Famous Black Teas Production Areas in China

Famous Black Teas Production Areas in China

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

If you want to get comprehensive knowledge about Chinese Black Tea, you need to know its production areas at first. Here is a brief introduction about the 14 production areas.

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Producing area of Yunnan black tea (Dianhong)

Producing area of Yunnan black tea (Dianhong)

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

Yunnan black tea, also called Dianhong (滇红), is a Chinese black tea which is used as a relatively high end gourmet black tea and is sometimes used in various tea blends. The word” "diān"(滇) is the short name for Yunnan province while "hóng" (红) means“red” which derives from the black liquid color. The main difference between Dianhong and other Chinese black teas are the amount of fine leaf buds, or “golden tips,” present in the dried tea.

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Shifeng Mountain – the Cradle of Famous Longjing Tea

Shifeng Mountain – the Cradle of Famous Longjing Tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Attracted by a burst of melting, fresh-grassy tea aroma. We can not help but climbing up to the second floor where we are embraced by a kind of fragrance immediately. Finally ,we learnt that this sweet aroma was send out by the 2014 spring tea.

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How To Make The Packing Paper of Pu-Erh Cakes?

How To Make The Packing Paper of Pu-Erh Cakes?

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

It was far back in Song Dynasty that paper was invented by our smart ancestors. With this great invention, Chinese can develop and stand for over five thousands of years. Yet in this advancing modern society, the manual method of papermaking has been replaced by paper industry. Ancient traditions of papermaking are gradually being forgotten by the people.

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Manual Making Method of Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea

Manual Making Method of Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Tai Ping Hou Kui is a well-known Chinese tea, which has long history, mystery legend and unique making method. Tai Ping Hou Kui owns the characteristic brisk and fresh flavor of green tea, as well as good health benefits. Handmade Nonpareil Tai Ping Hou Kui differs from semi-manual Tai Ping Hou Kui. The former one requires tea makers more proficient skills of making, and abundant knowledge of the tea’s character. Purely handmade tea is hard and complicate to make, but has better quality.

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Black Tea Introduction Part 2 – The Making Process

Black Tea Introduction Part 2 – The Making Process

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Black tea, one of the six tea species, is the sort of fully fermented. It is renowned by its red liquid. Basic making procedures of black tea include withering, rolling, fermentation, and drying. Among them, fermentation is the most significant process of making black tea. It defines the quality of the tea. Meanwhile, plenty of healthy substances are produced during fermentation, which are important to the health benefit of black tea. Also fermentation is the reason why people who caring health loves black tea.

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Key Elements for Puerh Tea Quality

Key Elements for Puerh Tea Quality

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

The high quality Puerh should use the Yunan Large-leaf variety. The main traditional Puerh production areas are Xishuangbanna, Pu’er (Simao), Lincang and Baoshan. The tea from different area has different characteristic. And each place also has their own representative places, for example, the representative places in Lingcang are: Fengqing and Mengku.

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Craft of Making Flowering Tea (Blooming Tea)

Craft of Making Flowering Tea (Blooming Tea)

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Using well-selected Fujian Silver Needles and dehydrated flowers as materials, such as Globe Amaranth, Yellow Chrysanthemum, Jasmine, Lilies, Marigold and Carnation etc., the series of flower tea is carefully made with the combination of unique handicraft and modern technology.

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Distribution of Fujian tea

Distribution of Fujian tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Fujian, referred to as “Min”, along the southeast coast of China, with sea to the east, enjoys warm climate, abundant rainfall and without cold winter or hot summer, its geomorphology are mainly mountain and hilly areas, and its soils are mainly yellow and red in color, deep in layers, suitable for tea growing.

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The Enjoyment of Yunnan Tea----The hometown of Chinese black tea and Pu-erh tea

The Enjoyment of Yunnan Tea----The hometown of Chinese black tea and Pu-erh tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

As the hometown of tea, china has a long history of planting tea trees and has a wide distribution of producing tea. According to regional climate, social economic and tea-drinking tradition, tea producing area can be divided into four parts: the South of China, the Southwest of China, the South of the Yangtze, and the North of the Yangtze.

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Zhejiang Tea Area

Zhejiang Tea Area

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

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.

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Chinese Tea Areas

Chinese Tea Areas

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Now tea is being planted in more than 50 countries all around the world.  Tea is also one of the world's top non-alcoholic beverages along with coffee and cocoa.  China is the hometown of tea, ancient people found the tea plant and made Chinese tea which can store for a long time.  Gradually the tea was spread all over the world.  China has a long history of planting and drinking tea and there are many types of teas.

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The Four Main Pu-erh Tea Production Areas of Yunnan China

The Four Main Pu-erh Tea Production Areas of Yunnan China

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

Historically, the Yunnan Province of 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. Yunnan is often considered a mecca for tea in China, and Yunnan teas such as Pu-erh tea which is famous for its weight loss health benefit is becoming  much more famous and well known throughout the world.

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