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  • 龍井 (Longjing/ Dragonwell)

    龍井 (Longjing/ Dragonwell)

    Known as the "Queen of Green Tea",
    Longjing has a particular sophisticated taste.
    Start from the Tang Dynasty, there has been 1500-year history of Longjing.
    It is a seasonal product that the best Longjing were always plucked before Qingming Festival(i.e. usually the first week of April).


    There are 4 indicators for premium Longjing: Jade in colour, Brisk aroma, Mellow favour with bird tongue-liked shape.


    To enjoy its freshness, it is suggested that not to store a large amount at home.
    Purchase should be made based on consumption.

  • Baihao Yinzhen (White Hair Silver Needle) Gold

    Baihao Yinzhen (White Hair Silver Needle) Gold

    Amongst white teas, this is the most expensive variety and the most prized, as only top buds (leaf shoots) are used to produce the tea. Genuine Silver Needles are made from cultivars of the Da Bai (Large White) tea tree family.

    Place of origin: Fujian Province
    Harvest Period: 2014

  • shou mei (longevity Eyebrows) Gold

    shou mei (longevity Eyebrows) Gold

    It seems only natural that white tea is made in Southern China, a place known for its extraordinary food culture. The heat and richness of an indulgent meal finds an ideal mate in cooling and refreshing white tea. In restaurants throughout the Southern provinces you’ll find pots of Shou Mei are close at hand.

    Origin: Fujian Province
    Harvest Period: 2013

  • Ripe Pu-erh tea (Loose Leave)

    Ripe Pu-erh tea (Loose Leave)

    As with many varities of teas and coffees, Pu-erh is named after the region where it was first harvested. There is a small town in the Yunnan province called Pu-erh, and trade in this type of tea was very heavy there.

    Origin: Yunnan province
    Pu-erh Type: Ripe
    Harvest Period: 2001

  • Ti Kuan Yin (Iron Goddess) 006 Bronze

    Ti Kuan Yin (Iron Goddess) 006 Bronze

    This is probably the most famous of all Chinese Oolong teas. The name Tie Guan Yin (Mandarin) means "Iron Goddess of Mercy" and the tea is as magnificent as its name implies. There are many legends surrounding the origin of its name and one of it tells the story of a kind-hearted but poor farmer named Wei Yin. Despite working hard every day to make a living, Wei Yin would spend his free time tending an abandoned Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) temple he found near his place.

    Origin: An Xi, Fujian Province
    Harvest Period: 2014

  • Ti Kuan Yin (Iron Goddess) 033 Silver

    Ti Kuan Yin (Iron Goddess) 033 Silver

    This is probably the most famous of all Chinese Oolong teas. The name Tie Guan Yin (Mandarin) means "Iron Goddess of Mercy" and the tea is as magnificent as its name implies. There are many legends surrounding the origin of its name and one of it tells the story of a kind-hearted but poor farmer named Wei Yin. Despite working hard every day to make a living, Wei Yin would spend his free time tending an abandoned Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) temple he found near his place.

    Origin: An Xi, Fujian Province
    Harvest Period: 2014

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Place of origin – Distribution of Chinese Tea Areas July 16, 2014

1、Located in Southwestern part of China, Southwest Tea Area, including Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan and the southeast of Tibet, is one of the oldest tea planting areas in China with rich resources of multiple tea tree varieties, offering black tea, green tea, tuocha, brick tea and Pu’er tea, and also one of Chinese major planting bases for developing big-leaf broken black tea. As the central place of origin for tea trees, Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau has complicated topography, and...

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