This green tea (also known as Huangshan Maofeng) is grown in the mountains of Huangshan (which translates to Yellow Mountain) in the Anhui province of China.
Category: Loose Tea
Chinese Tea Mythology: Green Snail Spring (Bi Lo Chun)
Green Snail Spring…just as the name suggests, you would think. There are a couple of legends surrounding the origin of the name.
Chinese Tea Mythology: The Big Red Robe
Da Hong Pao is a well known oolong tea from Wuyi Mountains of the Fujian province of China.
Chinese Tea Mythology: The Legend of Pu’erh
To many tea connoisseurs, the leaf is like a fine wine what with its colorful flavors, delightful scents and beautiful array colors.
Chinese Tea Mythology: Lung Ching – Dragonwell
Dragon Well gets its name from a Chinese village of the same name: “Lung Ching” or “Lungching.” In the year 250 AD, there was a drought that took hold of this little village.
Chinese Tea Mythology: Bai Hao – White Fur Silver Needle
This tea is made from the unopened and pre-blossomed buds of the tea leaves. They get their description from the silky white hairs above their bodies.
Morning Cup #12 – October 5th 2011
Morning Cup is a daily segment where I post what I am drinking with a quick pic of my beverage and some initial thoughts. This is Morning Cup #12
2011 World Tea Expo (Day 1)
This year’s World Tea Expo is my 3rd trip to this event. I’ve appreciated the opportunities to learn and meet new people each year. I’ve made friends and contacts from every corner of the world and every continent save for Antarctica. The events and sights from this first day of the expo are similar to those from the past two years. Full of energy, vibrant colors and effusive scents tantalizing for everyone here. Read more to learn more.
Date Flavored Black Tea (52teas)
It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed one of the concoctions blended by Frank over at 52teas. His work can be both ingenious and esoteric. Since the blends largely come from community suggestions these 52teas blends can be hit or miss. I’ve found most of them to be pretty decent though. Including this Date Flavored Black Tea.
Announcement: 20% off Village Tea Co. tea for Tea-Guy Fans!
Village Tea Co. is offering a 20% off their Gentle Organic Lemon Ginger Green Tea to followers of this little Tea-Guy blog. You should go support them!
In order to get the discount, you must enter the following code: vtcteaguy10
This discount was presumably sparked by my review of this tea last week. Apparently I can save you money! Who Knew!