Teas of the World: Chinese Rare and Lesser Known Teas

Rare teas are generally ones that are fairly unknown and available in small quantities, but along with this the term is meant to indicate high quality. A number of these teas come from China, which is no surprise since they remain the top country for tea growing but had also at one time a few …

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Rare Tea or Raw Deal?

The term “rare tea” is being bandied about a lot these days on Twitter and Facebook, and it has been touted by tea vendors for quite a few years. But what are “rare teas” and when you get sucked into buying them, are you getting what some call a “raw deal,” that is, buying something …

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