Castleton Tea Estate

July 12, 2012

Darjeeling Discovery: Castleton Tea Estate

by Yoko Kumano

Out of all the tea plantations I went to during my trip, Castleton seemed to have the most modern and well-kept facilities. The operation is large and the tea estate itself supports the livelihood of thousands of families. One of the defining characteristics of Castleton for me was the emphasis they put on “clonal teas.” […]