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European logistics is currently being affected by virus pandemic. Tea lovers from Europe please hold your desire to order Taiwanese teas until further notice. May the tea be with us stay safe.

How We Recommend Brewing Our Teas!

It has come to our attention that some of our very delicious Taiwanese teas received a little bit of misunderstanding sometimes because we did not offer our own way of "knowing a new tea," so we felt it is necessary to write something about this matter. Whether you are new...

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A Short Journey to Witness the Processing of Oriental Beauty

Oriental Beauty has always occupied a very unique position in the diverse and long-spanning history of tea. Although it is a type of oolong, it does not present any of the normal flavors we have learned to expect. It has a character similar to black tea, but also carries a stronger, almost umami-like flavor which furthers...

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Tall Tree Oolong Tea Processing - Part III

Since the previous steps are all about controlling the loss of water from the tea leaves, The next step - "waving" (浪菁) is about "retaining water".  Waving also serves another important function for the tea leaves, which we will discuss briefly after we illustrate how "waving" is done.    Different from the...

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