Apart from the character Darjeeling in “Girls und Panzer” who is named after the tea, there are several other fictional characters who are known to drink Darjeeling tea:
- Sherlock Holmes: In the original stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes is often depicted as drinking tea, and in some adaptations, it is specifically mentioned as Darjeeling tea.
- Hercule Poirot: The fictional detective created by Agatha Christie is also known to enjoy a cup of Darjeeling tea.
- Lady Violet Crawley: The Dowager Countess of Grantham in the TV series “Downton Abbey” is often seen drinking Darjeeling tea and is known to be a fan of the beverage.
- Willy Wonka: In the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl, the eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka is said to enjoy drinking Darjeeling tea while working on his inventions.
These are just a few examples, as Darjeeling tea is often depicted in popular culture as a sophisticated and refined beverage enjoyed by discerning characters.