TWG Tea celebrates its inaugural arrival into North America with a most glamorous red carpet affair held at its first Salon & Boutique at 1070 West Georgia Street on 8 December 2016. Located within Vancouver’s upscale luxury retail hotspot, the star-studded launch attracted hundreds of guests, members of the media and notable celebrities including international top model Coco Rocha. Guests were also treated to a sensory experience with live acts from notable artists such as GirlOnWax DJ Emilita and internationally renowned saxophonist, Karla Sax.
The 50 seater TWG Tea Salon & Boutique is comprised of an intimate tea salon, retail boutique, and takeaway patisserie counter featuring tea-infused sweets. Dominated by an extraordinary tea wall crowned by a priceless collection of hand-painted tea tins, the boutique showcases a curated selection of objects d’art, including a rare antique brass patisserie counter, glittering floor lamps, and ornate mirrors. The space is finished in rich woods, gleaming polished brass and fine Italian marble.
TWG Tea, the finest luxury tea brand in the world, was established in Singapore and celebrates the year 1837 when the island became a trading post for teas, spices and fine epicurean products. TWG Tea, which stands for The Wellbeing Group, was founded in 2008 as a luxury concept that incorporates unique and original retail outlets, exquisite tea rooms and an international distribution network to professionals. Committed to offering teas directly from source gardens, TWG Tea’s collection is the largest in the world, with fine harvests from every tea producing country and exclusive hand crafted tea blends. Internationally recognised as a true innovator with the creation of new varieties of tea every season in collaboration with the world’s most renowned estates, TWG Tea also offers exquisite signature modern tea accessories and delicate tea-infused sweets and savouries.