In Chengdu, tea culture has developed into the Sichuan-featured Tea House Culture. There is a saying about Sichuan tea house: you could see more tea houses than sunny days. Why the tea houses in Chengdu can catch so much eyesight? It is because its abundant functions: for relaxing, meetings, recreation, as well as being the court of civilians.
In fresh April in Hangzhou, follow the tea fragrant, choose a right farmyard teahouse, have an cup of authentic West Lake Dragon Well Tea but not to mind a palatable peasant family’s meal, and enjoy a real ceremony of tea art, is no doubt the fashionable relax in the season, as well as a freshest travel means today.
Tie Guan Yin Tea is one of the best kinds of Oolong tea, not to mention the organic Tie Guan Yin with superior quality. To produce high quality organic Tie Guan Yin, a strict standard of the tea tree specie, the organic tea garden and the tea farmers is required. Highly qualified tie guan yin Tie Guan Yin has mellow taste and elegant orchid aroma, as well as good benefits for our health.
On 9 Mar, Teavivre went to the Pujiang garden. There, we got many useful information and now we'd like to share it with anyone who is interested in the knowleage of the tea.
Wuyi Rock Tea is a general term for the category of Wuyi Oolong tea produced in the north of Fujian province. It belongs to the kind of semi-fermented tea. It is well known for the unique “charm of rock”, a rock aroma which makes you enjoy a rich and mellow taste along with an endless sweet aftertaste. It combines the delicate fragrance of green tea with the mellow taste of black tea. It is regarded as the best category in Oolong tea and it is a representative of China’s top teas.
Fujian tea-growing area locates in southern part of China, the best area suitable for tea growing, Fujian is a big tea production province enjoying a long history, thanks to advantaged natural conditions, good tea quality and wide varieties, among six main tea categories, except dark tea and yellow tea, it produces all other categories: oolong tea, white tea, black tea and green tea.
China is the hometown of the tea, it has not only a long history of the tea, but also there are a large square of the planting area, which is widely. Depending on the effect of district climate, social economic, tea culture ect, china can be classified into four area – south of china, northwest, regions south and north of the Yangtze River.
Zhejiang is also called “Zhe(浙)” for short which is located in the East of China. With Shanghai and Jangsu in its North, Anhui and Jiangxi in its West, Fujian and Zhejiang in its South. Zhejiang Province, on the whole, a mountainous province, mountains and hills accounting for 70% of the total area of Zhejiang, and generally higher elevations west and south.
China has widely distributed tea production areas which cover about 11,000 Km2. It is divided into four tea production areas all around the country: Southwest tea area, South tea area, Jiangnan tea area, Jiangbei tea area.
Yunnan Province in China has a rich past with tea, being the place where Pu-erh was first discovered and produced, as well as being famous for its deep and melodious Yunnan black teas. Because of the ideal growing conditions for tea in the Yunnan Province, teas have been produced and grown there for hundreds of years.
TeaVivre's always try to personally visit and sample potential suppliers before we sell their tea.
In March of 2011 we went on a trip to Fuding in Fujian province, to visit the organic tea gardens from where we source our Silver Needle, Bai Mudan and Bailin Gongfu teas.