Review of Golden Heaven Yunnan by The English Tea Store

Name: Golden Heaven Yunnan Brand: English Tea Store Type: Black tea Form: Loose leaf Review: Yunnan golds are always a surprise. Some are earthy, some spicy, some sweet. I've tasted some that taste purely of honey, while others are deeply complex. This Golden Yunnan offers a blend of earthy flavor along with a strong jolt …

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The Teas of Yunnan

As noted in this recent article on The Teas Of Fujian (one of China’s many provinces), all the tea in China covers quite a bit of territory, especially given that China is the number one tea-producing country in the world. And while it might not be sporting to play favorites, it wouldn’t be too farfetched …

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The Mysterious World of Aged Pu-erh

Pu-erh tea is a mystery to most of us tea drinkers here in the Western hemisphere. The world of those who drink pu-erh tea seems shrouded in myth and wild tales. When I first heard of it, I asked “Pu-what?” Fortunately, this mystery is the real myth; information on this tea abounds. First of all, …

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Tea Trivia

By William I. Lengeman III For your consideration, a few miscellaneous bits from the tea trivia file. Fire up a cup of tea and enjoy. Chifir It’s probably a safe bet that the inhabitants of Russian prisons are made of stronger stuff than most of us. If you doubt it, consider that one of the …

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