There are generally three types of people out there: Coffee drinkers, tea drinkers and hybrids of them both. For those who happen to fall into the latter two categories, there's a wide world to explore, from the different types of tea and varietals to the many ways you can go about drinking it. (Do you prefer it iced? Hot? With or without milk?) Beyond that, the sheer amount of products out there for indulging in the pastime of tea-drinking (and yes, as any self-respecting tea connoisseur will tell you, it is a pastime) is vast. Needless to say, if you're shopping for the best gifts for tea lovers out there, you've got your pick of inventory.
To help you decide what your favorite aficionado of this aromatic beverage will like best, we're giving you a rundown of the finer points of tea—and the picks we've chosen to best complement it. The items we found below will be high quality, super useful and novel to even the biggest tea connoisseurs.