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Processing Tea – Hand versus Machine

Term “hand-crafted tea” is being applied to a lot of teas these days. However, there doesn’t seem to be an official consensus on when a tea is “hand-crafted.” 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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