Formosa Oolong Tea

Taiwan oolong tea is also known as Formosa oolong tea. Portuguese explorers were the first Europeans to visit Taiwan; they were so impressed by the beauty they encountered they called it Isla Formosa, meaning “beautiful island”. The wulong tea grown here continues to be called Formosa oolong.

Even though it wasn’t originally discovered here, Taiwan produces some of the best wulong tea in the world. Part of the reason for this is because of their mature tea culture, but along with that they also have ideal growing conditions for growing and producing oolong tea. 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