The Assam is the most sold tea maker in the Bodum tea maker collection. This could be due to the fact that this practical and easy to use tea maker infuses the most delicious aromas of your preferred tea. The handle is fixed to the heat resistant glass with high-tech glue to provide a secure and easy grip when pouring your hot aromatic tea. The unique Bodum plastic tea press strainer can be cleaned in the dishwasher together with the teapot making it the ultimate everyday tea maker.The tea press works just like a coffee press. When plunged the loose tea; black, green or herbal, is trapped in the filter stopping the brewing process, meaning that your tea remains at your desired strength. It is also suitable for use with tea bags.