Category: Tea Culture

Chinese Tea Gardens and Plants

Chinese Tea Gardens and Plants

Spread over 3,781,000 acres (1,530,000 ha), the tea gardens of China are organized in many different ways. Tea trees are arranged in rows about 3 feet (1 m) wide and are usually on a mountainside, according to the relief of the terrain. On the steepest […]

A Meeting with Mr. Liu Xu, Industry Professional

A Meeting with Mr. Liu Xu, Industry Professional

Mr. Liu Xu is a national tea taster. He has also coauthored eight books on tea. Mr. Liu Xu, how long have you been working in the world of tea? I have been working in the world of tea since I was a university student […]

Chinese Tea Terroirs

Chinese Tea Terroirs

China covers a vast territory, and tea growing spreads oyer thousands of miles. More than 3.7 million acres (1.5 million ha) are devoted to tea plantations. The best estates are concentrated in the southeastern part of China, particularly Fujian, Zhejiang and Anhui Provinces. The coastal […]

The Chinese Tea Industry

The Chinese Tea Industry

In China, annual tea production now exceeds a million tons (according to 2008 data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), and government initiatives designed to promote trade are beginning to have a significant impact on this industrial sector. Annual tea exports […]

A Meeting with Mr.H.K. Panjikar, Tea Grower

A Meeting with Mr.H.K. Panjikar, Tea Grower

Mr. Panjikar is the manager of the Gopaldhara garden in Darjeeling. How and when did you Mart to work in the world of tea? When I had finished my studies I was looking for a stimulating job. As my older brother worked in the world […]

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