Tag Archives: Tea from Taiwan

Tea from Taiwan, Featured Vendor

The vendor profile for Tea from Taiwan is a part of our Taiwanese Tea Vendor Series, covering a number of Taiwanese-tea specialized vendors that sell to the west. Tea from Taiwan was one of the first vendors based in Taiwan that sold … Continue reading

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The Royal Court, Uber-Premium Taiwanese Teas Feat. Zhu Lu, Long Feng Xia, Fu Shou Shan, Da Yu Ling 105k

You are now a seasoned veteran of Taiwanese teas. It has been hard work and you’ve spent alot of time and money, but it’s been worth it. You’ve tasted and mastered the whole lineup… Dong Ding, Baozhong, Oriental Beauty, uber-fresh … Continue reading

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The Price of Low-Elevation Taiwanese Tea

What is the average price of Jin Xuan? What about Oriental Beauty? Should I be buying in bulk?? Taiwan offers an eclectic and flavorful lineup of oolongs that goes far beyond their wonderful but pricy high-mountain collection. Though the western world remains a … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Oolong (& Black) Cultivars & TRES

The words cultivar and varietal are often used interchangeably (and incorrectly) around in the tea community. On this particular topic there is a ton of directly conflicting information and incorrect statements even amongst reputable sources. Knowing cultivars may seem ultra-technical … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Tea Vendor Guide

There are a number of vendors in the western world that offer Taiwanese Oolongs. Prices vary dramatically vendor to vendor and tea to tea (cheap, expensive) and there are even Taiwanese tea forgeries (i.e. grown in China/Thailand, harvested in a … Continue reading

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Four Seasons Oolong [Episode 14]

Another Oolong from Tea from Taiwan! We move from the ultra-premium Da Yu Ling to popular Taiwanese daily drinker, Four Seasons Oolong. In episode 14, Denny and James covers this fruity, inexpensive tea.

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The Price of High-Mountain Tea

Buying tea and shopping for deals can be confusing. The landscape of vendors is intimidating and oftentimes a simple purchase at the cheapest price can be a mistake. Complicating matters, there are no consistent quantity standards and varying shipping policies … Continue reading

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Da Yu Ling Oolong [Episode 13]

James & Denny do a short series on some wonderful Oolongs from Tea from Taiwan.  Episode 13 covers the very-famous, very-premium oolong from Taiwan, Da Yu Ling.

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Taiwanese Oolong Compendium

Taiwan has been described by Marshaln as “The Tea Shop Island” and is truly a tea lover’s heaven. Like Japan and unlike China, the standards for authentic Taiwanese tea are quite high. This doesn’t necessarily mean that all tea marketed … Continue reading

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