Because [good tea] tastes great! It is very versatile, delicious both hot or iced, sweet or unsweet. It is great for your health, and a perfect companion as part a healthy lifestyle. It promotes contemplation, relaxation and also camaraderie between friends.
Tea is one of the oldest and most popular drinks known to man. In 1865, William Gladstone, the British Prime Minister, summed tea up well: "If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are too hot, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited, it will calm you."