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Beyond Victoria's Sourcing Trips
Dedicated entirely to authentic and high-quality tea, Victoria travels far and wide on annual tea sourcing trips to China’s historical tea mountains and regions. In this post, Victoria eagerly shares her sourcing philosophy and discoveries in a personal interview with a fellow tea enthusiast.
Blogs and Education
The Right Way to Brew a Great Cup of Shu Puerh Tea
In the previous blog, we discussed the criteria used in discerning Shu puerh tea quality and taste. While sheng puerh tea in general creates a stronger sensation, shu puerh tea
The Five Criteria for Discerning Shu Pu-erh Tea Quality and Taste
Shu puerh is a fermented tea, which is accomplished through human intervention. While sheng puerh fermentation is achieved naturally and slowly during aging and storage, shu puerh is fermented quickly for expedited consumption....
The Tao of Tea: Part Two
So what is the essential tea variables in preparing gongfu tea? Perhaps the four most important things to keep in mind are water quality, temperature control, leaf to water ratio, and the last but not least, teaware matters.