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Pagoda Poem: Tea by Poet Yuan Zhen

April 19, 2016 No comments

A famous tea poem by poet Yuan Zhen. Learn why this poem is also called the 'pagoda poem'.

2016 Chinese Green Tea Update

April 19, 2016 No comments

Here's our evaluation of five 2016 Spring green teas with pictures of dry and steeped leaves, and a few notes about their flavor and fragrance.

How to Use a Gaiwan without Burning your Hands

April 18, 2016 No comments

Using a gaiwan can be tricky in the beginning. Watch this video and read our notes to avoid common pitfalls and brew like a tea master.

Gaiwan vs Yixing Guide

April 17, 2016 No comments

Should you get a Yixing teapot or a porcelain gaiwan? Read this before you start shopping.

White Tea Legend: The Lazy Xiao Brother's Shou Mei & Gong Mei Discovery

April 3, 2016 No comments

When asked for an explanation of the name of this tea, some villagers in Fuding told us an interesting story

The Legend of Silver Needle: Story about the Origin of Bai Hao Yin Zhen White Tea

April 2, 2016 2 comments

Here's a story one of the white tea farmers in Fujian told us during our sourcing trip.

6 White Tea Health Benefits Backed By Science

March 29, 2016 No comments

Learn everything you need to know about white tea health benefits in this article.

How to Make Osmanthus Sugar Syrup (糖桂花)

March 22, 2016 No comments

Learn how to make osmanthus sugar (糖桂花) with fresh or dried osmanthus flowers in a few easy steps.

Ceramic & Glazed Tea Cups - Newly Launched!

March 18, 2016 No comments

We're excited to announce that 5 new ceramic tea cups are now added to our teaware collection.

Why your Tea Smells Like Fish and How to Avoid It

March 16, 2016 No comments

If you're unlucky with a fishy pu erh tea or a green tea with a fishy taste, then here's the explanation and the solution.

Chinese Tea Guide

RSS Feed

Pagoda Poem: Tea by Poet Yuan Zhen

April 19, 2016 No comments

A famous tea poem by poet Yuan Zhen. Learn why this poem is also called the 'pagoda poem'.

2016 Chinese Green Tea Update

April 19, 2016 No comments

Here's our evaluation of five 2016 Spring green teas with pictures of dry and steeped leaves, and a few notes about their flavor and fragrance.

How to Use a Gaiwan without Burning your Hands

April 18, 2016 No comments

Using a gaiwan can be tricky in the beginning. Watch this video and read our notes to avoid common pitfalls and brew like a tea master.

Gaiwan vs Yixing Guide

April 17, 2016 No comments

Should you get a Yixing teapot or a porcelain gaiwan? Read this before you start shopping.

White Tea Legend: The Lazy Xiao Brother's Shou Mei & Gong Mei Discovery

April 3, 2016 No comments

When asked for an explanation of the name of this tea, some villagers in Fuding told us an interesting story

The Legend of Silver Needle: Story about the Origin of Bai Hao Yin Zhen White Tea

April 2, 2016 2 comments

Here's a story one of the white tea farmers in Fujian told us during our sourcing trip.

6 White Tea Health Benefits Backed By Science

March 29, 2016 No comments

Learn everything you need to know about white tea health benefits in this article.

How to Make Osmanthus Sugar Syrup (糖桂花)

March 22, 2016 No comments

Learn how to make osmanthus sugar (糖桂花) with fresh or dried osmanthus flowers in a few easy steps.

Ceramic & Glazed Tea Cups - Newly Launched!

March 18, 2016 No comments

We're excited to announce that 5 new ceramic tea cups are now added to our teaware collection.

Why your Tea Smells Like Fish and How to Avoid It

March 16, 2016 No comments

If you're unlucky with a fishy pu erh tea or a green tea with a fishy taste, then here's the explanation and the solution.