Tag Archives: Pu-erh Teas

Pu-erh Tea Plant Varietal

A welcome addition to your own personal tea adventure. An important part of any true gongfu tea ceremony is the sniffing cup (also called the “tall cup”). While there is some question on whether there is any real Chinese tea ceremony or if the West has adopted a “tea show” as a true ceremony akin […]

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A Merry Pu-erh Christmas to You All!

During the Christmas season, tea drinkers reach for black teas flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin, apple, and so on, but pu-erh is the tea of choice for some with a bit of an adventurous spirit. For pu-erh can indeed be … Continue reading

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Geographical Designation for Pu-erh Tea and Other Thoughts

It’s been a little over six years since the government in China approved and put into action Standard GB/T 22111-2008 which limited labeling teas as “pu-erh” (or pu’er, pu’erh, pu-er, etc.) to a certain geographical area (Yunnan Province, China). The … Continue reading

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