Category Archives: Tea Estate

Giving Thanks to the Tea Growers

  As a tea vendor and avid tea drinker, I like to join my wife, Janice, at this time of year to say thanks to all the hard-working tea growers out there. As much as we are working hard to earn … Continue reading

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Doke Silver Needle White Tea

Doke Silver Needle is a tea hand-crafted from tea buds harvested at first flush (or the first plucking season of the year). This tea derives its name from the fine silvery, thread-like protrusions from the bud that are whitish in color.

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Tea Leaf Grading – Outside of China

In the tea industry, tea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves themselves. The highest grades are referred to as “orange pekoe”, and the lowest as “fannings” or “dust.”

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