A French Tea House with Royal Charm
Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography Courtesy of Nina’s of Paris
A brief stroll from a few of Paris’s well-liked vacationer points of interest alongside the Seine River—the Louvre, the Jardin des Tuileries, and Le Palais Royal—resides the salon of a luxurious tea firm that boasts tribute to one in every of France’s most acknowledged historic figures. With a historical past that dates again greater than three centuries, Nina’s of Paris gives tea drinkers an unique and royal expertise in every cup.
The intertwined historical past of Nina’s with the well-known French royal began in 1672, when the corporate—initially referred to as La Distillerie Frères—began producing important lavender oil fragrances. Eventually, it grew to become famend for the power to craft and create totally different aromas, and its distinguished fame made its merchandise extremely popular with King Louis XIV, the Court of Versailles, and Marie Antoinette. Over the years, the corporate transitioned to infuse its well-liked aromas right into a line of uniquely blended teas nonetheless offered right this moment.