About Us

About Us

About Us

Locally owned Purple Sage opened in 2004 in Middletown, Delaware adding to the growing vibrancy of Main Street life with a gift shop that has as a specialization. 10 years of success have established Purple Sage as an integral part of the community and surrounding area.

Owner Elizabeth Barbato & her staff bring their broad knowledge of teas and herbs to the shop. As well as a delightful selection of gifts, many with a tea-related theme. She holds special events such as tea tastings, tea leaf readings, massage, and reiki. Purple Sage has been voted "Best Gift Shop" in several different polls over the years. Purple Sage has also been featured in The News Journal, Middletown Transcript and a television commerical.

Whether you're headed to the shore, crossing state lines to shop, or simply out doing errands nearby, stop in at Purple Sage for an unusual gift or to discover a new tea or coffee. You'll receive a warm greeting and knowledgeable help from Elizabeth and her staff. Many casual visitors have become regulars! We hope you will too.