Saturday, May 29, 2010

Golden Moon Tea: Review & Giveaway! CLOSED!

CLOSED!

Being a born and bred Southerner, I drink Tea. I drink lots of tea! Well, I did,anyway. Sweet iced tea was a staple in my home. But I gave it up for plain water last year.

However, water alone isn't always very satisfying. Thankfully, I discovered Golden Moon Tea!.

Golden Moon Tea was founded in 1993 and is dedicated to bringing the highest quality Teas to it's customers. They use only the freshest, highest quality whole leaf teas. Their care and concern show in the wonderful taste of each cup of tea you brew.

I was lucky enough to receive several Golden Moon Tea samples:

*Sugar Caramel:


Our Sugar Caramel Oolong tea uses premium quality green oolong leaves, tightly rolled and carefully hand-crafted and infused with sweet essences of rich caramel and burnt sugar.

Our Sugar Caramel Oolong produces crystal clear, jade liquor. Mellow and aromatic, yet slightly free spirited this tea drink offers a complex balance of subtle, lingering floral notes and a deep sweetness. A Poet's cup best describes this quality tea.


*Coconut Pouchong:


Our popular Coconut Pouchong has a flavor that is exquisitely complex with lingering floral notes. You will love the flavor of the Coconut Pouchong tea because it is sweet like young coconut water.

The flavors meld together ideally with the Pouchong base lending a smooth, complex and green flavor. Fresh is the key to the exquisite flavor offering of this Coconut Pouchong tea.


My favourite?

*Tippy Earl Grey:

It's difficult to improve upon a tea so revered as Earl Grey. But we believe we've done so, in creating a Tippy Early Grey that takes the traditional and adds layers.

To start, the base of our Early Grey contains substantially more tips than others. This requires meticulous plucking, and lends a unending complexity to your cup.

Then, we add not just the traditional oil of bergamot, but fresh, fresh lavander that blends sublimely with the citrus of the former.

All real reasons many open-minded connoisseurs of Early Grey claim that Golden Moon's Tippy is the best Earl Grey they've ever sipped.


One of the things that draws me to Golden Moon Tea is the link between drinking tea and weight loss. As most of you know, I am on a weight loss journey that saw me lose 66 pounds in 2009. Drinking hot tea has been beneficial to me and helped me on this journey.

You can read Golden Moon Tea's articles about this connection here.

The generous folks at Golden Moon Tea are offering one lucky reader a chance to try their fantastic Tippy Earl Grey!

Just follow the instructions below for your chance to enter and win!

Open to USA only, please.

***NOTICE: You *MUST* leave your email address in the body of your comment or make your email address visible in your profile. If I cannot contact you -- you can't win!***

Please leave a separate comment for EACH entry!

MANDATORY ENTRY: Tell me another Golden Moon Tea you would like to try!

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES:

1. Follow Golden Moon Tea on Facebook and post on their Wall -- tell them Terri & Liz from Gathering My Roses sent you!

2. Follow @Goldenmoontea on Twitter

3. Follow Gathering My Roses PUBLICLY via Google Friend Connect (Located on the sidebar)

4. Follow Gathering My Roses via Facebook Networked Blogs (Located on sidebar)

5. Become a fan of Gathering My Roses on Facebook (link on Sidebar!)

6. Follow @GeorgiaMist on Twitter

7. Tweet about this contest (no more than twice daily, please!)
@GeorgiaMist @Goldenmoontea Win a tin of Tippy Earl Grey tea from Gathering My Roses! Ends 6/4/10 http://bit.ly/cfJc8I

8. Post the link to this contest on your blog and / or Facebook and link back here!

9. Enter another contest on our blog and then come back and tell us which one.

This contest will be open from Saturday, May 29th until Friday, June 4th. Winner will be announced on Saturday, June 5th.

DISCLOSURE: We received complimentary samples of Golden Moon Tea for the purpose of review. We were under no obligation to review this item. We did not receive any monetary compensation. The opinions expressed herein are our own and based on our own personal use of and experience with the item.

92 comments:

madeline said...

I love earl grey tea! I'd also like to try their Honey Pear black tea, and definitely the coconut pouchang :)
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Steve Capell said...

The wife and I love Earl Grey Tea and the other tea that sounds awesome is Temple of Heaven Gunpowder.

Thank you so much for hosting this giveaway.

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HilLesha said...

I'd love to try the Coconut Pouchong Iced Tea.

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HilLesha said...

I'm a fan of their Facebook, and I posted on their wall that your blog sent me. :)

HilLesha said...

I'm following them on Twitter.

ID: GingerLotus

HilLesha said...

I'm following via GFC.

suburban prep said...

I love tea.
I love mint tea especially.
I would love to try the Moroccan Mint.

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Jenna Wood said...

I follow Golden Moon on twitter-pyrodamsel
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Jenna Wood said...

I'd love to try the honey pear black tea or sugar caramel oolong.
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Jenna Wood said...

I already follow with GFC!
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Jenna Wood said...

I follow GeorgiaMist on Twitter-pyrodamsel
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Marci J said...

entered the giveaway for Melrose Day bag
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Marci J said...

I'd love to try the Madagascar Vanilla - sounds wonderful
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phrannie said...

GFC follower
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phrannie said...

following you on twitter
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phrannie said...

following them on twitter
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phrannie said...

i'd love to try the White Ginger tea 8)
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What Gives! said...

I'd like to try the Vanilla Jasmine tea. Thanks for the giveaway!

What Gives! said...

I joined Golden Moon's facebook group and wrote on their wall: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=22113841728#!/group.php?gid=22113841728&v=wall&story_fbid=442998041728&ref=mf

What Gives! said...

I follow on Google Friend Connect!

What Gives! said...

I followed Goldenmoontea on twitter (sunnyskyze823)!

What Gives! said...

I followed via Facebook Connect!

What Gives! said...

I'm a like/fan on facebook (Sunny Skyze)!

What Gives! said...

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/sunnyskyze823/status/15063715861

What Gives! said...

I followed GeorgiaMist on twitter (sunnyskyze823)!

What Gives! said...

I blogged: http://wutgivz.blogspot.com/2010/05/gathering-my-roses-golden-moon-tea.html

cherriblossom25 said...

I'd like to try their Coconut Pouchong tea.
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MrsSpock said...

Oh, I love earl Grey, I drink a cup or two every day. The honey pear sounds delicious as well.

jeske_posse said...

I'd like to try the Pu-erh Chai!!!
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Jean said...

Earl Grey. I'm drinking it right now

Melody said...

Vanilla Jasmine sounds good.

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Stephanie said...

I would love to try the vanilla mint tea. That coconut tea sounds delicious too :)
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LittleEagle said...

I'd like to try the French Breakfast Tea. The Tippy Earl Grey is great. sharonaquilino at hotmail dot com

very married said...

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I want to try the Vanilla Mint. Mmmm!

Heidi said...

Moroccan Mint sounds good to me!

Proud Papa of Twins said...

I'd love to try Jasmine pearls green tea! I love green tea and I love green tea with jasmine so this would be perfect. :)

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We're doing a giveaway as well. Ends June 12th. Come enter to win a LARGE assortment of Seventh Generation products!

Groovy Baby Blog said...

I would love to try the coocnut pouchong!

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Groovy Baby Blog said...

Following your blog on Google friend connect!

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Groovy Baby Blog said...

Following Golden moon tea on Twitter!
my id: iangela20

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Groovy Baby Blog said...

Following you on Twitter!,my id: iangela20

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Jen Poe said...

Temple of Heaven Gunpowder sounds like a tea you have to try! It says there's a smokey flavor to it!

Heather R said...

I would like to try the Rose Tea.

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Sarah said...

Following via GFC

Sarah said...

I'd like to try the Pu-erh Chai.

Samy said...

I follow @Goldenmoontea on Twitter

Samy said...

I follow Golden Moon Tea on Facebook!

Samy said...

I'd love to try the Moroccan Mint tea too!

samyrocks92 at msn dot com

Samy said...

I follow Gathering My Roses PUBLICLY via Google Friend Connect

Samy said...

I follow Gathering My Roses via Facebook Networked Blogs

Mary Ellen said...

I am a tea lover as well! Would love to try- Madagascar Vanilla

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wwe11 said...

I'd love to try the Kashmiri Chai tea.
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Nicole D. said...

I would love to try the Temple of Heaven Gunpowder tea! Thanks!
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LAMusing said...

I'd like to try the Coconut Pouchong Iced Tea.

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LAMusing said...

I follow publicly on GFC

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LAMusing said...

I entered Shepherds Watch

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LAMusing said...

I entered Orglamix

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Kylie said...

The Nepalese Afternoon Tea sound really yummy. kcarlson1152[at]hotmail.com

saturdaynightfever said...

White Ginger would be my tea of choice!

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luckycat1818 said...

I follow with google friend connect as luckycat1818.


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luckycat1818 said...

I would like to try the Moroccan Mint tea.

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New Jersey girl said...

Coconut Pouchong Iced Tea would be amazing.
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karen said...

I'd like to try the Kashmiri Chai. Thanks.

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Valancia said...

Vanilla Jasmine

Valancia said...

Following Georgia Mist on Twitter .. id-skyxsky27

Valancia said...

Following @Goldenmoontea on Twitter, id- skyxsky27

ferriz said...

i follow them on twitter @ferriza2

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ferriz said...

twitter follower @ferriza2

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ferriz said...

id like to try the vanilla mint tea!

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Smooshy said...

i want to try jasmine vanilla!

Jan said...

I'd love to try White Ginger. Sounds so soothing and I bet it's good iced.

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Salleefur/Jesslyn/Jesster said...

They all sound tempting - but as the temperature starts to rise, tis the season for:

the Iced Tea Sampler!

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Salleefur/Jesslyn/Jesster said...

Public Follower via Google Connect

colin said...

moroccan mint!
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Kate said...

The vanilla mint tea looks delicious!!

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Charlene said...

Follower on GFC

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Charlene said...

The Honey Pear tea sounds really good :)

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Debbie said...

I'd like to try the Coconut Pouchong Tea
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Debbie said...

I follow Golden Moon Tea on Facebook and wrote on their wall.
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Debbie said...

I follow @goldenmoontea on twitter @splashesofgrace
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Debbie said...

I follo @GeorgiaMist on Twitter @splashesofgrace
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Mari said...

I'd also like to try
Coconut Pouchong Iced Tea -

runningmatey at hotmail dot com

Debbie said...

I follow you on GFC
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Debbie said...

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/splashesofgrace/status/15457277414
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Atreau said...

I would love to try the Vanilla Jasmine tea.

Auriette said...

I love Earl Gray, so I'm sure I would enjoy the Tippy. I'm also intrigued by the Madagascar Vanilla.

lilyk said...

I love the White Persian Melon tea!

lilyk said...

I follow Golden Moon Tea on Facebook and let them know you sent me.

lilyk said...

I became your Facebook fan.

lilyk said...

I follow you on Facebook Networked Blogs.