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Detailed 21 Step Gongfu Tea Ceremony

August 14, 2017 No comments

Previously we've introduced a full guide on the traditional Gongfu tea ceremony discussing the meaning and brewing tools required. In this post, we introduce a detailed 21 step gongfu tea ceremony.

When To Drink Green Tea?

August 6, 2017 No comments

Should you drink green tea before or after meals? In the morning or during the evenings? And before or after exercise? Find it!

What Is Grandpa Style Tea? Meaning & Brewing Method Explained

July 19, 2017 No comments

You might think that Chinese people all brew tea the ceremonial way. In such a setting, careful steps are performed to make the perfect cup of tea. That’s far from the truth. In fact, most people brew in a very casual manner, which is known in the West as ‘grandpa style tea’.

Don't Drink Real Tea, Or You May Never Want Anything Else

July 19, 2017 No comments

So true!

Tie Guan Yin vs Green Tea: What's The Difference

July 7, 2017 No comments

Recently we received an email from a tea lover wondering why Tie Guan Yin is an oolong tea. Why isn't it a green tea? What's the difference?

Mei Zhan Oolong Tea Review: A Wuyi Rock Tea

June 19, 2017 No comments

Mei Zhan is a tea cultivar from Wuyishan that produces a bold and rich oolong tea. Recently we've received a request from a tea lover to source this tea for him. And as curious as we're we made sure to get some more to try it out ourselves.

A Tea Poem by Su Shi (Su Dongpo): Simmering Tea with Fresh River Water

June 11, 2017 No comments

Su Shi (1037-1101), also know as Su Tungpo, was a Chinese writer, poet, painter, calligrapher and statesman of the Song. As a tea enthusiast, he showed his love for tea in many of his works. In this post, we introduce you one of his tea poems today. We hope you enjoy it!

These 4 Main Tea Growing Regions In China Are Ideal For Producing Chinese Tea

June 8, 2017 No comments

China tea farms are located in 4 main production regions. Each area has an unique climate which gives it an advantage in producing certain types of teas.

Koi Carbs & Gold Fishes In Chinese Culture: 7 Ways Fishes Appear as a Lucky Symbol

May 23, 2017 2 comments

Among the Chinese charms, the koi fishes and gold fishes are among the most often used Chinese lucky symbols. Let’s take a look of 7 ways fishes appear in Chinese culture.

The 2007 Pu erh Tea Market Crash: The Boom And Bust Revisited

May 16, 2017 2 comments

For China’s Pu erh tea market, the Spring of 2007 was more like a cold hard winter with unexpected blizzards. After an acute rise, Pu erh price dropped shockingly fast. It's now 10 years later. Let's take a look back at this turbulent period of time.

New 2017 Dayi Small Pu Erh Tea Cakes: 7542 & 7572 Recipes

May 14, 2017 No comments

The old ones are sold out, but luckily we've some new ones lined up!

Buy Tea With Bitcoin!

May 7, 2017 No comments

Teasenz now accepts payment by Bitcoin, in addition to our existing PayPal and Credit Card payment options. If you’re new to Bitcoin, we’ve prepared some information about what Bitcoin is and how you can start purchasing our tea using Bitcoin. At last, in the last paragraph we explain our decision to accept Bitcoin.

What is Sticky Rice Pu Erh Tea (Nuo Mi Xiang Cha)

May 4, 2017 1 comment

One particularly popular pu erh is the ‘sticky rice pu erh tea’ also known as ‘nuo mi xiang cha’. As the name already reveals it indeed has the flavour of sticky rice.

2017 Chinese Green Teas

April 28, 2017 No comments

After the launch of our two longjing tea, more green teas are following. See below some pics of other green teas that have arrived recently!

Yancha Comparison: Qilan versus Rougui Rock Tea

April 24, 2017 No comments

Today we’re tasting a Qilan and Rougui rock tea from Wuyishan, which are part of our Rock Tea Sampler. Read about our discoveries in this post!

A Song Dynasty Poem About Liu Bao Tea by Yang Guanqing

April 20, 2017 No comments

Read this wonderful Song dynasty poem about Liu Bao tea written by Yang Guanqing.

It's Here: 2017 Early Spring Longjing Tea

April 18, 2017 No comments

We proudly announce that the long awaited 2017 longjing has finally arrived! If you've been fan of our premium longjing. We've got some good news: it's even better than the previous years.

Tea Competition: Wuyishan's Annual King of Tea Tournament

April 16, 2017 No comments

A collection of pictures taken from the annual Wuyishan tea competition.

Liu Bao Tea Production: How Liu Bao Cha is Processed

April 12, 2017 No comments

See this infographic that includes a step by step illustration of how Liu Bao tea is made.

Liu Bao Tea Brewing: How To Make Liu Bao Cha?

April 12, 2017 No comments

Yixing teapots are ideal to make this delicious dark tea from Guangxi. Learn how to prepare Liu Bao tea with this easy step by step guide with photo instructions.

Chinese Tea Guide

RSS Feed

Detailed 21 Step Gongfu Tea Ceremony

August 14, 2017 No comments

Previously we've introduced a full guide on the traditional Gongfu tea ceremony discussing the meaning and brewing tools required. In this post, we introduce a detailed 21 step gongfu tea ceremony.

When To Drink Green Tea?

August 6, 2017 No comments

Should you drink green tea before or after meals? In the morning or during the evenings? And before or after exercise? Find it!

What Is Grandpa Style Tea? Meaning & Brewing Method Explained

July 19, 2017 No comments

You might think that Chinese people all brew tea the ceremonial way. In such a setting, careful steps are performed to make the perfect cup of tea. That’s far from the truth. In fact, most people brew in a very casual manner, which is known in the West as ‘grandpa style tea’.

Don't Drink Real Tea, Or You May Never Want Anything Else

July 19, 2017 No comments

So true!

Tie Guan Yin vs Green Tea: What's The Difference

July 7, 2017 No comments

Recently we received an email from a tea lover wondering why Tie Guan Yin is an oolong tea. Why isn't it a green tea? What's the difference?

Mei Zhan Oolong Tea Review: A Wuyi Rock Tea

June 19, 2017 No comments

Mei Zhan is a tea cultivar from Wuyishan that produces a bold and rich oolong tea. Recently we've received a request from a tea lover to source this tea for him. And as curious as we're we made sure to get some more to try it out ourselves.

A Tea Poem by Su Shi (Su Dongpo): Simmering Tea with Fresh River Water

June 11, 2017 No comments

Su Shi (1037-1101), also know as Su Tungpo, was a Chinese writer, poet, painter, calligrapher and statesman of the Song. As a tea enthusiast, he showed his love for tea in many of his works. In this post, we introduce you one of his tea poems today. We hope you enjoy it!

These 4 Main Tea Growing Regions In China Are Ideal For Producing Chinese Tea

June 8, 2017 No comments

China tea farms are located in 4 main production regions. Each area has an unique climate which gives it an advantage in producing certain types of teas.

Koi Carbs & Gold Fishes In Chinese Culture: 7 Ways Fishes Appear as a Lucky Symbol

May 23, 2017 2 comments

Among the Chinese charms, the koi fishes and gold fishes are among the most often used Chinese lucky symbols. Let’s take a look of 7 ways fishes appear in Chinese culture.

The 2007 Pu erh Tea Market Crash: The Boom And Bust Revisited

May 16, 2017 2 comments

For China’s Pu erh tea market, the Spring of 2007 was more like a cold hard winter with unexpected blizzards. After an acute rise, Pu erh price dropped shockingly fast. It's now 10 years later. Let's take a look back at this turbulent period of time.

New 2017 Dayi Small Pu Erh Tea Cakes: 7542 & 7572 Recipes

May 14, 2017 No comments

The old ones are sold out, but luckily we've some new ones lined up!

Buy Tea With Bitcoin!

May 7, 2017 No comments

Teasenz now accepts payment by Bitcoin, in addition to our existing PayPal and Credit Card payment options. If you’re new to Bitcoin, we’ve prepared some information about what Bitcoin is and how you can start purchasing our tea using Bitcoin. At last, in the last paragraph we explain our decision to accept Bitcoin.

What is Sticky Rice Pu Erh Tea (Nuo Mi Xiang Cha)

May 4, 2017 1 comment

One particularly popular pu erh is the ‘sticky rice pu erh tea’ also known as ‘nuo mi xiang cha’. As the name already reveals it indeed has the flavour of sticky rice.

2017 Chinese Green Teas

April 28, 2017 No comments

After the launch of our two longjing tea, more green teas are following. See below some pics of other green teas that have arrived recently!

Yancha Comparison: Qilan versus Rougui Rock Tea

April 24, 2017 No comments

Today we’re tasting a Qilan and Rougui rock tea from Wuyishan, which are part of our Rock Tea Sampler. Read about our discoveries in this post!

A Song Dynasty Poem About Liu Bao Tea by Yang Guanqing

April 20, 2017 No comments

Read this wonderful Song dynasty poem about Liu Bao tea written by Yang Guanqing.

It's Here: 2017 Early Spring Longjing Tea

April 18, 2017 No comments

We proudly announce that the long awaited 2017 longjing has finally arrived! If you've been fan of our premium longjing. We've got some good news: it's even better than the previous years.

Tea Competition: Wuyishan's Annual King of Tea Tournament

April 16, 2017 No comments

A collection of pictures taken from the annual Wuyishan tea competition.

Liu Bao Tea Production: How Liu Bao Cha is Processed

April 12, 2017 No comments

See this infographic that includes a step by step illustration of how Liu Bao tea is made.

Liu Bao Tea Brewing: How To Make Liu Bao Cha?

April 12, 2017 No comments

Yixing teapots are ideal to make this delicious dark tea from Guangxi. Learn how to prepare Liu Bao tea with this easy step by step guide with photo instructions.