Gaiwan (盖碗), literally meaning “lid and bowl”, is a traditional Chinese tea brewing and drinking vessel and is comprised of three parts including the lid, bowl, and saucer. According to traditional culture, the lid corresponds to the sky, the... Read More
Ripe or Raw? Tips for Choosing Pu’er Tea
There are two variations of pu’er tea: raw pu’er (Sheng) and ripe pu’er (Shou). Both raw pu’er and ripe pu’er teas are made from sun-dried rough tea called mao cha, and both of them undergo fermentation process, though raw pu’er uses a... Read More
What is Pu’er Tea?
Pu’er tea, also known as pu-erh tea, is a variety of fermented tea traditionally made from large-leaf varietal of Camellia Sinensis var. assamica in Yunnan Province, China. Unlike other kinds of teas (including green tea, white tea, oolong tea... Read More
Have You Tasted the Tea Fossil of Pu’er?
As you may know, pu’er tea is one kind of fermented or even post-fermented tea. The tea is traditionally produced in Yunnan Province of China from Yunnan large-leaf varietal of Camellia Sinensis. The process of fermentation, referring to as... Read More
Ten Famous Teas in China
China is a major producing area for teas in the world. It has many types and varieties of teas, with a long-lasting tea culture. Among the abundant teas, what makes a tea famous lies in the unique style, color, aroma, taste and shape. What are the top... Read More
Storing Methods for Different Types of Teas
Green Tea Green tea is a non-fermented tea, which is well-known for its freshness. It is suitable for chilling at low temperature. For the unsealed green tea, it should be kept in an airtight container and preferably be used within two months. Here... Read More
Three Factors for Brewing A Perfect Cup of Tea
Correct brewing method is almost as important as tea quality in facilitating the best flavor and health benefits of green tea. Around the 8th century AD, Lu Yu, the author of the Classic of Tea, the first book about green tea, devoted himself in... Read More
Bingdao Ancient Tea Garden
Lincang tea production area is mainly concentrated in Cangyuan, Shuangjiang, Fengqing, Yunxian and other places, among which the world-renowned 10,000 mu of ancient tea community is located in Shuangjiang Mengku big snow mountain, big snow mountain is... Read More