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Pu erh Grading Standard

Pu erh Grading Standard

Each tea has its own grading standard based on its quality and condition. Pu erh is the same. Due to the quality of raw material (mao cha / 毛茶) and the difference in process, Pu erh is sorted into ten grades.  From the highest grade […]

What is “Wet Piling” (Wo Dui)?

What is “Wet Piling” (Wo Dui)?

Traditional sheng pu erh tea can take years to age, before it developed this smooth and sweet flavour that tea lovers longed for. Yet, this wasn’t at all an issue in the early days. Men and horses transported the cakes by foot along the ancient […]

Pu Erh Tea Production Process in China

Pu Erh Tea Production Process in China

Here’s a video recorded during a tea exhibition in Yunnan, China. Discover how pu erh tea is compressed into beautiful cakes below:

Find out more about Teasenz’ Yunnan pu erh tea collection.

DIY Infographic: Pu Erh Tea Aged In Pomelo Citrus Fruit

DIY Infographic: Pu Erh Tea Aged In Pomelo Citrus Fruit

Learn how to let pu erh tea age in the skin of a pomelo and do it yourself! See the infographic below:

Purple Tea, Coffee Leaf Tea, Alcoholic Tea & More

Purple Tea, Coffee Leaf Tea, Alcoholic Tea & More

Lots of things are happening around the world when it comes to tea. Here’s a summary of all the news that you have to know about from this week. Purple Tea? Nelson Kibara has been growing tea in the Kerugoya region for 40 years. He […]

Pu Erh Tea, But Different: Breakable Chocolate Bar Shape For Easy Steeping

Pu Erh Tea, But Different: Breakable Chocolate Bar Shape For Easy Steeping

25.000 USD: TaeTea’s Horse Year 2014 Pu Erh Tea

25.000 USD: TaeTea’s Horse Year 2014 Pu Erh Tea

Chinese news agency, cnfold.com, reports that Taetea group announced its launch of the 2013 lunar year memmorial tea. The pu erh tea cake is called the ‘Hero Horse Tea’ as China is about to enter the year of the horse. This pu erh tea is […]

Teatea’s Classic ‘Dragon Seal’ Pu’erh Cake Price Collapses 20-30% from 6500 USD High

Teatea’s Classic ‘Dragon Seal’ Pu’erh Cake Price Collapses 20-30% from 6500 USD High

Major tea collectors in China are showing decreasing interest in investing in the luxury line of Teatea pu’erh tea. Industry leaders believe this is a good thing; too much price increases due to investments only hurt the brand in the long run. Thus this development […]

Mini Pu’erh tea

Mini Pu’erh tea

Mini Pu’erh tea

Mini Pu’erh tea in chocolate bar shape. Leaves picked by Teasenz tea masters. 

The Chocolate Pu Erh Tea Bar

The Chocolate Pu Erh Tea Bar

Pu-erh tea  is one powerful tea. It is made from the leaves and stems of the Camellia sinensis plant like Green, Oolong, and Black tea, but it is instead post- fermented. This means Pu-erh tea’s processing includes both fermentation and then prolonged storage, or  aging […]