Tea Gschwender
~ 1978 ~

Famous For: being an industry leading specialty tea shop.

Founded By: Albert Gschwendner began selling loose leaf specialty teas in 1978. Since then, his family-run TeaGschwendner has expanded to locations around the world.

Box Tasting: Windy City Blend

This blend, invented just for Chicago, is a delicious whirlwind of flavor, composed of seven tea flavors including sunflower, jasmine, rose blossoms, strawberry leaves, caramel, and vanilla. The Windy City Blend is their most popular flavor and after you try it you’ll know why!

Fun Foodie Facts:

  • All tea comes from the same plant! It’s officially called the Camellia Sinensis plant and from it, we get the 4 types of tea: White, Green, Oolong and Black.
  • About 4 million tons of tea are produced each year in the world.
  • A standard cup of coffee will have between 100 to 200 mg of caffeine, whereas tea will have around 40mg.

Sunday Funday never tasted so good! Hop on this fast-paced tour as we brunch our way around Wrigleyville!

Tour Length3 Hours
Cost$85 Adult With Alcohol | $65 Adult (no alcohol) | $50 Adolescent | Free Child (6 & Under)
Tour Distance0.8 Miles

This tour is complete with treats from 6 bakeries, stories of ethnic holiday traditions, & ample shopping time to purchase additional goods.

Tour Length4 hours
Cost$115 Adult | $59 Adolescent (8-15) | Free Child (0-7)
Tour Distance6 Bakery Stops
NeighborhoodsNorth Shore, Sheridan Road, Village of Winnetka