Category Archives: Bi Luo Chun

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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How Bi Luo Chun tea is made

As promised in my last post when I wrote about Bi Luo Chun tea, this time I will write a bit about how that tea is actually made. The tea leaves are plucked in the early morning hours each spring … Continue reading

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Tea recommendation: Bi Luo Chun

The name Bi Luo Chun was given by Emperor Kangxi and means “Green Snail Spring”. Of course this is a purely descriptive term for the spiral form of the tea which resembles cooked snail meat. This variety is often described … Continue reading

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Yixing is truly the chinese pottery capital

To get a few impressions have a look at this video. I hope you enjoy it. For all of you who can’t visit this beautiful city and its famous pottery market you can find some interesting links on the right … Continue reading

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