Category Archives: Tea production

Gyokuro tea

Gyokuro tea

Gyokuro is one of the most sophisticated tea types in the world. Its name translates from Japanese as “jade dew”, and is one of the most celebrated tea types in Japan! Let us learn more about this extraodinary tea! History and production  Gyokuro tea was first discovered by the owner of Yamatoyama tea company in […]

Japanese Sencha Green Tea

Japanese Sencha Green tea

Japanese Sencha Green tea is one of the most refined tea types! It has a wonderful history, an extraordinary taste and a number of health benefits! Let us learn more about Japanese Sencha Green Tea!  Sencha tea types As mentioned earlier, there are quite a few types of Sencha Tea. First of all, most Sencha […]

Oolong Tea

Oolong tea tasting

Oolong tea is one of the most famous and original types of Loose Chinese Green tea. It is known for its extraordinary production process, taste and the traditions associated with it. Let us discover Oolong Tea!  What is Oolong Tea? Oolong tea is the only semi-oxidised type of Chinese Green Tea. In fact, its production […]

Gunpowder tea

Gunpowder green tea

Gunpowder tea is one of the oldest and best known types of tea in China. However, its origins, production techniques, and even its name, are really very original. Let us discover what Gunpowder Tea really is!  Gunpowder Green Tea. History Gunpowder Green Tea originated in China during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). It is around […]

Orange Pekoe Black Tea

Orange Pekoe tea

Orange Pekoe Black tea is one of the most famous Ceylon Black Tea types. Not only is it very nice on its own, but it is also wonderful for blending other tea types, such as the legendary Earl Grey Tea! Let us discover all about Orange Pekoe tea!  Ceylon Black Tea. History and geography The […]

What is Earl Grey Tea?

What is Earl Grey Tea

Earl Grey Tea is overwhelmingly popular in the UK and beyond! It is probably the most renowned tea in the world! But what is Earl Grey tea? Where does it come from? How is it produced? Let us discover all this!  Earl Grey Tea owes its name to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, who was […]

What is English Breakfast Tea?

What is English Breakfast Tea?

English Breakfast Tea is extremely popular in the UK! But what is English Breakfast tea? Here is the answer to this question.  English breakfast tea originated in Scotland in the 1880s, thanks to a Scottish tea master whose surname was Drysdale. He wanted to create a very strong tea blend that would wake you up […]