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Storm In A Teacup: Troubles Are Boiling Over For Darjeeling Tea, Says New Book

India's only GI-patented product, the exclusive Darjeeling tea, grown on 86 designated estates in the region, is fighting for survival on the frontlines of climate change. In Darjeeling: A History Of The World's Greatest Tea, published recently by Bloomsbury, author Jeff Koehler documents the decline in tea production on various estates due to changing rainfall, hailstorms, unseasonal cold and drought.