In Focus

  • Mar072018
    Tea Garden in Meishan

    Why we offer a Paochong from Meishan but not Wenshan?

    In our other capacity as a consultant and wholesaler, we need to pursue extreme qualities in different tea regions for our clients. For the famous Taiwan oolong, Wenshan Paochong, we

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  • Feb242017
    Infused leaves of Imperial Topaz Nepali Black Tea

    Imperial Topaz: Another Fine Gem from the Himalayas

    To answer the demand for Himalayan black teas that are oxidised more deeply, we could have just bought straight away…

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  • Feb172017
    Buddha

    Anchoring the Elusive Iron Buddha

    Misrepresented Iron Buddha An often misrepresented big name of Wuyi oolong — Tie Luohan — Iron Buddha, is one of…

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  • Jan162017
    Chinese New Year Special

    Year of Rooster: All that Crow about Chinese New Year

    Seasons greetings The Chinese Zodiac may mean little to you, but the New Year of the Rooster is surely coming…

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  • Dec232016
    Snow Orchid leaves

    Snow Orchid, Peaceful Christmas & Prosperous New Year

    Oxidation room An European importer recently asked me: how do they get such wonderful aroma in the leaves? Referring to…

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  • Dec132016
    Ding Yao white plate

    Kilns of Ding

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  • Nov112016
    Tealeaves being sunned during white tea processing

    A Premodern White Peony?

    Before the modern white tea cultivars Before there were the Dai Bai cultivars for making the different white teas as we know…

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  • Sep192016
    Song Tea inscription in Wudong, Fenghuang Shan

    Return of Song Cultivar

    Bad news 2016 has been a bad year for Song Cultivar. The making of this premium quality Fenghuang dancong requires…

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