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.
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.
Take a short visit to Niu Lan Keng (牛栏坑) the garden famous for it's Rou Gui.Read more
Take a look inside a tea packaging store in Wuyishan. This store has a variety of generic tea packages and gift boxes for sale.Read more
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.Read more
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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