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  • Apr152019
    Longjing Spring Equinox, premium green tea by TeaHong.com in the

    Longjing Spring Equinox, Old Style Pack

    A customer in United States once told us that a wealthy Chinese colleague sent him some Longjing from Hangzhou(1), but “the tea could not match ( Longjing ) Spring Equinox”. If you…

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  • Mar262019
    Duck Poo Tea?

    Seriously is there a Duck Poo Tea?

    Fragrance of Duck Poo? You may have heard of the name and thought it was a joke or some kind of fake news. As a matter of fact, the real name is…

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  • Feb172019
    Zitao teapot theme photo

    Yunnan Jianshui Zitao Teapots

    As the clay mines in Yixing approach depletion, price of the raw materials simply rockets and people are looking elsewhere for high quality substitutes. Jianshui Zitao has gained popularity lately not as…

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  • Dec052018
    Song in a Teacup

    Song in a Teacup

    Finally after all those resting, re-baking and resting again, the Song Cultivar harvested in Spring this year is ready to be released. Drinking it is more than music to the taste buds,…

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  • Oct072018
    Tea garden in Alishan, Taiwan

    Milky Taste Jinxuan?

    Gems of Formosa Cities in Taiwan may not have glamorous skylines like New York, London, or Hong Kong. Nor its natural wonders as spectacular as Mount Everest, Grand Canyon or Victoria Falls.…

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  • Jun092018
    A visit to the Wang's family traditional Tieguanyin farm in Xiping, Anxi, Fujian

    Traditional Tieguanyin Tea Farm

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  • Jun082018
    The leaves of three different Tieguanyins

    How to Read a Tieguanyin Tea Leaf?

    ( This article deals with greener style Tieguanyin, not the classic, aka deep baked style. ) Maybe you cannot be at the tea farm when the Tieguanyin you drink is being processed.…

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  • Apr192018
    A bowl of ramen

    Between Ramen and Oolong

    he day before yesterday my wife and I were in a situation when we had to do lunch in a food court. This particular mall in the outskirt of Tokyo is pretty…

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  • Mar242018
    Phoenix oolong in gongfu tea style

    Phoenix doesn’t have to be gongfu style

    Fenghuang Dancongs and other Phoenix oolongs are my own favourites. I drink a lot of them. Contrary to most people’s expectation, I do not use the gaiwan daily and infuse 250 ml…

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  • 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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