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[2017.11.07]
New Release of 11 Years Vintage Tea Aged in Malaysia

We have just released 4 types of 11 years aged vintage oolong and black tea. These teas were kept at our own warehouse in Malaysia without oxygen. We bought these tea on the year we established our company. Thanks to the tropical weather in Malaysia, teas were matured pretty well, giving very distinctive flavor and …

[2013.11.14]
Why is Pu-erh Tea Compressed?

Why is Pu-erh teas compressed? A common answer to that question would be to minimise the volume and for effortless transportation of tea. However, there is another reason that is not widely known. No oxygen is an ideal environment for maturing Pu-erh tea I have conducted an experiment of keeping Pu-erh tea for maturation. I …

[2013.05.23]
Distinctive muscat flavor of 4 years Vintage Darjeeling First Flush

We often mentioned that Darjeeling tea becomes fruity if we keep it for maturation. In particular, darjeeling first flush is a semi-fermented tea. Technically it has a lot of similarities with oolong tea, white tea and pu-erh raw tea. If we keep it for a few years in an appropriate environment, maturation will occur and …

[2013.05.03]
The “vintage white tea” booming in Fujian province, China

  Fuding is the famous production base for white tea. In my recent visit, I noticed some unusual circumstances. In the past, the price of white tea has been quite stable. However, it these few years the price has been drastically increased. In March, I visited Fuding. My main purpose was to purchase white tea …

[2013.03.22]
Vacuum packing is not the best way to keep the tea fresh

My customer sometimes asked me whether or not they should vacuum-pack the tea in order to maintain its freshness for many years. The vacuum-pack is definitely better than doing nothing. However, this is not good enough. Why the vacuum packaging is able to maintain the freshness of the tea? There are two functions of vacuum …

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New Release of Wu Jia Zhai Raw Pu-erh Tea 2018 Loose
We have released Wu Jia Zhai Raw Pu-erh Tea. It is a Loose Tea (Mao-cha). This tea was made in 2018 and has been aged for nearly three years. Thanks to the aging, it has developed more distinctive flavour with sweet scent of sugar cane and dried fruits. Sustainable Tea Garden at high altitude of …
New Release of Tong Mu Shui Xian Black Tea
We have released very rare black tea, Tong Mu Shui Xian Black Tea. This tea is from Tong Mu Guan in Wuyishan, Fujian Province, China. The tea garden is located at 1000m above sea level, and the tea garden is totally sustainable, the tea trees are grown without pesticide and fertilizer. Tong Mu Shui Xian …

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