Da Hong Pao vs. Xiao Hong Pao

Thanks to those interesting discussions from Thomas and Kwok Ying about Da Hong Pao (大紅袍) these days on fb that gave me a chance to dick out some interesting information about Xiao Hong Pao (小紅袍) . As we all know that Da Hong Pao is a flagpole of Wuyi rock tea, but what is Xiao […]

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Danger of excessive consume tea per dag

The local TV, VTM, replayed a real medical program – De Kliniek tonight, in the program there was a mid-age woman who suffered the bone pain and was worrying for bone cancer. The blood test result was surprisingly confirmed she has no cancer, but the source of the problem is because of her tea drinking […]

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We are committed and devoted

I have been doing my best to promote tea and Chinese tea culture in Belgium since 1995, I can’t complain and say that I haven’t achieved a lot, because my efforts were noticed by the local government that I could have opportunities to participate intercultural activities organized by them; also my intention to promote the old traditional […]

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In Tea Every Detail Counts

It is delightful to read different opinions about tea tree cultivar on various social media. As matter of fact, there are lots of unique varieties in tea trees, growing environment and climate factors around the world today.   It is not only hard but also not fair to compare or to say which one is more […]

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There is ONLY ONE planet

We can think and talk a lot about the importance of enlightenment or finding Tao in life, we can talk about how important it is to live in ecological way or what kind of benefits we can get from mediation and/or relaxation…… Yes, we can talk a lot of wisdom and to share many clever […]

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Bai Ya Chi Lan Oolong

There are more than hundred different kind of tea trees for Oolong tea and each has its unique legend story, Bai Ya Chi Lan perhaps is not so well known as Tie Guan Yin but it certainly has its own based on its over 250 years history. Bai Ya Chi Lan is a member from the Oolong tea […]

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Taiwan Four Season Oolong

  How many different type of Oolong that I have in stock, frankly speaking I really don’t have the exact count. All I know is my collections of Taiwan Oolong probably can cover >75% of tea regions in Taiwan.  Among those oolong, Four Season Oolong from Ming Jian County, Nantou, can be considered as the […]

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Golden Oolong, Really?

A pretty heated topic discussed among Taiwanese tea friends on FB these days was about a new tea named “Golden Oolong (黃金烏龍)”.  Of course this ‘new development’ caught a lot of curiouasity, unexpectedly after the group tasting more questions were raised, so one took contact with the tea trader with the hope that tea trader […]

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