Who would’ve thought that there would be so much to write about that it would take up four articles… just kidding. I am sure someone could write forever about chinese teas, and all teas in general. I hope you have had a chance to read our previous entries about Chinese tea here:
The camella sinensis plant has various strains and is grown in different regions in China. During the processing, some steps may vary depending on the practices of each region. This is the reason why Chinese teas have numerous types, even amounting up to 1,000. Up to this date, there is no standard list on its types, but here are some known Chinese teas:
Pu’er tea. Pu’er tea comes from the Yunnan province in China. It is famous for its rich aroma and texture, which is primarily used in black teas.
Longjing tea. It is also known as Dragon Well tea. This comes from the Zhejiang province. It is a kind of green tea that grows after the cold season in the Fenghuang Mountain.
Tie Guan Yin tea. Also known as Iron Goddess tea, it is grown in the Fu Jian province. It represents the best kinds of oolong teas.
Gua Pien tea. It is grown in the An Hui province of China and is also known as Melon Seed tea. They are hand rolled, loose green tea leaves and produces excellent quality.
With all the different types of Chinese teas, you might have difficulty choosing the one that suits you best. But whatever tea you choose, you’re still lucky because the world’s finest teas are Chinese teas. Overall you can’t go wrong with teas so take a look over at our site at http://theteacupany.com to see if there are any teas that you like. We have a lot of teas from China so just come take a look around!
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