Our Story

Established in 1931, Nathmulls are perhaps the oldest & most well known tea merchants from Darjeeling. Founded by Late Mr Nathmull Sarda, Nathmulls is now headed by his grandson, Madhav Sarda who has played a crucial role in popularizing the concept of the finest & most exotic teas from Darjeeling across the world, taking the legacy forward.

Nathmulls tea heritage now over a century old has engulfed thousands of connoisseurs of this extraordinary beverage into the Nathmulls fold, from almost every corner of the globe.

Nathmulls of Darjeeling have been in the international mail order business ever since the inception of tea trading, and have in the process developed a long list of thoroughly satisfied mail order clients & tea houses, across the world. At the export front Nathmulls range of teas has been greeted with a lot of enthusiasm in countries like to Japan, Canada, Greece, Maldives, France, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Nepal and UAE.

At Nathmulls we source our teas directly from the tea plantations in Darjeeling, as well as from the tea auctions, making sure that the teas are as fresh as in the gardens when they reach our clientele across the world.

To cater to increasing business volumes, Nathmulls launched this exclusive online store in the year 2000, to make sure that tea patrons from across the world can relish Nathmulls Teas more conveniently. With more than 100+ varieties of Darjeeling Teas to choose from, new teas added every week & garden fresh teas delivered across the world in less than a week, our website has become a favourite among Darjeeling tea connoisseurs across the world.

Experienced tea-tasters at Nathmulls Tea ensure that the highest standards are followed while selecting, buying and blending teas so that the consistency in tea-quality, that goes with the “NATHMULLS” name is maintained. 

On a lasting note, we would love to invite you to the queen of hills, and have a cup of tea with us at our home & the very popular, Nathmulls Tea Boutique situated at the heart of the beautiful city of Darjeeling.

Mr Madhav Sarda
Managing Director
Grandson of the Founder Lt. Nathmull Sarda

Madhav Sarda, son of Late Nandlall Sarda and grandson of the late Nathmull Sarda was born & brought up in Darjeeling. An alumnus of St. Joseph’s School and College, he was the founder Secretary of Friends Organisation and also the Charter President of Leo Club of Darjeeling (into which the former was merged). He is also Managing Director of Golden Tips Tea Co.(P) Ltd., the group’s umbrella company, which he founded himself and is very well known & active in the worldwide marketing of quality teas under the Nathmulls & Golden Tips names, having some of the finest varieties of loose and single estate teas and over 150 varieties in handcrafted gift packaging. The company is registered with the Tea Board, authorized to use the Darjeeling Tea logo, a regular participant at various international food and tea exhibitions worldwide, member of the Calcutta Tea Traders Association, Tea Auction Buyers Association of Calcutta, The Coonoor Tea Trade Association and Indian Merchant Tea Exporters’ Forum.

Born & brought up in the environs of the magnificent Kanchanjungha, amidst the idyllic & scenic surroundings of hills and the tea plantations of Darjeeling, he has over the years developed a deep passion for God’s gift to mankind – Darjeeling hills & Darjeeling Tea.

From actively modernizing the Nathmulls showroom in Darjeeling to attending to thousands of visitors & connoisseurs from across the globe, from tasting to packaging, from retail to overseas exports, from tea plantations to International Trade Fairs, from postal mail order to online selling, Madhav Sarda has inherited and thereafter created for himself an all-encompassing and chequered life in the field of teas- particularly Darjeeling.

His drive & passion to make Darjeeling Teas available to connoisseurs worldwide - not only pure and fresh but also at reasonable prices and in value-added packaging directly from the country of origin - continues unabated.

With more than 30 years of experience, Madhav Sarda, a tea tasting maestro, personally tastes each tea which bears the Nathmulls stamp making sure that our customers get the perfect cup every time.