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Boutique Pu’erh. How Much of a Story Does the Top End of the Western Boutique Pu’erh Market Tell?

by James September 21, 2019

If you follow what gets said about prices each year, you would end up with the impression that the average price of tea has gone up. But more specifically the price at the most sought after regions (say Lao Banzhang, Bingdao) have gone completely through the roof. A lot of this narrative is anecdotal. Tales of rich Chinese buying up all the top-end product from X area. Part of it can also be seen when someone in the Sinosphere posts the maocha prices per location. These lists come with all sorts of contextual caveats, but the trend seems real. I don’t see any red flags to really doubt this storyline, but I was curious if it’d show up by looking at some of the data of prices on production by western facing vendors.

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Aging White Teas & Aged Whites w/Char (Oolong Owl) [Inbetweenisode 211]

by James September 19, 2019

In this episode, I have a conversation with Char, best known for her popular blog Oolong Owl. This is a longer video and we cover quite a range of material. We begin by talking about the the different types of … Continue reading →
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2008 Liubao Brick via W2T [Inbetweenisode 206]

by James August 02, 2019

This episode, James drinks an old tea of the month club tea from W2T, a 2008 Liubao brick. This tea is nutty, smoothish, and woody. It’s not quite as rich as ripe, but still plenty drinkable and a decent change … Continue reading →
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