Tea Education

  • Mao Feng Monday 2020 #1: The Tea is too Early

      In this episode of Mao Feng Mondays I look a little deeper in a topic that has been bothering me recently, teas on the market too early. Mao...
  • Huang Shan Mao Feng, Hou Gu Sourcing 2020

    The final video of the 2020 tea season. I traveled to Hou Gu the site of a very popular Mao Feng from last year. Hou Gu is located in the core reg...
  • 24 hours of Tradational Hou Kui Making

    Since my last blog post a lot has happened. Mainly I went backl to Hou Keng for another three days. So much happened in those three days that it to...
  • Long Juan Tea factory

    Last October I visited Long Juan, Anxi, Fujian, China. I went there with the intent to learn about Tie Guan Yin my, my favorite tea. Long Juan...
  • Mao Feng Vs. Mao Feng: A lesson in pick dates.

    JULY 17, 2017 Mao Feng VS. Mao Feng: A Lesson in Pick Dates I came to China to learn about tea, and I didn’t waste any time. I arrive on Monday, ...
  • Hou Keng Hou Kui 2020, Part 1: Arrive at Hou Keng

    Tea seasons are crazy, especially in highly prized areas such as Hou Keng, the most famous location for Hou Kui. This year I took a day trip to mee...
  • A Lesson in tea buying 2/3: Dan Cong

    The second part of our three post serious is the shortest, but left me with the most unwanted tea.I don’t really care for Dan Congs. I know this is...
  • Huang Shan Da Gu Yun (大谷云) Written Telling

      As many of have seen I am trying to do more videos this year, really bring you in to the tea areas. That being said sometimes the ca...
  • Fuding Mix Up.

      I ride a bus deep into the mountains, get off, and just hope I am in the right spot. Sometimes I'm not. I got off the bus is a small area of Fu D...
  • Da Gu Yun

    This time we go to a region in Shi Xian, outside of the Huang Shan core region. We arrived in Shi Xian around 2 oclock on April 4th. At this tim...
  • Mao Feng Monday 2019 Day 1: Hou Gu

    Welcome to the first edition of Mao Feng Monday. Every Monday for the next few weeks I will be traveling to a Huang Shan Mao Feng producing reg...
  • Beyond Tea: Huizhou Culture

    In this new series called Behond the Tea. I will talk about things that are not exactly tea, but have some relation to them in one way or ano...