Author: Mengjiao and Phil

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Preparing Tea Tree Clones

First new growth from a mother tree is collected. The raw cuttings are then trimmed to contain one healthy leaf, at least one dormant bud, and a small piece of stem that will grow the roots.

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Visit to Dehua Dragon Kiln

Explore the dragon kiln in Dehua, China. The kiln rises up a gentle slope and it fired twice a month. A factory at the base of the kiln slip casts teapots to fill the bulk of each firing, while local artists fire selected wares.

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Visit to Niu Lan Keng

Take a short visit to Niu Lan Keng (牛栏坑) the garden famous for it's Rou Gui.

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Visit to a Tea Packaging Store

Take a look inside a tea packaging store in Wuyishan. This store has a variety of generic tea packages and gift boxes for sale.

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Roasting Tea - Turning a Basket

We open the door and walk into the roasting room at the tea factory. The air is hot and the smell of tea strong. The roast is progressing nicely.

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5 Ways Tea Shops Bend the Truth

There are a lot of tea stores out there and a lot of different prices, pictures, and conflicting descriptions for the same products. Whats a tea buyer to do?

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Guide to Chinese Tea Packaging

Chinese tea comes in 5-8g packages for easy consumption and storage. Learn more about why you should order tea packaged this way. Read more
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