Organic Oolong Tea

If you’re looking to buy a quality wulong tea you may be wondering if you should buy organic oolong tea or conventional oolong tea. Or maybe you’re just wondering what the difference is between the two.

Organic usually means more than avoiding the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. It also says something about the way the soil is managed and the way the plants are cared for.

There are a few good reasons to buy organic oolong tea. If you buy organic produce because you don’t want the chemical residue on your food you would also want to buy organic tea. Especially since you can’t wash the residue off of the tea leaves.

Organic farming practices have a much smaller environmental footprint and it also creates a healthier environment for the workers. Organic tea farming takes more time and work but this extra care shows Continue reading

WuLong Tea Production Video

Since this is my debut post for my brand new site, I thought I’d start things off with a video showing the production of hand-made wulong tea (also referred to as wu-long or oolong tea). Continue reading

Wuyi Oolong Tea

Wuyi oolong tea is a distinctive, complex wulong tea that comes from the Wuyi Mountains located in the northwest part of the Fujian province of China. Wuyi oolong tea sprouts and grows in the gaps of the rock in the Wuyi Mountains making the cultivation of these plants both difficult but also spectacular. Wuyi Mountain is a large volcanic mountain that contains a variety of vertical cliffs, gorges and cave systems. Continue reading

Wulong Tea Tours

Have you ever been curious to see up close and personal where your favorite teas come from, and how the tea leaves are picked and processed? Well you may be in luck.

Starting in 2009 Seven Cups, a well-known Chinese tea importer, will be leading three separate tours of back-country tea gardens in China. these tours are for the avid tea enthusiast who’s truly interested in observing the delicate and intriguing tea making process and who is not afraid of putting in a little physical effort to get there. Continue reading