Chai Walli has been recognised as a finalist in the 2020 Small Business Championships Awards!

Uppma has been recommended as a speaker as a part of the 2020 International Women's Day celebrations. 

"We won Gold at the 2019 Australian International Tea Expo Golden Leaf awards!"
- Chai Category, AITE

"We call ourselves the Chai Crusaders."

- Chai 101 Video

"We won Silver at the 2019 Royal Hobart Fine Food Award

- Chai Category, RHFFA

"Women to Watch in 2019"
- The Project TV, Channel Ten Australia

"We asked successful women what they wish they knew earlier in their careers."

- ABC Life, Australia

"We interviewed Uppma Virdi on how she is promoting the Indian culture of chai with her signature Ayurvedic chai blends."

- Culturally Ours, Podcast

"Authenticity is at the centre of Uppma's vision and the teas are prepared in accord with traditional Chai Walli ethical values."
- Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Australia

"She decided to source her ingredients from organic suppliers in India."
- Australian Financial Review

"Tea lovers lap up cuppas from corporate lawyer turned chai guru"
- The Age

2016 Business Woman of the Year
-The India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA)

Top 30 Under 30 (Retail)
- Forbes Asia

"From successful lawyer to Chai Walli"
- SBS Australia 

Winner Health Foods Category: Ayurvedic Teas
- Food & Beverage Industry Award

"The greatest honour one could give is a perfectly made cup of chai"
- Women With Drive

"After The Pakistani 'Chaiwala', Meet This Indian 'Chaiwali' Who's A Business Leader In Australia"
- Huffington Post

"The Spice Girl"
- Bean Scene