Category: Tea History

Tea History of China

Tea History of China

China is where tea was born. Chinese legends that speak of its discovery are so ancient it would be easy to believe that tea has always existed there. But if tea has been known in China since time immemorial, it has not always been in […]

Tea History In African Countries

Tea History In African Countries

As happened in many countries that turned to tea growing in the 19th century, the establishment of tea cultivation in Africa was a direct result of European colonization. The first tea gardens to be planted on the African continent were created on an experimental basis […]

Tea History In Vietnam

Tea History In Vietnam

Just as in China, the cultivation of tea in Vietnam springs from a long tradition. Some local legends recount that the first tea trees were brought to Vietnam from what is now known as the Golden Triangle – Chinese border, Laos, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and […]

Tea History In Nepal

Tea History In Nepal

“The Nepalese believe that every morning and evening, Siva, who lives at the top of Mount Kachenjunga, blows a gentle breeze onto the gardens, giving the tea its exceptional quality,” said a Nepalese grower. Sandwiched between China to the north and India to the south, […]

Tea History In Sri Lanka

Tea History In Sri Lanka

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri -Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, occupies entire tropical island situated 25 miles (40 km) off the southeastern tip of India. Although Sri Lanka is now one of the worlds major tea exporters, and the appellation “Ceylon Tea” is still […]

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