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Dahongpao, A New Chinese Tea Bubble?

“Since the middle of last year, the report says, prices of certain types of Da Hong Pao have increased tenfold. According to one expert interviewed by CCTV, the wholesale price for mid-range varieties of the tea has risen from between 200 and 400 yuan to around 4,000 yuan per kilogram, with retail prices reaching 20,000 yuan or more…


Seven Cups 2010 Wulongs (Oolongs) Arrived

After a long wait our 2010 wulongs have arrived. We have only tasted one so far (cupped if you are English), a Monkey Picked Anxi wulong. (For the people at PETA that called me a few years ago to inquire about the well being of the monkeys, no monkeys were actually used in the harvesting…