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Ultimate Guide To Gifts For A Tea-Lover

In this guide, we will cover everything from teapots and kettles to tea cups and saucers. We'll also give you some ideas for delicious tea blends that any tea lover would enjoy! So whether you're looking for a gift for your mom, your best friend, or your significant other, read on for the best ideas out there!
October 25, 2022

Liu Bao Tea Taste: The 7 Aromas of Liu Bao Cha

In this post, we'll discuss the 7 kinds of flavours, which you might come across while enjoying Liu Bao Tea.

June 15, 2022

Liu Bao Tea vs Pu-erh Tea

While pu erh tea and liu bao tea are both Hei Cha (dark tea), they do differ in many different ways. Below we discuss the difference in terms of origin, raw material, production and appearance.
June 11, 2022

Liu Bao Tea Production: How Liu Bao Cha is Processed

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

May 24, 2022

A Song Dynasty Poem About Liu Bao Tea by Yang Guanqing

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

May 24, 2022

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

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.

May 24, 2022

Is Oolong Tea Black Tea or Green Tea?

Oolong tea is not a black tea. Learn about the difference in processing, appearance and taste.

May 21, 2022

History of Black Tea: Where Did Black Tea Originate From?

In the early days of tea, tea production was as simple as simply picking and drying and/or roasting the leaves. But during the Ming Dynasty people noticed that tea leaves can actually be allowed to wither and oxidise. These allowed the leaves to develop more flavour and black tea was discovered.

May 15, 2022

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

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!

May 14, 2022

The Legend of Da Hong Pao Tea

The story of one of China's most famous oolong tea: Da Hong Pao.

May 11, 2022

Chinese Tea Eggs: An Easy Recipe

An easy to make Chinese tea egg recipe. Guide to ingredients, directions for cooking and serving tips.

May 10, 2022

The Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony Guide

Learn how Chinese tea is part of a traditional wedding ceremony in China.

May 10, 2022

Wu Yi Tea Classification, Benefits, Taste & Caffeine

Discover oolong tea from the its source: Wuyishan. Learn about wu yi rock tea and why the natural environment matters.

May 8, 2022

Wuyishan: 3 Strange Things About Wuyi Rock Tea

While exploring the Wuyishan region this year one of our cooperating farmers told us about the '10 strange things' of Wuyishan (武夷山十大怪). It's a pretty amusing list and as expected the top 3 are about tea. Read the translations of the top 3 below:
May 7, 2022

White Tea vs Green Tea: Everything You Need To Know

How does white tea compare to green tea? Learn about the differences in production process, pricing, caffeine content, health benefits, weight loss and more.

May 7, 2022

True Benefits of Blooming Tea Explained

What is blooming tea? Learn how it's different relative to other teas; and what the health benefits are.

May 6, 2022

Complete Tea Names List

The most comprehensive list of tea names on the web. Each tea is listed with Western and Chinese names.

May 5, 2022

How To Steep Blooming Tea & Enjoy It To The Fullest

Blooming teas hand-knitted tea balls that unfurl like a beautiful flower when they're steeped. In this article we'll discuss the tea tools you need, and what brewing parameters to use!

May 4, 2022

Wuyishan Tea Growing Region & 10 Ways It's Unique

Wuyishan, also known as Wuyi Mountain, is a famous tea growing region in China. Learn what makes this region unique!

May 3, 2022

Chrysanthemum Tea During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Learn everything you need to know regarding drinking Chrysanthemum tea during pregnancy.

May 2, 2022