Tag Archives: tea processing

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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Getting to Know Your Tea Terms: Post-fermented

Earlier on this blog we posted these articles: Getting to Know Your Tea Terms: Oxidation and Getting to Know Your Tea Terms: Fermentation. Now it’s time to explore a questionable tea term: post-fermentation (or alternately “post-fermented”). The first thing that … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Tea Terms: Rinsing/Washing

You may have noticed that a lot of vendors who sell premium teas, including us, will state in their steeping instructions that the leaves should be rinsed (some say “washed”) before the first infusion. Since the package label for most … Continue reading

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