Monday, November 18, 2013

{CLOSED} Review & Giveaway: DAVIDsTEA

Happy Monday! I am so excited to be sharing the holiday collection from DAVIDsTEA with you all today. I've been a big fan of DAVIDsTEA since last year's holiday season when I discovered some of their amazing wintry loose leaf teas. Now I'm a regular drinker of their teas, and my favorites are their green florals and their sparkly Glitter & Gold! I love how fun and creative their high-quality teas are and their packaging is beautiful, which is always an added bonus. {You all know how much I love pretty things!}

this tin is filled with Santa's Secret

Before I left for Paris, I was able to sit down with Bradley and preview the collection in the Downtown Crossing location. (They also have a shop on Tremont St. in the South End and a brand new store at The Street in Chestnut Hill!) Not only are their new tea flavors delicious, but they have fun gifts available for the holidays, including collectable tins, stockings and gift tags filled with tea and even an advent calendar with a new flavor behind each day's door!


Bradley was kind enough to gift me with the winter collection, filled with 5 holiday flavors and 20 loose leaf tea bags, and the perfect tea mug which includes a strainer and cover so I can enjoy all the teas easily. He also gave me an extra winter collection, mug and a package of the gift tags to give away to one lucky Cupcakes & Couture reader!!



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All you have to do to enter the giveaway for the DAVIDsTEA prize package valued at almost $60 is:
  1. Visit the DAVIDsTEA website and leave a comment on my blog with the tea flavor you most want to try. That's it!! {Comments without a tea flavor will not be counted.}
  2. For an extra entry, tweet your favorite flavor to @davidstea and @amybreckenridge and leave a second comment with the link to your tweet.
It's that simple! Good luck and make sure to enter by midnight ET this Thursday 11/21 - the winner will be chosen at random and announced on Friday 11/22!


135 comments :

  1. Yum! I love the wintery teas and their packing is so cute! I would love to try the white chocolate frost!

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  2. I'm a big tea drinker- this looks awesome!

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  3. Yum looks delicious! I drink tea every single day so I will have to check this out!

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  4. I've been getting more and more into tea in the place of my a.m. latte habit. It's so much better!

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  5. Considering I just dropped a pretty penny at David's Tea this weekend, I know I could always use more :) I passed up on trying the Coffee Cake this time around, but I'd totally love to get my hands on that one!

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  6. I wanna win real bad :) https://twitter.com/AlexHubbard/status/402450469361946624

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  7. There are soooo many that sound delicious, but Glitter and Gold seems so festive, I think that would have to be the one I most want to try! Yay for tea :)

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  8. This would make my New Year's resolution of kicking coffee so much easier! Since I'm in the holiday spirit, right now the gingerbread rooibos sounds perfect!

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  9. cold weather always makes me want to curl up with some tea - and coffee cake? that sounds delicious.

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  10. Hi Amy! I would love to try the White Chocolate Frost tea! :)

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  11. I'm especially looking forward to the Gingerbread tea ... sounds so yummy!

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  12. hello!! I would LOVE to try the white chocolate frost flavor!!!

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  13. Oh how exciting! I absolutely love David's Tea. I'm dying to try the Spiced Fig!

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  14. and here is my favorite flavor tweet! https://twitter.com/minicanvases/status/402489808427048960

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  15. I can't wait to try the Choconut Oolong...sounds so yummy!

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  16. I would most like to try the blueberry jam organic flavoured black tea.

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  17. This is the link to my tweet: https://twitter.com/WandaBergman/status/402491712045457409

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  18. I'm a huge David's Tea fan. Love it.

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  19. I would LOVE to try the matcha matsu! My favourite flavour https://twitter.com/KKWT_/status/402491425427693569

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  20. Yum! I also love their tea, but am super excited to try choconut oolong.. mmmmm

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  21. I have to say I LOVE that you love glitter and gold. it has to be hands down my favourite flavour they make. I am dying to try the Alpine Punch, although a massive Green or Black tea lover there is just something so appealing about Almond and Apple in a tea. They used Apple in the "movie night" tea and it was out of this world. So Alpine Punch has all the right ingredients to knock my socks off.

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  22. i love the white chocolate frost but i would really love to try the alpine punch!

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  23. https://twitter.com/Analisa_87/status/402494263579013120

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  24. Im a Davids Addict! but haven't tried Spiced Fig yet...must go buy now!

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  25. Wow great review, thanks for sharing.

    Lovely greetz from germany.

    xoxo
    Sabrina :*

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  26. https://twitter.com/H_Cameron/status/402494152543178752

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  27. I really want to try white chocolate frost!

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  28. Tweeted:
    https://twitter.com/justjaclynnn/status/402496012654088192

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  29. definitely want to try spiced fig!! or white chocolate frost. both sound soo good!

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  30. and glitter and gold is one of my all-time favourites
    https://twitter.com/cryssztal/status/402499017805807616

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  31. Glitter and Gold always cheers me up :)

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  32. I adore Glitter and Gold! :) But Gingerbread is starting to be a new favourite...

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  33. I want to try coffee cake! I love all black teas :)

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  34. I love David's Tea! That place has made my transition from coffee to tea much easier with all of their great flavors! I think the one I want to try most would have to be the coffee cake one! I'm drooling just thinking about it:) Great giveaway!!

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  35. I would love some gyokuro black!

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  36. https://twitter.com/jtrem93/status/402502656293601280

    And there is my link to my tweet!

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  37. I want to try glitter and gold after seeing all the comments about how good it is!! Thanks!

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  38. Twitter comment: https://twitter.com/joannah11/status/402501858604093440

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  39. I would LOVE to try White Chocolate Frost! It sounds so dreamy on these cold wintery days!

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  40. White chocolate frost is definitely my favourite for the season!

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  41. huge fan of davidstea, too :) my favourite is cinnamon rooibos chai and would love to have some right now since i ran out

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  42. here is the link to my tweet :) https://twitter.com/ADashofMeg/status/402515600280281088

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  43. https://twitter.com/jessbailey7/status/402517016612839424

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  44. That Coffee Cake flavour looks to *die* for!!

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  45. I love anything peppermint, so I'd love to try White Chocolate Frost. YUM, tea!

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  46. Here's the tweet ^^" https://twitter.com/MlleEcrivaine/status/402519698169802752

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  47. I really want to try their creamy earl grey!

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  48. I really want to try Read My Lips or Alpine Punch!

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  49. Tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/DilaraLit/status/402523860899086337

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  50. Here's the link to my tweet! https://twitter.com/daniikav/statuses/402524125068947456

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  51. I really want to try Bamboozled! It makes me sad that Mom's Apple Pie sold out already!

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  52. My favorite flavor! https://mobile.twitter.com/siutou32/status/402528102372229120

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  53. The Tea I am most looking forward to trying is White Chocolate Frost!!! So Perfect for the holiday's.

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  54. I am a bit of a David's Tea newbie, but would love to try White Chocolate Frost!

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  55. Aaaand my tweet: https://twitter.com/measureless/status/402553314081906688

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  56. Birthday Cake! This flavor intrigues me... never thought tea could taste like cake?!

    email-
    celeste@mail4me.com

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  57. Mmmm coffee cake would go great with some of the actual coffee crumb cake cake I just made haha.

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  58. This is awesome. I'd love to try the White Chocolate Frost! :-) *crossing my fingers*

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  59. And my twitter posting: Good Luck Everyone ! https://twitter.com/DundeeGeography/status/402545053505445888

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  60. I would love to try Sleigh Ride :)

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  61. https://mobile.twitter.com/WildeboerNicole/status/402595512970641408 - thanks for posting an awesome contest!!! :)

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  62. White chocolate frost sounds amazing!

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  63. I've been dying to try the White Chocolate Frost *o*

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  64. This would be a great birthday present C:
    https://twitter.com/Tammymnt/status/402635941166067712

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  65. Alpine since it is the holidays.

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  66. I would love to try spiced fig! I follow you both on twitter! (@gfbostongirl)

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  67. mmmmm alpine punch pretty pretty please! i signed up for your newsletter and ill follow you on twitter right...NOW!

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  68. I would love to try the sweet strawberry white tea.
    nicolthepickle(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  69. https://twitter.com/Nicolthepickle/status/402898908772184064
    nicolthepickle(at)hotmail.com

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  70. AND the link :) https://twitter.com/TheMeeshest/status/402898173108043776 THANK U

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  72. neeeeed to try the white chocolate frost

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  73. I would love to try Buttered Rum :)

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  74. Spiced Fig is already on my order - list... sounds delich!

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  75. Twitter too! https://twitter.com/SadinaDawn/status/402937211823214592 is my post - my fave flavour right now is probably the Milk Oolong.

    BTW.. it sounds weird, but try Glitter & Gold with sprite/lemon-lime pop in the summer.. it's awesome..

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  76. Chocolate Chili Chai looks amazing. That would be my exotic, risky flavor choice!

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  77. I would like to try the chocolate chili chai!

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  78. Hi! As a baking blogger I would LOVE to try the Coffee Cake tea flavour. I'm on my study year abroad in Canada, discovered David's Tea and I love it now :3

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  79. One flavour I've always wanted to try from David's Tea is Forever Nuts!

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  80. I LOVE David's Tea! I really want to try Read My Lips - it's supposed to be pretty popular!

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  81. I tweeted!

    https://twitter.com/kitchenfrolic/status/403024364951457792

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  82. Here is the twitter link: https://twitter.com/jackierose/status/403023771839131649

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  85. Oh man there are so many to choose from! But I definitely want to try coffee cake the most!

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  86. I would love to try Coffee Cake!

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  87. https://twitter.com/lldoubblel/status/403026828497281024

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  88. I have also tweeted my favourite here:

    https://twitter.com/redasangay/status/403026894796247040

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  89. I would most like to try Coffee Cake; it's a tea that everyone goes nuts for and I have yet to try!

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  90. https://twitter.com/Maria_478/status/403027383906607104

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  91. Desperate to try the white chocolate frost! It sounds like a fabulous winter tea!

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  92. I would LOVE to try their Long Life Oolong (or any of their teas, really)

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  93. Also, here's the link to my tweet!: https://twitter.com/Kaitlynnyoung/status/403024831060262913

    Thanks!

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  94. twittered! https://twitter.com/SoggyEnderman/status/403029133698928640

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  95. Sleigh Ride.... mmmm cinnamon apple tea!

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  96. https://twitter.com/dudleykl/status/403031804245852160

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  97. Love the high mountain oolong tea, a bit expensive but its an indulgence :)

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  98. https://twitter.com/SukyT91/status/403037943398281216
    High mountain Oolong :)

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  99. Link to my tweet: https://twitter.com/allyguillemette/status/403040475235364864

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  100. I still need to try Coffee Cake. Love DavidsTea!

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  101. Alpine punch is awesome, my bf was upset when they ran out last year. Would love to try choconut oolong, too.

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  102. I would love to try Coffee Cake; looks amazing!!

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  103. love the coffee cake tea on a cold day - seasonal and gets you in the holiday spirit :)

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  104. These all look good-- I'd like to try the coffee cake!

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  105. I would definitely love trying Choconut Oolong, just what anyone would need on a cold winters day!

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  106. https://twitter.com/mlevogiannis/status/403202466201600000

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  107. I'm interested in trying the cinnamon heart. :)

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  108. Tea flavour I most want to try: Coffee cake.

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  109. Link to my tweet: https://twitter.com/NaomiRempel/status/403227964042518528

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  110. I'm not sure if Canadians may enter, but just in case: I'd love to try the Gold Rush (organic) tea.

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  111. I would LOVE to try the white chocolate frost! I'm a huge tea lover and only recently my friend told me about Davids Tea and am currently planning a trip just to go to one! I've never tried any of davids tea so this would be wonderful!

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  112. Davids tea is so amazing, I would love to try them all!! I would have to say though spiced fig looks delicious...

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  113. Definitely the Alpine Punch. Mmmmmm yummy!

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  114. Mmmm I can't wait to try them all! Especially white chocolate frost!

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    1. https://twitter.com/403princess twitter post!!!

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  115. I want to try Santas Secret ..but they all sound yumm

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  116. Link
    https://twitter.com/neutkidz/status/403553208858980352

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  117. would love to try coconut oolong!!

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  118. https://twitter.com/le_ville/status/403703208121360384

    tweeted! choconut oolong tea all the way! thank you

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  119. I would love to try coffee cake! It sounds so good and would be perfect for the late night studying I'll have soon!

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