Knowledge and reviews about black and dark teas, including Pu'er.
Black tea, Pu'er & dark tea
Green in China. Black in the West.
26. September 2017
Green tea is by far the most drunk tea in China while the rest of the world drink black tea. Why? Here the answer.
Difference between green and black tea
15. October 2016
The difference is quite clear, you might say: "green tea is green and black it black." But what does turn the tea leaves, which are all green, to black? And how is the fresh green color preserved in green tea?
Tea mountains: Mengsong & Nannuo
09. January 2016
Gabriele is traveling Yunnan. He is hosted at Mr. Feng's tea factory in the countryside near Menghai and from there ventures on the Xishuangbanna tea mountains, where famous Pu'er tea trees are cultivated.
05. January 2016
After a longer-than-planned trip, Gabriele eventually arrived in Yunnan. This blog tells about its first day at a Pu'er tea factory and the visit to Laobanzhang, a village with ancient tea trees.
Fujian (1) - Fuzhou and Tanyang
25. April 2015
Gabriele moves south to Fujian, a province with an impressive diversity of outstanding teas. In this first blog entry he describes the first days in the province, spent in the capital Fuzhou and in the small mountain village of Tanyang. Here he witnessed the production of the local black and white teas in a family driven farm.