#formosa #taiwanteas Nantou Tea. Tasting Taiwanese Oolongs

Hello, my friends! Today we continue tasting Taiwanese teas Right now we’re in the office of a company that mainly deals with the final stage of tea processing firing they end up having great volumes of the most exquisite tea, I would say including some contest-winning teas But they receive Continue Reading

TEA SUBSCRIPTION – Dec. 2019

Welcome back! In this video we’ll look at the December subscription. There are three oolongs: Light Roast Tieguanyin, Song Zhong Phoenix Oolong, and the 1986 Aged Tieguanyin. These three teas are great for December because they can be brewed with boiling water. Let’s start with the Light Roast. The Light Continue Reading

How we SOURCE TEA

At Red Blossom Tea Company, we take pride in how we source our teas. Each year, during our sourcing trip, we focus on four factors to find the best crops: variety, provenance, harvest season, and crafting style. Unlike mass-produced tea bags, which are often flavored, it is these four factors Continue Reading

TEA COMPETITION Brewing Sets

Welcome back! In this video we’ll look at our updated competition sets. A [tea] competition set has a tea cup with a lid and it has a bowl. In tea competitions in Taiwan, these are very popular; they’re used similar to a coffee cupping set. Like a lot of the Continue Reading

How to TASTE TEA

Welcome back! In this video we’re going to look at how to taste teas. Normally in the West, we drink tea out of a big cup and don’t really think about it because it’s very convenient, but in Chinese tea it’s a little bit different. We always take the time Continue Reading

Intro to TEA TRAYS

This video is about tea trays, and why you need a tea tray for brewing Chinese teas. So traditionally, tea trays were made out of wood. There are many types of wood, from bamboo, to rosewood like this. In the early 1990’s, my late dad had imported a lot of Continue Reading

Understanding white tea: Fresh vs. aged white tea | How white tea is made | Water temperature.

In this video: what is white tea and how aging affects its taste. By the end of this video, you will be able to recognize white tea and also in particular to tell it apart from all those fake white teas that are out there on the market. So keep Continue Reading

Brewing White Tea – The Temperature Test

Hey Teaheads.This is Don from Mei Leaf. In THIS video, Brewing White Tea: The Temperature Test. In this video Celine and I are going to try to work out the BEST water temperature for brewing white tea. This video is going to go under the “Teamaster Classes” AND the “Drinking Continue Reading

The Problem with Scented Teas

Hey teaheads! This is Don from Mei Leaf. In this video, the problem with scented teas. In this video I’m going to be tasting some scented teas, and I’m going to be giving you my PERSONAL opinion about the types of tea that you should be avoiding. This video is Continue Reading

Caffeine in Tea – Facts and Myths

Don Mei : Hey Teaheads. This is Don from Mei Leaf. In this video : Caffeine in tea – facts and myths. In this video I’m going to be giving you all the information that you need about caffeine in tea, and we’re going to be debunking a few commonly Continue Reading