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What is Matcha?

What is Matcha?

    What is Matcha? The Espresso of Tea. Matcha is a traditional Japanese green tea powder produced by stone-milling a shade-grown green tea called tencha into a fine powder. Matcha has a rich cultural tradition as the tea prepared and revered during...

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What is Gongfu Cha?

What is Gongfu Cha?

    Gongfu Cha Kung Fu Tea Gongfu Cha (literally, “Kung Fu Tea”) is a traditional Chinese term that refers to two things: a special class of artisanal, handmade teas and a method of brewing teas of that caliber using particular vessels such as a...

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What is Green Tea?

What is Green Tea?

What is Green Tea? The Original Category of Tea. Green tea was taken out of wild and into agriculture after it was identified by ancient humans to have medicinal qualities.  The original green teas were sun dried and over millennia it has evolved into the...

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What is Black Tea?

What is Black Tea?

What is Black Tea? The Most Traveled Category of Tea. Black Tea,” as it’s called in the West, is known as “Hong Cha” or “Red Tea” in Asia, due to its dark reddish infusion color and dark colored dried tea leaves covered with...

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What is Herbal Tea?

What is Herbal Tea?

What is Herbal Tea? The Most Misunderstood Category. Herbal Teas refer to naturally caffeine-free products that are not actually “tea” in the botanical sense. New tea drinkers are surprised to learn that all true tea is made from the leaves of a single plant...

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What is Oolong Tea?

What is Oolong Tea?

What is Oolong Tea? The Most Artisanal Style of Tea. Highly sought-after by tea connoisseurs, oolong teas offer wonderfully complex aromatic profiles that are best savored slowly over the course of multiple infusions brewed in a traditional vessel such as a porcelain...

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What is White Tea?

What is White Tea?

What is White Tea? Elegant & Esteemed for Noble Sweetness White teas are a pure and noble expression of Camellia sinensis. Unlike the other types of tea, white teas are neither fired nor rolled. They are picked early in the spring season and allowed to simply air...

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