Map of Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy, Sri Lanka

Wikipedia: Kandy_District 
Updated: Sep. 17, 2015 

Browse Teas From Kandy, Sri Lanka (16) - Read Reviews (15)

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About Kandy, Sri Lanka | Styles of Tea Produced in Kandy, Sri Lanka | Best (Top-Rated) Kandy Teas

About Kandy, Sri Lanka

A tea plantation with twisty-trunked trees and people picking the teaA tea plantation in the Kandy region. Photo by Bernard Gagnon, CC BY-SA 3.0.
Kandy is a district in Sri Lanka that is important in tea production. It is the middle of the three districts in the Central Province, and is located north of Nuwara Eliya, and south of Matale.

The climate in Kandy is warm and wet year round. There is substantial seasonal variability in precipitation in this region, but the pattern is quite different from that on the mainland in India and China. February is the driest month, and January and March are still relatively drier. October and November are the wettest months. Being located in the tropics, there is only very slight variation in temperature throughout the year.

Compared to Nuwara Eliya, Kandy has a lower altitude and warmer climate, and, like Uva province, Kandy is influenced by drying winds during the dry season. Unlike Uva, however, the prime harvest time here for high-quality teas is during the driest season, December through March.

Styles of Tea Produced in Kandy, Sri Lanka

This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Best Kandy Teas

The notion of the "best" Kandy teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Kandy, Sri Lanka, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

Most Often-Rated Teas

Picture of TC85: Kenilworth Estate OP

TC85: Kenilworth Estate OP

Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Style:Ceylon Black Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
75
4 Ratings
Picture of English Breakfast (Kenilworth Ceylon Tea)

English Breakfast (Kenilworth Ceylon Tea)

Brand:Novus Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
42
3 Ratings
Picture of English Breakfast Decaf (Kenilworth Ceylon Decaf)

English Breakfast Decaf (Kenilworth Ceylon Decaf)

Brand:Novus Tea
Style:Ceylon Black Tea
Caffeine:Decaffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
2 Ratings
Picture of TC32: Kandy OP

TC32: Kandy OP

Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Style:Ceylon Black Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
2 Ratings
Picture of Ceylon Sonata

Ceylon Sonata

Brand:Adagio Teas
Style:Ceylon Black Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
2 Ratings

Top-Rated Kandy Teas

Picture of TC85: Kenilworth Estate OP

TC85: Kenilworth Estate OP

Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Style:Ceylon Black Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
75
4 Ratings
Picture of English Breakfast (Kenilworth Ceylon Tea)

English Breakfast (Kenilworth Ceylon Tea)

Brand:Novus Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
42
3 Ratings

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