The tea party comes from normal life but carries deeper meaning. The design of a tea party should not be the same. It can be traditional or fashionable, and it becomes more pleasing after processing through creativity.
Ancient Chinese has put specific restrictions on choosing tea, water, tea sets, tea ingredient as well as how to brew, serve and drink. Overall, as for ways to drink tea there are four major types throughout the whole tea history with the evolvement of tea-making techniques.
Tea is popular around China, and different cities has different tea traditions. This article is mainly about the traditions of morning tea in GuangZhou.
What is Finger kowtow? Do you know the Don’ts in traditional tea house? Here, TeaVivre would like to lead you into the world of the traditional Chinese tea etiquette.
The history of Chinese tea export is not too long but full of twists and variations. By reading this article you can get a general understanding of Chinese tea export in modern times
This article explains the influence of Taoism to tea culture from ancient times, and delivers a suggestion for modern people about how to brew teas.
A Chinese saying identifies the seven basic daily necessities as fuel, rice, oil, salt, soy sauce, vinegar, and tea. Tea is among the world’s oldest and most revered beverages. It is today’s most popular beverage in the world, next to water. Tea drinking has long been an important aspect of Chinese culture.
Over three hundred years ago, the first wild tea trees were discovered in Taiwan. However these trees which were found in the wild were not grown on an estate or grown specifically for consumption as most teas are nowadays.
Tea as we know it today originated in China. The ancient Chinese discovered the tea plant and its uses, which began as medicinal uses then evolved into recreational use where they began making tea solely for the pleasure of drinking and storing it for consumption.
Gongfu tea (sometimes called Kung fu Tea) is a name given to a traditional Chinese way of making tea, not a type of tea. It is invariably the way used to make the tea if someone talks about a “traditional Chinese tea ceremony” and places as much importance on the quality and type of utensils used and the actual “ceremony” itself, as it does on the quality of the tea itself.
White tea is famous for the fine white “pekoe” hairs that cover its leaves, it's green-gray colored leaf buds and pale yellow-green colored tea with a subtle, sweet flavor. Considered the pinnacle of teas in China, it is mainly produced in the Fuding, Zhenghe, Songxi and Jianyang areas of Fujian province.
Oolong tea, named after its creator, is a Chinese tea with unique and distinctive characteristics, produced mainly in Fujian and Guangdong, as well as Taiwan. The most famous Chinese teas include Tieguanyin, Dahongpao, Phoenix Narcissus, White Crest, Phoenix Bush and Iron Lohan, while the most well know of Taiwanese Oolong's include Dongding, Wenshan Pouchong and Oriental Beauty.