Yesterday, a tourist came to our tea store asking for Tie Guan Yin tea. I was curious about why...Read More
The Dan Cong market may now be experiencing an economic bubble like the Puerh tea bubble that burst in 2007 and damaged the Puerh tea industry. Two years ago, you could buy a very nice Dan Cong variety for $20 dollars/kilogram. In today’s market . . .
Ti Kuan Yin tea is very special. For most teas, the best season is spring – but not for Ti Kuan Yin, for which every gold medal awarded it has come from an autumn harvest. If you plan to purchase some Ti Kuan...Read More
Drinking tea has been popular since the Dongjin Dynasty (317-420). During the intervening centuries, tea has become a part of daily Chinese life and resulted in lots of interesting stories.The first story involves Lu Yu,...Read More
Tea leavesTea lovesLoves teaLives teaLeaves tea?Never- Uniek SwainHow can we love tea so much? Tea originated from China over 5,000 years ago when Shen Nongshi found tea accidentally after trying hundreds of wild...Read More