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Tea picking (every tea’s first processing step)

Tea picking

Tea picking is the first operation in making any type and variety of tea. The way your leaves were picked, and the attention paid to this process, already have an influence on the quality of your tea. In this post, we describe this important step in more details.

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Purple tea (what exactly is it? How does it taste?)

Purple tea

Purple tea is not one of the six tea types (white, green, yellow, red, wulong, dark). These are the result of different processing methods. Purple tea, on the other hand, is a quality of the tea leaves themselves.  In this post, you will learn more about its causes, and how it influences a tea’s taste.

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Mengding Ganlu: “Mengding Sweet Dew”

Mengding Ganlu

Mengding Ganlu (蒙顶甘露) is a famous green tea variety produced on and around Mengding Mountain in Sichuan Province. It is a pan-roasted green tea. Its name means “Mengding Sweet Dew”. It is considered one of China’s ten most famous teas.

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Tea Storage Guide (rules for all tea types)

Tea Storage Guide

How to store your  tea and keep the fine leaves crisp and fresh? What types of tea are suited for ageing?  Our Tea Storage Guide is here to help you with these questions. Every tea lover will at some point encounter this topic. In the following lines you will find easy rules for all the tea types available in our online shop.

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