Tag Archives: tea terms

How to Define Grand Cru Tea

Whether you’re new to fine teas or a true tea connoisseur, the term “grand cru tea” has very likely come up in your readings. However, few of the people using this phrase bother to define it, so being the ever … Continue reading

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About Teas and Terroir

More and more, the term terroir is popping up, and with the expected misrepresentations and explanations. One tea vendor even wants to include culture (as in types of clothing worn, languages spoken, traditions, etc.) in the mix. So I thought … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Tea Terms: Fermentation

The debate over whether black teas and oolongs are oxidized or fermented came up the other day. We had looked at the term “oxidation” awhile back here, so I thought that it was time to address the term “fermentation” and … Continue reading

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