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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 […]

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 […]

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