Month: November 2017

SHENG PU ER 1974 HJH 74342 | Aged Tea |

SHENG PU ER 1974 HJH 74342 | Aged Tea |

Translation: Pu er is a town in Yunnan Province. The word sheng means “raw,” and 1974 is the year of production. Menghai is the main factory where Pu er teas are made. The number 74 indicates the year in which the recipe was first used. […]

Shou Pu er 1999 | Old Tea Trees |

Shou Pu er 1999 | Old Tea Trees |

Translation: Pu er is a town in Yunnan Province. The word shou means “cooked,” and 1999 is the year of production Region: Yunnan Province (Xishuangbanna) Harvest season: April Gultivar: Yunnan This Pu er tea, produced through accelerated fermentation, has been aged since its production in […]

Yunnan Hong Gong Fu Black Tea

Yunnan Hong Gong Fu Black Tea

Translation: Great red tea of Yunnan Alternative name: Yunnan Black Tea Region: Yunnan Province Harvest season: April Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye Contrary to popular belief, black tea bas not been cultivated in Yunnan for very long. The cultivation dates back only to the beginning of […]

The Processing of Yellow Teas

The Processing of Yellow Teas

Although they have been known and appreciated for several centuries, yellow teas are becoming increasingly rare. Only a few remain, such as Jun Shan Yin Zhen. One province, Hunan, still produces limited quantities, ensuring the survival of this prestigious tea. It is called “yellow” because […]

The Processing of Chinese Teas

The Processing of Chinese Teas

Just as the cultivation of the tea tree has a long tradition in China, the processing of the leaves is an art that the Chinese mastered many centuries ago. This experience, acquired over time and through trial and error, has spawned a wide variety of […]

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