World Tea Cup – Germany and Brazil


The World Cup has rocked the world, drawing us all into the sport and stimulating us with its drama. Now in the semi-finals we’re inspired to highlight the tea habits of the countries that made it this far. What’s in the world tea cup?

Tea Glasses

German tea glass

German Tea Culture and Preparation: Tea is consumed in Germany just as much as coffee. The preferred brewing method is loose tea, typically served in tea glasses.

Yerba Mate gourds

Brazilian tea gourds

Yerba Mate is also known as Brazilian Tea. The mate is steeped in a hollow gourd and shared with friends, partaking through a metal straw that strains out the leaves.


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I never realized just how much tea and tea paraphernalia I had acquired until I started working at The Daily Tea. Now I celebrate a passion I didn't realize I had. Loose, unsmoked yerba mate, brewed in a French press, starts my day. And I've been brewing my own kombucha since 1994! What tea treasures will I discover next?

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