The St.Regis Atlanta: Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea With Santa (+GIVEAWAY!)

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas

Although this post was sponsored by TEALEAVES and The St.Regis Atlanta, all opinions expressed in this post are my own

It is the most, wonderful time, of the year! I had the pleasure of attending a special afternoon tea at The St.Regis Atlanta. It has a Winter Wonderland theme this year and is called “Tea with Santa”. During the holiday season, this special afternoon tea includes a visit from Santa Claus! TEALEAVES is the premier luxury tea brand for several five star hotels including The St.Regis Atlanta. They are currently running a “Nutcracker Afternoon Tea” campaign which showcases their limited edition Nutcracker blends. With traditional afternoon tea delights from The St.Regis Atlanta and unique flavors from TEALEAVES, this was a memorable event!

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
My cousin and I in the lobby at The St.Regis Atlanta

The St.Regis Atlanta has beautiful holiday decor. There is a large Christmas tree and gingerbread cottage in the lobby and garlands on the majestic staircase. During the Winter Wonderland Tea With Santa, we were treated to live music by a pianist playing popular holiday tunes. Santa Claus and his elf visited all the tables spreading Christmas cheer. They also played games with the children. It was wonderful watching their delighted faces.

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
The gingerbread cottage in the lobby

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
Santa sighting 🙂

Once we were seated, our hostess described the different types of tea. There were so many yummy teas to choose from! Our first pick was the TEALEAVES Nutcracker limited edition blend. It is described as “dreamy hazelnut with sweet vanilla”. Our second pick was “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party”. This tea is a combination of passion fruit, pomegranate & vanilla. Both teas were aromatic, smooth and flavorful.

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
Sipping on TEALEAVES with Santa Claus in the background
The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
Nutcracker tea with orange cranberry scone

Our first course consisted of cranberry and orange scones with jellies and clotted butter. Next came three tiers of quiche, delicate sandwiches and desserts. Traditionally you work your way down from top to bottom, savories to sweets. Under the savory selections I particularly enjoyed the truffle, spinach and Georgia Gouda Quiche, the Tasso Ham with house made pimiento cheese on whole grain bread, and the smoked salmon salad on brioche bread. All the sweets were delicious but the double chocolate & peppermint gateaux and the bourbon pecan pie were amazing!

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
Quiche and smoked salmon sandwich
The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
An assortment of sweets including the Bourbon Pecan Pies in front!
The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
As a chocoholic I was obligated to share this pic of the Double Chocolate & Peppermint Gateaux

We sat for quite some time enjoying the festive atmosphere and chatting with Santa Claus and his Elf about the holidays. The attendees also gathered in on singing Christmas carols while the Elf played a ukulele! Before departing The St.Regis Atlanta, be sure to check out the Astor Holiday Ice Rink. The outdoor pool is transformed into an ice skating rink with hot cocoa and s’mores available. The St.Regis Atlanta is a wonderful destination for the entire family during the holiday season.

The St.Regis Atlanta Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus. Holiday event in Atlanta. Tealeaves teas
a very talented Elf 🙂

For more information and to make reservations for the Winter Wonderland Tea With Santa at The St.Regis Atlanta please visit their website.

And now for the giveaway! TEALEAVES has provided a gift set with two Holiday Teas! It includes 1 tin of the Nutcracker blend and 1 foil pouch of the Organic Sugar Plum Fairy blend. The Organic Sugar Plum Fairy blend is described as having “whirls of creamy vanilla, ripe strawberry and a hint of plum”. And, it also includes a tea infuser! The TEALEAVES website is magical so be sure to take a look.

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TEALEAVES Giftset Giveaway

To enter the giveaway, simply comment on this post letting me know if you have attended an afternoon tea and if so where! The deadline to enter is Monday December 18th! Good luck!

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