GABA tea is processed differently than other tea types. It undergoes a unique oxygen-free fermentation process after which the tea leaves stock up on GABA, hence it got the name.
There is a common saying “drink Spring tea for liquor texture and drink Autumn tea for fragrance”. This means that spring tea gives a very delicate and tender taste while autumn tea gives a better flavor.
Our Nonpareil Taiwan DaYuLing High Mountain Cha Wang Oolong Tea was awarded a Silver Medal in the Green Oolong category at the Global Tea Championship held in September 2017.
The Golden Leaf Awards is the premier tea awards event in Australia held at the end of March 2017 and we we’re so proud that our Superfine Taiwan Ali Shan Oolong Tea has eventually won the GOLD MEDAL in the catalog of Light Oolong. Learn more>>>
Dongding Oolong Tea belongs to the low-fermented or moderate-fermented tea. Commonly known as Dongding tea, it is a kind of Taiwanese Baozhong Tea and enjoys a high popularity in Taiwan.
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.
Oriental Beauty is considered a half-fermented tea, however the fermentation of Oriental Beauty tea leaves is higher than most other Oolong teas and can be fermented from anywhere between 65-85%.
Taiwan tea originated from Fujian, China. In the early 1800's a Fujian tea merchant took some seeds to Taiwan to see how well the plants would grow there. It proved to be very successful. Until now Taiwan tea has a history of more than 200 years.
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.