Tea Name Lists

There may be some confusing to tea beginners about the names of various teas. Sometimes a tea maybe have different names on different websites. For example, Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong Tea is also being called Tie Guan Yin or Ti Kuan Yin.

Chinese Tea History Part Ⅱ – Black Tea History

China is the birthplace of black tea, which in China is called, perhaps more appropriately, hong cha – red tea – after its the red colored tea it usually produces. It's history in China can be traced back to the late Ming Dynasty, around the year 1590, when the first black tea – Lapsang Souchong – was produced in the area around Wuyi Mountain in Fujian province.