One of the greatest differences between American tea culture and Chinese tea culture is that, by and large, American tea enthusiasts will have knowledge of a broad variety of teas while in China, there is a focus on the local teas of the region.Read More
Month: April 2014
Could it be true? I started writing for T Ching in 2009? Time flies! And life moves on. It made me wonder about some of the companies and tea entrepreneurs I have written about over the years and where they are now.
April is National Poetry Month! Last week, T Ching announced its Second Poetry Contest. You can review that post for the rules; deadlines, and cool prizes. For today, here are a few tea poems from Garden Party Teas:
During April in North Guangdong province at an altitude of 4,500 feet, 100-year-old Oolong trees are harvested for their young shoots, which are then oxidized to 45%, fired under medium heat, and meticulously crafted all along the way. These single-branch cultivars…
Free Trade makes an entrepreneur ready for war. I learned this costly lesson visiting Harrison, Mineral Springs, and Lebong tea estates.