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All about the world’s favourite drink – camellia sinensis. Articles about different tea types, origins and varieties.

Chinse Zhang Ping Shui Xian Hsien Narcissus Water Sprite Square Pressed Fujian Oolong Tea

November 2016: Tan Cuong Fish Hook, Zhang Ping Shui Xian, Huang Shan Mao Feng, Chá da Vovó

Here is another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This November we have an exciting selection from around the world for you to try. We have selected the following four teas this month: a bold Fish Hook Vietnamese green tea from the renowned Tan Cuong growing area; a unique Zhang Ping…
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Arunachal Abali Autumnal

March 2016: Kirishima Sencha, Steamed Zomba, Deep Baked GABA, Arunachal Abali

Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have a new instalment of exciting teas for you to taste. For March 2016 we have an a delightful Kirishima Sencha green tea from Japan; an exotic Steamed Green Zomba tea from Malawi; a complex and fruity Deep Baked…
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Xue Ya Snow Bud

February 2016: Snow Bud, Mao Jian, King Pu-erh, Nandi Royal

Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have some contrasting teas for you to taste, some of which are very much at different ends of the tea spectrum in terms of processing and flavours. For February 2016 we have an exquisite and light Xue Ya Snow…
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Dian Hong Black Pagoda

December 2015: Ginseng Oolong, Tai Ping Hou Kui, Makaibari, Dian Hong

In December 2015 we are featuring the following teas for our tea club subscribers: Light: King Ginseng Oolong and Tai Ping Hou Kui; Dark: Dian Hong Black Pagoda and Darjeeling Makaibari Oolong; Mixed: King Ginseng Oolong and Dian Hong Black Pagoda. Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This…
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Tuo-cha Pu-erh

October 2015 boxes: Yin Zhen, Rohini Green, Smoked Oolong, Tuo-cha

In October 2015 we are featuring the following four very different gourmet teas: A delicate Yin Zhen white tea; the rare Rohini Green tea and complex Smoked Oolong, both from India; and our first dark tea – Tuo-cha, a type of pu-erh. Light: Yin Zhen Silver Needle and Darjeeling Rohini…
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Kenyan Purple Varietal Green Tea

September 2015: Purple Varietal, Harendong Green, Black Pearl, Doke Black

In September 2015 we are featuring the following teas for our tea club subscription: a great purple tea from Kenya, two Indonesian teas from Harendong and a very rare Doke Black fusion. Light: Purple Varietal Green Tea and Harendong Green Oolong; Dark: Harendong Black Pearl and Bihar Doke Black Fusion;…
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Black Mao Jian

August 2015: Monkey Picked Oolong, Bi Luo Chun, Mist Valley, Mao Jian

In August 2015 we are featuring the following teas for our tea subscribers. We have Monkey Picked Oolong, Bi Luo Chun, Mist Valley First Flush and Mao Jian. Light: Monkey Picked Oolong and Bi Luo Chun; Dark: Black Mao Jian and Mist Valley First Flush; Mixed: Monkey Picked Oolong and…
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Darjeeling Gopaldhara Red Thunder Oolong

July 2015: Jin Zhu Mao Jian, Jin Shan Shi Yu, Silvertips, Gopaldhara

In July 2015 we are featuring the following varieties for our tea subscription club: two special greens from Anhui in China – Jin Zhu Mao Jian and Jin Shan Shi Yu; there is the outstanding Silvertips from Sri Lanka and a strong dark oolong from Gopaldhara estate in Darjeeling. We…
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