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Seven Cups Yunnan Tea Tour Day 6 & 7

Day 6 our Yunnan Tea Tour  packed up our little bus and took off for Jinggu. The Jinggu area is the largest forested area in Yunnan, and rich with many unknown mountains peaks with older trees. I have spent a lot of time in Jinggu and it always seems like I could stay there year… // MORE

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Seven Cups Yunnan Tea Tour Days 4 & 5

I got an email yesterday from a friend who asked me what had happened to the rest of the Yunnan Tea Tour’s blog postings.  Well, I have  been home just for a couple of days and am just starting to get back in the swing of things after recovering from killer jet lag. Better to… // MORE

Happy New Year!

Amazingly enough, I am sitting here on New Year’s Eve with all of my work done. It feels great. Everyone else has gone , their work done as well. I am drinking some remarkable puer, Da Xue Shan Sheng, a green puer that was transported for one week by mule…

Puer bubble bursts, again?

Wow, this story is almost a year and a half late. The crash came in the summer of 2007. The crash has been a good thing for everyone except for the tea merchants and puer speculators in Hong Kong and Taiwan, that hoped to get rich fast from puer, much like mortgage brokers and investment… // MORE