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It's All About Tea — dian hong

Tea with friends: the story of Vera in Yunnan

Posted by Boyka Mihaylova on

Today we sit down to chat with Vera from the Netherlands. A female entrepreneur, globetrotter, and avid tea lover, Vera has spent her last five years living in Yunnan after cycling half the globe to get there!

Let's dive into the story and follow her on her ongoing journey on the path of tea. (Read more)

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Dian Hong: An Exceptional Chinese Black Tea From Yunnan

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Dian Hong Tea means "Yunnan Red Tea." While "dian" is an aboriginal word for Yunnan, "hong" is the hong in hong cha, which means red in Chinese. In the west, we call it "Black Tea"Today, most Dian Hong Black Tea varieties grow at high-mountain elevations of 1500m and up above sea level. Growing in ecologically pure areas, the finished tea has an exceptional aroma and taste. Rich, mellow, and sweet, with mouth-watering notes of fruits, honey, and sweet potatoes. (Read more)

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Let's Get Tea Drunk On Dian Hong Black Tea

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Centuries ago Chinese black tea steadily paved its way to popularity in the west. This wasn't the case in China, where people preferred freshly processed green teas. Black tea was no more than an export, something locals dare not drink themselves. It wasn't until quite recently that Chinese farmers began rediscovering the beauty of a well-executed black tea. Dian Hong Black Tea is one of those teas that is highly honored today. Originating in Yunnan province, it is made from wild ancient tea trees. The final taste is full of qi and sure to get any tea connoisseur tea drunk in no time. (Read more)

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