We’re going back into the archives to revisit some classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes only “Bai-cha” so next week we can focus on oolong. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!


A thousand years ago white tea was singled out by the Song poet-Emperor Huizong as the pinnacle of refinement, and many would argue that white tea still deserves the honor. Yinzhen or Silver Needle White…(Read more)

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