Month: June 2017

Tea In Indonesia

Tea In Indonesia

Teas which are light and offer good flavor. Set in the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Indonesia is a chain of islands that stretch from Malaysia to Papua New Guinea. Java and Sumatra, the two biggest islands, are where the main tea plantations […]

Tea In China

Tea In China

China has the widest range of teas in the world which are of the finest quality, with many still made by hand. Commercial cultivation of tea in China began well before the birth of Christ and in the past, Chinese merchants recognized more than 8,000 […]

Nilgiri

Nilgiri

The Nilgiris, or Blue Mountains, are a stunningly beautiful range of hills that stretch down the southwestern tip of India from the state of Kerala, another tea-growing area, to the state of Tamil Nadu. Among the peaks and foothills, there are rolling grasslands and dense […]

Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling Tea

Tucked away in the foothills of the snow- covered Himalayan mountains of northeast India lies the hill resort of Darjeeling 6,000 feet above sea-level and in the most spectacular setting, surrounded by over 49,421 acres of tea bushes. On a clear day, Mount Everest is […]

Tea In Sri Lanka

Tea In Sri Lanka

Teas from the highest region on the island are described as the “champagne” of Ceylon teas. Until the 1860s, the main crop produced on the island of Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, was coffee. But in 1869, the coffee-rust fungus, Hemileia vastatrix, killed the majority of […]

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