For centuries, all the way to present day, tea has often been used by millions around the world as a daily health beverage. However, research from the last 20 years show that the healthy effects of tea on the body may go much deeper than […]
Tag: chinese green tea
Based on the looks and the name of this tea one could imagine that the farmer who created it must love his daughter really much. Watch this video
When you want to know how authentic Maofeng tea looks like then you should watch the video below. Never used a Gaiwan before to steep green tea? Then this video will teach you how to! Enjoy! This is Teasenz’ first video and we would love […]
Longjing tea and cheese? Always difficult and I don’t think there are many tea lovers in China who dare to try to pair them. When you go to a tea house in China they might serve some side dishes such as nuts or dried fruits, […]
What is first flush tea?
When it comes to green tea, the quality of the spring batch is usually the best. Especially when picked early spring. A few reasons why:
- Fertile soil: without harvesting for months, the soil is the most fertile
- Low weather temperature: green tea buds are allowed to grow slowly resulting concentrated flavors
- Cool temperatures means less insects and therefore no need for pesticides use
First Flush Tea Arrival Schedule
Compared to 2013 the tea season has started later due to weather conditions in China. Good news though, our spring teas are slowly arriving!
1. First Flush Long Jing
Probably the most famous green tea in China and internationally. Enjoy this imperial quality green tea consisting of one bud and one/two leaves.
2. Ming Qian Huang Shan Mao Feng
Straight from our farmer in Huang Shan. One of China’s most popular high-end teas.
Expected: Mid April 2014
3. Anji Bai
Known by many as a white tea due to its name. However, Anji white is made using the Chinese green tea processing method and therefore should be classified as a green tea.
Expected: End April 2014
Quality green tea straight from one of our favorite tea suppliers in Xin Yang town. There is nothing better than this Xin Yang from a family that has been producing this Mao Jian for generations.
Expected: End of April 2014
Besides the above teas there will be more teas coming in. They are left out of this list because we aren’t able to give an exact date yet. Thanks for reading 😉
Dragon Well tea is unquestionably the most famous green tea in China and commonly known worldwide. Some high quality Dragon Well teas are even more expensive than gold. If we use a wrong way to brew it, don’t you think that would be such a […]
When you think about dragons – you think of this large, all imposing, all terrifying beast. Destruction and passion and sheer power. Jasmine Dragon Pearl tea unleashes a different kind of dragon. Jasmine as a plant releases aromas that alleviates stress and encourages relaxation and […]