We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes the last two in the series of Chinese green teas: “Green Tea: Dragon Well (Longjing or Lung Ching)” and “Green Tea: Biluochun”. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!
Green Tea: Dragon Well (Longjing or Lung Ching)
Green Tea: Biluochun
This is the name Qing Emperor K’ang-hsi gave this tea, possibly on the same tour when he visited the Longjing gardens no great distance from the home of Biluochun, which is in Jiangsu Province just inland from Shanghai, where it grows on Dongding Mountain overlooking Lake Taihu. The name is usually translated “green snail (or conch shell) spring,”…(Read more)
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I never post reviews to T Ching, but of course that’s a lot of what I write about in my blog (Tea in the Ancient World). I’m converting a review of a black tea and sheng from old-plant sources in Laos (from this vendor) into a short version for a … Continue reading
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Established in 2005, International Tea Day brings awareness to the tea workers’ contributions to the tea world and their working conditions. It has been observed annually on December 15. However, starting in 2020 it will take place on May 21. But, how exactly should one recognize it? Well, if you’re a business owner I would steer away from using this day as just another marketing opportunity. As someone in the marketing industry, I wanted to offer some other options that businesses, tea related or not, can take into consideration if they would like to honour International Tea Day.