Fujian

[2017.09.26]
New Release of Black Tie Guan Yin

We have released Black Tie Guan Yin. It is produced in Anxi, Fujian province, China. Long and multiple baking process The Black Tie Guan Yin was made from traditional Tie Guan Yin. The uniqueness is tea was deeply-baked until its color turns black. However, the baking method was not that simple. Tea has undergone a …

[2017.08.20]
New Release of Anxi Rou Gui Oolong

We released Anxi Rou Gui Oolong Tea. This tea is heavily fired by skilled tea master. It gives a rich flavor with bold and mellow drinking sensation. Rou Gui as quite rare cultivar in Anxi Anxi Rou Gui is produced in Anxi County, Quanzhou, Fujian, China ( 中国福建省泉州市安渓県). Many Chinese tea lovers may associate the …

[2016.09.15]
Finding local delicacy while sourcing tea in Fuzhou

I have been visiting Fuzhou, Fujian province of China every year for sourcing Jasmine tea. For me, besides meeting with our tea manufacturers, finding the local delicacy are another important objective that I always looking forward. Fuzhou Cuisine In my personal view, the Fuzhou food consists of four main categories. Generally, Fuzhou is a more …

[2014.04.08]
The Mystery Tea Bought in China Often Taste Different at Home

There is a difference between the tea brought back from China and when it was tasted back there. There are many people who had bought teas from China during their trip, often mentioned that the quality of tea they brought back is not the same as the ones they’ve tried while in China. They also …

[2013.06.19]
The Quest for Sweet Bai Mu Dan (白茶)

We have released Bai Mu Dan. The best Bai Mu Dan is plucked in March. I personally went to Fuding around 20th of March to select the tea right on the spot. In Fuding, the first flush buds are used for Silver Needle and the remaining two leaves are usually used for producing Bai Mu …

[2013.06.04]
Silver Needle Mao-Cha, the very rare tea to find

We just released Silver Needle 2013. Although, we do still have some the 2012 stock, I have decided to store them for another few year for further maturation allowing the aged Silver Needle to produce a flavour like Muscat. This year, I purchased a batch of Silver Needle that was harvested around 20th of March; …

[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 …

[2013.03.31]
Finding good green tea to produce quality jasmine pearl

Jasmine tea is one of the very important teas in our lineup. Many people may think that Jasmine flower plays an important role in Jasmine tea. Nevertheless, the most important element in Jasmine tea is the base green tea. I have visited Fujian province to search for the ideal green tea In this early spring, …

[2013.03.30]
The secret of making quality white tea

I have spent two days in the white tea factory located in Fuding city of Fujian province in China. The difference between white tea and green tea The main difference of white tea from green tea is that green tea will undergo either pan-frying process or steam-heating process in order to inactivate the enzyme. As for …

[2013.03.29]
Visiting tea garden in Fuding city of Fujian province in China

  I am now in Fuding city of Fujian province in China to buy some white teas and base green tea for making Jasmine pearl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuding   The home town of Fuding Da Bai Hao Fuding city is the hometown of the very famous cultivar, called Fuding Da Bai Hao (福鼎大白毫). The bud of Fuding …

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Ming Feng Shan Raw Pu-erh Tea 2019 is now available
Ming Feng Shan Raw Pu-erh Tea 2019 鳴鳳山古樹生茶 2019 is available now in our store both in Japan and Malaysia. The Ming Feng Shan is the name of the mountain located in the west of Lincang. In Ming Feng Shan, we particularly selected the feral garden (2100m) that is left in the wild for a …
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