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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Today’s review will focus on the Teuksun Green Tea from Hankook Tea, sourced from the Honam Tea Estates. The Honam Tea Estates are located on the southern tip of South Korea’s mainland. To view this tea at the Hankook Tea website, please click here. The leaves used to produce the Teuksun Green Tea are harvested around the first days of summer (Ibha), typically in the first week of May. This harvest consists… Read More

Today’s review will focus on the Nepal Monsoon Flush 2014 Pearl Oolong Tea from What-Cha, and sourced from the Greenland Organic Farm in Taplejung, eastern Nepal. To view this tea on the What-Cha website, please click here. Below is a Google map showing the location of Taplejung District. The monsoon flush was harvested in August of 2014, and only six kilograms of this type of tea were produced by the Greenland Organic… Read More

Today I will be reviewing a Heavy Roasted Tu Quy Oolong Tea from the Lam Dong Province of Vietnam. I had previously completed a review of the standard Tu Quy Oolong, which you may read here. As I had mentioned in a post yesterday, I have been experimenting with roasting various teas at home. The Tu Quy oolong sample was one of the teas selected for roasting experimentation. Altogether, this tea spent… Read More

Today‚Äôs review will focus on the Krasnodar Large Leaf Black Tea sourced by What-Cha from the Dagomys Tea Estate in Russia. You may view and purchase this tea on the What-Cha website by clicking here. I covered the Dagomys Tea Estate in my review of the Krasnador Large Leaf Green Tea, but here is an excerpt from that review: “The Dagomys Tea Estate, among others in the Krasnador area of southern Russia,… Read More

Today’s review will focus on the Nepal Second Flush 2014 Cannon Ball Green Tea from What-Cha. What-Cha sources this tea from the Greenland Organic Farm located in eastern Nepal. To view and purchase this tea at the What-Cha website, please click here. Since I have covered What-Cha and Greenland Organic Farm on several occasions already, I have decided to use this space to remind my readers of the close-out sale going on… Read More

Today’s review will focus on the Nepal Second Flush 2014 Golden Tips Black Tea, sourced by What-Cha from the Greenland Organic Farm in eastern Nepal. You may view and purchase this tea by visiting the What-Cha website. I covered the Greenland Organic Farm in a previous post, Nepal First Flush 2014 Silver Oolong Tea. I would like to acknowledge What-Cha for the wide variety of teas from origins that you do not… Read More

Today’s review will focus on the TGFOP1 Second Flush 2014 Assam Black Tea from Panitola Tea Estate. This sample was provided by Lochan Tea. The Panitola Tea Estate is located in the Tinsukia district, in the South Bank of the Assam region in northeast India. Panitola consists of about 700 hectares (1,730 acres) of land under tea cultivation. Panitola produces both CTC grades and orthodox grades of black tea. This tea estate… Read More