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First Anhua Trip

First Anhua Trip

First Anhua Trip   Anhua is definitively one of the most exciting places in China we have visited. These last few days I have experienced a kind of...
Listen to the Tea Soup Podcast!

Listen to the Tea Soup Podcast!

After living in China since 2016 and sourcing Chinese teas for the past decade, this is our love letter to the industry, what we can give back to e...
Jingdezhen 2022

Jingdezhen 2022

Jingdezhen, a small city in Guangxi province in mainland China, has been a major producer of Chinese porcelain for the past thousand years.  To this day, young artists and learned ceramicists flock to this city to study, experiment, learn, and sell their works.  However, when we visited in Summer of 2022, many locals we met and talked with had a very different opinion about this history of fame and its modern manifestations.

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.