Category Archive: Oolong Tea

Nov 29

Where Does Tea Come From?

Where Does Tea Come From? Tea Growing Regions Of The World If you found this article, you likely are looking for an answer to the question: where does tea come from? Unfortunately, the distribution and marketing system does not draw attention to the region in which most tea is grown. Even the names for teas, …

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Nov 06

Jasmine Tea Benefits

Jasmine Tea Benefits – Health Effects Unique to Jasmine Tea Jasmine tea is tea that has been scented with jasmine blossoms. Originating in China and still popular there, jasmine tea is one of the most popular styles of flavor tea worldwide. How jasmine tea is made: The base tea used is typically a green tea, …

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Oct 30

Chinese Oolong Teas Similar To But Cheaper Than Tie Guan Yin (Iron Goddess of Mercy)

I am both a drinker of high-quality loose-leaf tea, and a bargain hunter, and I am particularly fond of Chinese oolong teas. If you are at all like me, you have likely encountered Tie Guan Yin oolong, also called “Iron Goddess of Mercy”, but you are likely frustrated at the high price of good quality …

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Oct 29

Teas of the World

Tea comes from one plant, Camellia sinensis, which is grown in a number of different locations around the world. Learning about and sampling the different teas of the world is an exciting process which is not only fun for its own sake, but can help you to become more knowledgeable about tea, and to locate …

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Oct 27

Pouchong Tea (Bao Zhong Tea) – A Very Green Oolong

Pouchong tea is a very green variety of Chinese oolong tea. Pouchong is spelled bao zhong or baozhong in the newer Pinyin romanization system, but in the world of tea, the older spelling, “pouchong”, stuck. However, the term “bao zhong” is worth knowing as it tends to be used by some tea connoisseurs, as well …

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Sep 15

Varieties of Chinese Tea From Fujian Province

Fujian province is one of the key Chinese provinces in tea production. Located on the southeastern coast of China, the subtropical climate and hilly topography make Fujian ideal for tea production. Varieties of Oolong Tea from Fujian: Fujian has two areas famous for producing oolong tea: the Wuyi mountains, in the north of the province, …

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