BIG vs. SMALL-LEAF Tea Plant Varieties
There are two main varieties under the species Camelia Sinensis - Small-leaf and Big-leaf. These varieties differ by size, structure, and other properties that influence the types of teas they make.
In Search of "Iron Goddess"
Taiwan's Iron Goddess oolong ("TieGuanYin"), with its distinctive lingering and unique flavor profile, has many mesmerized fans in Taiwan. But it was not easy to find this distinctive "taste".
An Overview of Oolong Tea
Introduction to oolong teas from the major 4 production regions in China and Taiwan. Read about the different types to get a good overview of this fascinating, yet confusing, category of tea.