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Spotlight Tea: 2008 Menghai “Classic” Ripe Pu-erh

The Menghai Tea Factory was an innovator in tea manufacture, being one of two tea factories in China that had developed the process of creating ripe pu-erhs (the other was the Xiaguan Tea Factory). We had in this wonderful one … Continue reading

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Spotlight Tea: 2007 Menghai “7672” Ripe Pu-erh

The Menghai Tea Factory was one of two tea factories in China that innovated a process of speeding up fermentation of maocha to produce ripe (cooked, shu) pu-erh. (See more info on the factory and this process.) Pu-erhs are often … Continue reading

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About the Menghai Tea Factory

2007 Menghai Tea Factory “7262 Ripe” Pu-erh Tea cake – up close and personal! Tea plant leaves have to be harvested and then processed. This processing is usually done in a tea factory. When you hear the word “factory” you … Continue reading

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