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Biluochun Biluochun: Biluochun is a famous green tea originally grown in the Dong Ting mountain of Tai Hu, Jiangsu
Province. It is renowned for its delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma, showy white hairs and early cropping.
Biluochun is divided into seven grades: Supreme, SupremeⅠ, GradeⅠ, Grade Ⅱ, Grade Ⅲ, Chao QingⅠ & Chao
QingⅡ, and the quality vary from Supreme down to Chao Qing.

 

Longjing (Dragon Well): Longjing Tea is a famous variety of green tea from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province where it is produced mostly by hand
longjingand has been renowned for its high quality, earning the China Famous Tea title. Longjing is divided into seven grades:
Superior, Special, and then 1 down to 5.

 

 

Huangshan Maofeng Tea Huangshan Maofeng Tea: Huangshan Maofeng tea is a green tea produced in the Anhui province of China. The
Tea is one of the most famous teas in China and can almost always be found on the China Famous Tea list. The tea
is grown near Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), which is home to many famous varieties of Green Tea. Huangshan
Maofeng Tea's English translation is "Yellow Mountain Fur Peak" due to the small white hairs which cover the leaves
and the shape of the processed leaves which resemble the peak of a mountain. The best teas are picked in the early
Spring before China's Qingming Festival. When picking the tea, only the new tea buds and the leaf next to the bud are
picked. It is said by local tea farmers that the leaves resemble orchid buds.

 

Wuyi Yan Cha (Rock Oolong): Wu Yi Yan Cha is a special subcategory of Oolong tea grown in the vicinity of Wuyishan City in northern Fujian
Wuyi yan cha Province. Wuyishan is a UNSECO World Heritage site, internationally recognized and protected for its biological
diversity and significance as an ancient cultural site. A long time center of tea production, farmers in Wuyishan
developed the methods for making Oolong tea around 1650. To the present, Wuyishan’s oolong tea, known as “Yan
Cha” or “Rock Tea” is considered by many to be the preeminent style of oolong tea.  Dahongpao (Bid Red Robe) is an
important Wuyi Yan Tea.  

 

Lapsang Souchong in Cantonese Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong (Lapsang Souchong in Cantonese): Zheng Shan means "Original Mountain" and only tea
leaves picked from Wuyi harvest area can be called as "Zheng Shan". It is originator of Chinese red tea. The tea leaves
are a small varietal called Xiao Zhong, which are dried and smoked over pine wood fires in the traditional way. It has a
distinctively rounded, sweet flavor with a hint of dry, spicy fruit, some cocoa undertones and naturally the smokiness for
which it is so famous. Many people have tried the Lapsang Souchong, but few people have ever tasted the authentic
Lapsang Souchong from the original farm where it was created around 400 years ago. This is your chance. An
outstanding tea from its birthplace! It is rich, soft and smoky made by artisan farmers in a small village called Xing Cun
(village) of Tong Mu Guang in the mountains of Wuyi, Fujian Province.  

 

Clay Teapots in Yixing (Purple Sand Teapot): Yixing clay teapots are made from Yixing clay. This traditional style commonly used to brew tea
Clay Teapots in Yixingoriginated in China, dating back to the 15th century, and are made from clay produced in the region of the town of Yixing
in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu. A teapot is the heart of a set of tea appliances. A good teapot not only
allows the tea leaves to give its best, it also helps a tea connoiseurship enjoy the art of brewing of Chinese tea to the
most.

 

 

Porcelain in Jingdezhen Porcelain in Jingdezhen: Ceramics have been produced for over 1800 years in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province,
China. Emperor Zhenzong decreed that Changnanzhen, as the city was know then, should produce all of the porcelain
used by the imperial court during the Jingde Period (1004-1007). The industry continued to develop there during the
Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties. Today Jingdezhen is a recognized center of porcelain production.   

 


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