From the tea-forest: explore our 2020 harvest

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October's specials: 中秋 Zhongqiu, mid-autumn festival

Todays is mid-autumn, when the moon shines lit by the love of lady Chang'e who inhabits it, and we celebrate it with the first episode of a monthly series we imagined as a guide through our leaves, on a path that follows flavours, land, people, and fragrances. 中秋 Zhongqiu, mid-autumn leaves: the three special teas of this month. The sunlight is still a comfortable warmth, and the blue of the sky is brighter, as is the air we breathe: this season Yin and Yang coexist, in a lively dance of sun and moon, of refreshing air and warming heat. Just like an autumn forest, whose colours slowly change from green to red, these tea leaves release an ever more intense warm aroma, that will...

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2020 Harvest Season: climate datas and production forecast

Natural phenomena and human activity shape our climate and the outcomes of our harvest. These first few months of 2020 have experienced one of the most severe droughts of the decade. This article explains in detail how this situation affects the tea trees of Xishuangbanna, and why we should all take action and fight to protect our precious tea leaves.

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Gold Medal at the “Prix Epicures” Price in Paris

Our Yueguangbai Moonlight White Tea has won the gold medal at the prestigious Prix Epicures in Paris, kindly presented by UNAMI Maison de Thé.⁠We won the Thès Category in the most important price for Epicerie Fine, that is everything a wise man wishes to be delighted with. The biggest thanks goes to the people who work with us: our mountain team, with the experience and never-ending curiosity of our tea-master Li Er 力二, and our Chinese team, that has been following us like a family since the very beginning of our crazy adventure. ⁠Our leaves would have never made all the way from our enchanted mountain to Place de la Concorde in Paris without the precious and generous support of...

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European Tour – Our leaves go west

In Yunnan, in our forest, the rain is falling daily, to regenerate and nourish the soil. It reassures us about our tea trees, we know they will be good during the next dry, wintertime months.Our 2018 Spring harvest tea leaves have been packed and are ready to make their travel west, to Europe, ready to be experienced and enjoyed by every passionate, taste-lover who wants to join us.Between September 16th and October 9th we will be in Holland, France, and Italy: hereunder we publish a calendar, come back often checking for updates and feel free to contact us anytime for further information, suggestions, and bookings! September 16th, 1pm, The Hague @Filtro Coffee Presented by Jessica Zagers of The Aesthetic Leaf, we will...

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