Monthly Archives: November 2014

REVIEW: Tombo Tea – Bonsai (Genmaicha with Matcha)

Tea and origin: Sencha green tea, roasted brown rice and Matcha from the Maruyama Tea Estate near Mt Fuji, Japan Website: Tombo Tea Twitter: @tombo_london Link to Bonsai I was recently contacted by Louis Endo-Sloley who, with her son Manami, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Min River Tea – 2014 Huangshan Mao Feng by Fu Tai Yuan

Tea and origin: Green tea from Huangshan, Anhui Province, China. Tea made by tea masters from the Fu Tai Yuan farm. Harvested on 12 April 2014 Twitter: Min River Tea Facebook:  Min River Tea Link to Huangshan Mao Feng Tasting notes Dry leaf: The dry leaf … Continue reading

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REVIEW: What-Cha – Vietnam 2007 Wild ‘Dark Forest’ Dark Tea

Tea and origin: Fermented black tea from Cao Ba, Ha Giang Province, Vietnam Twitter: @What_Cha_Tea Facebook: What-Cha Link to Dark Forest This tea comes from wild growing trees in Ha Giang province that are between 200 and 800 years old. Ha Giang province shares … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tea Masters – 2014 Spring Manzhong Baozhong

Tea and origin: Light to medium oxidised organic oolong tea from near Pinglin, Wenshan, Taiwan. Harvested on 21 April 2014. Twitter: Tea Masters Blog: Tea Masters Link to Spring Manzhong Baozhong I’ve tasted a handful of Baozhong teas over the past couple … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Min River Tea – Two oolong teas by Su Wei Bo

Today I’m reviewing two teas – a 2014 autumn oolong and a 2007 aged oolong – made by Su Wei Bo that are available for purchase at Min River Tea. Su Wei Bo’s tea farm is a small-hold (300mu/49.5 acres) … Continue reading

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REVIEW: What-Cha – Vietnam ‘Wild Boar’ Black Tea

Tea and origin: Black tea from Nui Giang, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam Twitter: @What_Cha_Tea Facebook: What-Cha Link to ‘Wild Boar’ This tea is picked from wild trees that are between 200 and 800 years old. The tea has been named ‘Wild … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tea Masters – 2011 Spring Big Arbor Dian Hong from Yunnan

Tea and origin: Red tea from Mojiang, Yunnan, China. Harvested in April 2011 Twitter: Tea Masters Blog: Tea Masters Link to Spring Big Arbor Dian Hong Tasting notes Dry leaf: The golden tips mixed in with the black twisted leaves makes this … Continue reading

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