2013; 10am to 7pm Sunday, November 10th, 2013; 10am to 4pm Metra Park/Pavillion Bldg, Billings, MT A three-day extravaganza presented by The Junior League of Billings, Inc. With over 50 years of community service, The Junior League of Billings is an... Read More

Saturday and Sunday, November 16 & 17th, 2013Metra Park/Pavillion Bldg. Billings, MT We will be exhibiting at this family event featuring singing and dancing performances by local groups, cooking demonstrations, as well as food and beverage sampling by a wide variety of vendors. Be sure to visit TUMBLEWOOD TEAS and... Read More

Many people ask us advice for the best ways to store their teas. Storage is an important topic. Loose leaf teas, cup for cup, are of exceptional value, and you really do want to get the most out of that pre Qing Ming Dragon Well you picked up this past spring.

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