Tea: What Are Good White Tea Blends

One of the most recent trends in Western tea drinking is white tea. Though white tea has been around for centuries, it has only recently become popular outside of the Asian world. And, even in China and Japan, where most white tea is grown, it was traditionally reserved for special occasions because of its rarity. Today, however, tea drinkers all over the world are enjoying white tea more and more. White tea comes from the same plant as other teas, the camellia sinensis. But, it is harvested before the leaves are fully open and while the buds are still covered with fine white hair. This makes the tea leaves much mellower, resulting in a much milder tea than black and …

Tea: How Do You Drink White Tea?

Tea is the world’s most popular beverage, next to water. But, some people are still fairly new to tea drinking, and are still learning the popular varieties and deciding which ones are they like best. One of the tea varieties that’s most popular today is white tea. White tea comes from the same plant as black and green teas, the camellia sinensis. What makes white tea different is when it is harvested and how it’s processed. White tea is harvested much earlier than other teas, before the leaves are fully open. At this point in the growing process, the tea buds are still covered by fine white hair, which is why it’s referred to as white tea. Unlike other types …

Tea: Online Ordering Of White Tea

If you’re new to tea drinking, you may wonder the best places to buy tea. Your local supermarket likely has just a small variety of tea, most of it in tea bag form. But, the real connoisseur, or connoisseur in the making, will want loose tea, and this can be harder to find than tea in other forms. Because white tea is rarer than black tea, it can be even more difficult to find than loose black or green tea. White tea comes from the same plant as other teas, but it is harvested much earlier than other teas, before the leaves are fully open. The tea is harvested while the buds are still closed and covered by fine white …