Tea: How Is White Tea Graded?

White tea has become a very popular drink in recent years. Though it’s been grown at least as far back as the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.), it is a new beverage to most people in the Western world. Later, during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) the emperor Hui Zhong declared white tea to be the most elegant form of tea, and this declaration made white tea more popular and increased the number of tea gardens growing the variety. During this same dynasty, a new method of white tea preparation emerged, known as the Song method. Prior to this, white tea leaves were processed into cakes and prepared by boiling pieces of the tea cake in kettles. During the Song Dynasty, white …

Tea: How Is White Persian Melon Tea Graded?

White tea is quickly gaining popularity in the Western world. Though it has long been praised in Asia, the rest of us are just beginning to get to know this delicate treat. And no other white tea is more delicious than white Persian melon tea. This rare blend of white tea is one that is pleasing to even the most discriminating palate. The best white Persian melon tea should be made from the finest blend of loose white tea combined with high quality sweet melon nectar. To ensure that you buy only the best quality white Persian melon tea, it’s important that you understand the most popular cultivars for white tea and the grades of white tea. There is no …