Bao Jia Cun Organic Tea Garden is located in Lin’an County, Hang Zhou City, Zhe Jiang Province, China. Surrounded by Kwun Tong reservoir (官塘水库), the Baojia Organic Tea Garden (covers more than 300mu area) passed the strict organic certification of USDA, EU, JAS.
Longjing Tea, also known as West Lake Longjing, is a China Famous Tea – in fact, unquestionably, the most famous one – grown originally in the Longjing mountain area of Hangzhou, southwest of the West Lake. Longjing teas can be classified into West Lake Longjing Tea, Qiantang Longjing tea, Yuezhou Longjing tea, according to their producing areas. Among them, West Lake longing tea has attracted most attention of people worldwide, regarded as the Rolls Royce of the Long Jing varieties. Historically, Westlake Longjing producing area was divided into four sub-regions: 狮 (Lion Peak Mountain), 龙 (Longjing village), 云 (Yunqi), 虎 (Tiger Spring), 梅 (Meijiawu). However, the teas which are picked before the Qing Ming Festival, which called as Pre-ming Longjing, because of its limited output, it is the most precious kind among all.
Mingqian tea refers in peculiar to teas harvested before Qingming festival in Jiangnan region of China. Mingqian tea are famous for its high-quality, beautiful green tea leaves and tender buds less affected with pests.
Starting from ancient times, the Chinese agriculture is traditionally guided by the solar terms. So is the tea industry. Based on the solar terms, we can divide spring teas into three types: She Qian, Ming Qian and Yu Qian.