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Why "Fake" Sichuan Tea is a Real Good Deal

Sichuan is a world unto itself. The Sichuan Basin, surrounded by high mountains and famously covered in mist, has been fertile, warm, and moist eno...
Puer Tea Introduction 1979 - Zhuang Wanfang Selection

Puer Tea Introduction 1979 - Zhuang Wanfang Selection

  Intro: The following is translated from Zhuang Wanfang's 1979 "Famous Teas of China." We have uploaded the original text here. The Puer section c...
Microwave Fixation - The Future of Green Tea?

Microwave Fixation - The Future of Green Tea?

“Where do I kill-green? Well, I just use the microwave in my apartment.  That gets the job done just fine. Two minutes in there provides a perfect ...

Tea starts here, in the fields, with the pickers, the farmers, the producers

We are committed to knowing as much as we can about each of the farms we work with.  We visit every farm, spend time with the producers, talk with the pickers, ask about farming techniques and local histories.