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How BiLuoChun is made

How BiLuoChun is made on Chái Lín Jūn’s tea farm picking, sorting, sha qing, rolling, drying, sipping QingMing, April 5th 2014 Advertisements

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Yixing we are coming back

Just about one week to go and we’ll be back in Yixing just in time for this years tea season. I plan to pick and make as much tea as I can and I might post about it here too … Continue reading

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Chái Lín Jūn’s 2011 harvest

I finally managed to visit Chái Lín Jūn’s tea-farm just 2 days in of this years harvest. Here an impression of, no, not the high quality tea they produce there, but of the rubbish that was deemed unfit and discarded … Continue reading

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2011 Yixing Tea Harvest

This year the tea harvest started a bit later due to the weather conditions but now finally it’s time. For one reason or another I still didn’t manage to go visit Chái Lín Jūn’s tea-farm to take some pictures despite … Continue reading

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What I’ve been drinking?

Inspired by TeaChat I’ll share what I have been drinking recently. It was about one hour after lunch, and I had some excellent 2010 YangXianXueYa. YangXian is the old name for Yixing and XueYa means snow leaf. I enjoyed my … Continue reading

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Tea in literature – II

Sie saßen und tranken am Teetisch, Und sprachen von Liebe viel. Die Herren waren ästhetisch, Die Damen von zartem Gefühl. Die Liebe muß sein platonisch, Der dürre Hofrat sprach. Die Hofrätin lächelt ironisch, Und dennoch seufzet sie: Ach! Der Domherr … Continue reading

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Tea in literature

Tea tempers the spirits and harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness, lightens or refreshes the body, and clears the perceptive faculties. [Confucius]

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