Introduction to Hui Yuan Keng
What is Hui Yuan Keng?Read more
Hike to Ma Tou Yan
Baby Tea Plants at Market
In previous posts Where the Trees Come From and Preparing Tea Tree Clones, we discussed the production of new tea trees. Lets take a look at one way they get into the gardens - the street market.Read more
Introduction to Aged Tea
In Wuyishan, some people say that three-year-old tea is medicine, after ten years a panacea, and aged tea over 20 years is a treasure.Read more
Visit to a Dehua Porcelain Factory
Take a look inside a Dehua porcelain factory. The owner is a family friend, who took us to take a look at how mass produced porcelain is made.
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.
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.
Visit to Niu Lan Keng
Take a short visit to Niu Lan Keng (牛栏坑) the garden famous for it's Rou Gui.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more